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Archives - January 2016

29
Jan

The 100th Day is here – come on and give a cheer!

The Holy Cross Primary School celebrated the 100th day of school in style! Students in grades, pre-k, kindergarten, and 1st, made t-shirts with 100 objects or designs. Throughout the day, the boys completed math, language and science activities. Kindergarten and 1st grade students used dictionaries to look up 100 nouns, verbs, and adjectives. They used …

26
Jan

Fourth Grade Researches Historical Figures

4th grade students researched and wrote biographies on historical figures. Students were directed to research the historical figure’s early life, adulthood, and notable achievements They were given sheets with QR codes that lead them to informational videos and websites. Students compiled a five paragraph essay and developed a foldable lap-book containing additional information that student’s …

26
Jan

3rd Grade Students Write Narratives

3rd grade students wrote their own personal narrative of either a good or bad day that they had experienced. They voice recorded their stories which allowed them to proofread for mistakes. They turned their voice recordings into QR codes to share.

26
Jan

First Graders = Computer Programmers

The first grade students were transformed into computer programmers. Using our Project Lead the Way science program, they are in the early stages of designing their own animated stories using code. Each boy had the opportunity to try and get “Rosie”, a robot dog, from one side of the game board to the other, avoiding …

19
Jan

Honor Roll

Congratulations to the following students for being named to the honor roll for the 2015-2016 fall semester. 2nd Grade: Matthew Krail, Percy Thompson. 3rd Grade: Tommy Ashby, Christian Lee, Richard Sanderson, Nicco Tommaseo, Patrick Ventura, Ethan Voorhies. 4th Grade: Douglas Alsem, Giancarlo Arencibia, Landon Davis, Matthew Handy, Wyatt Hess, Amari Jacob, Cody Miller, Lance Morrell, …

19
Jan

High Honor Roll

Congratulations to the following students for receiving “High Honors” for the 2015-2016 fall semester. 2nd Grade: Chase Cooper, Matthew Cooper, Miles Cornin, Hiep Duong, Nicholas Dupre, Jude Feaheny, Jude Fos, Jacob Guichard, Korry Hill, Midan Hotard, William Imbornone, Jackson Koenig, Andrew Launey, Noah Olivio, Jackson Ruiz, Cooper Senac, Michael Silva. 3rd Grade: Joshua Adams, Matthew …

13
Jan

PLTW Energy: Collisions

The 4th grade students are working on their first Project Lead the Way module – Energy: Collisions. The activity helps students build skills that will allow them to design, create and test a vehicle restraint system. Students are studying the history of the seat belt using iPad apps – Monster Physics and TinkerBox. They are …

12
Jan

Junior Achievement Program

The Primary School students are participating in the Junior Achievement Program. The program introduces students to life skills necessary for themselves, families, community, city and region. We are fortunate to have wonderful volunteers working with our students in this program.

4
Jan

First Annual Christmas Concert

The Primary School presented the first Annual Christmas Concert and performed for a standing room only crowd. Each class performed two songs and joined together for a unified performance of We Wish You a Merry Christmas to conclude the concert. All in attendance were impressed with the musical talent of the students. We look forward …