Going into Ms. Miller’s classroom, everyone was scared of the cow eye dissection. We all thought we would get sick to our stomachs. Ms.
KSNT Meteorologist Matt Miller visited the 5th graders at Spring Valley Elementary on Wednesday the 18th. The students learned about air pressure, wind speeds,
A murderer? Clearly.
Insane? Quite possibly.
Guilty or not guilty?
That is the question that Miss Madsen’s Language Arts class debated during their mock trial for “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe.
This week instructional coaches, Darcy Hocker and Angela Pond had the opportunity to present at the KSDE Annual conference. The session was entitled, “Grow Collective Teacher Efficacy to get Results.” They taught the audience about John Hattie’s work on which instructional strategies have the highest impact on student learning. After building background knowledge and creating a common language on high impact strategies and effect sizes, they introduced the Achievement Team process.
At Washington the third graders have been working very hard to prepare themselves for their future! Being able to work with a team to
“Families Matter” was the theme for our first parent night of the year. As a staff, we decided to focus on getting to know
“I personally believe that students gain a sense of confidence and better understanding of who they are when they intern. Because they are placed in site that reflects their career interests, it challenges them to seek out whether this is the career that they really want or maybe they should seek out something new. Either way, internships are a great way for students to explore what they really love and where they want to go after high school.” – Laura Miller, Teacher at JCHS.
The following article was provided by Ana Anderson, 5th grade teacher at Jefferson Elementary Thursday, August 31st was an exciting day at Jefferson Elementary. First
The Geary Community Schools Foundation is offering discount cards for sale through USD 475 elementary and middle schools. Students will receive their sales packets on Tuesday, August 29th and will continue selling the $10 cards featuring 19 Buy-One-Get-One Free offers until Tuesday, September 12th. Proceeds from the sales of the discount cards directly support the participating schools and the Geary Community Schools Foundation.
Students will be provided education and information about the eclipse on or before August 18th and again on August 21st before activities begin. Teachers and staff realize the great teaching opportunity this event brings. Staff will also discuss safety guidelines with students and confirm that all participants have proper safety glasses.