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Homecoming Hype

Posted on: Friday, October 14, 2016

York High School cheerleaders and football players greeted Yorktown Elementary students as they entered the building to create excitement about their upcoming homecoming game. The high school students greeted the school on the morning show and then visited each classroom to encourage students to always do their best and work hard in school. Each class received a personal invitation to attend the homecoming game on Friday night. Read more

Fire Safety

Posted on: Friday, October 14, 2016

Elementary school students across the division have been learning about fire safety from the experts as we recognize Fire Prevention Week. Fire trucks and personnel have visited various schools to demonstrate their gear and safety equipment. Students have learned to never hide from firefighters when they enter a home as well as how to Stop, Drop & Roll. YCSD thanks our first responders for all they do for our community. Read more

Scientific Investigation

Posted on: Friday, October 14, 2016

After watching a commercial about a ketchup brand that claimed to be the thickest, students worked in cooperative groups to design their own experiment that tested the viscosity of three different brands of ketchup. Read more

BMES Random Acts of Kindness

Posted on: Friday, October 14, 2016

Students from Bethel Manor Elementary School (BMES) are exhibiting the true meaning of kindness. The Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) group promotes kindness throughout the corridors of the school. For the next four weeks students will have the opportunity to spread kindness. One of their first acts? The students decided to give a cupcake to the kindergarten and first grade teachers and para-educators. Read more

QLMS Art Awards

Posted on: Friday, October 14, 2016

Queens Lake Middle School students displayed their artwork in a juried competition during An Occasion for the Arts, an annual celebration of visual and performing arts, in Williamsburg this month. Queens Lake won first place for Youth Art and honorable mention awards went to Peter Dang, Taylor Mullins-Davis and Jason Shen. The award for middle school "Best in Show" was awarded to eighth grader Kaileigh Rivers for her self-portrait in charcoal. Congratulations Queens Lake Middle School artists! Read more

Seaford Monarchs in First Grade

Posted on: Friday, October 14, 2016

First graders at Seaford Elementary School spent the first quarter learning about Monarch butterflies. Sabrina Phan’s class had hands-on experience with the life cycle of the butterflies, as they got to watch eggs hatch and the caterpillars grow and become beautiful Monarchs. The children even helped tag and feed more than 20 Monarchs. The students loved watching the daily changes in the classroom. The love of Monarchs has transferred over into daily student writing, reading, and some have even found their own caterpillars to watch go through the life cycle. They have become lifelong Monarch lovers! Read more

Science in the Classroom

Posted on: Friday, October 07, 2016

Science took center stage at Yorktown Elementary Math, Science, and Technology Magnet School as fifth graders explored chemical changes. By conducting a series of science experiments, students were able to discover the individual chemicals associated with an initial chemical reaction they observed. Read more

MVES Students Create Pulley System

Posted on: Friday, October 07, 2016

Third grade students in Chelsea Hall's class at Mt. Vernon Elementary School (MVES) have been learning about simple machines. This week they worked in groups to create a pulley system to raise a flag. They were given a variety of materials, a planning and data-gathering sheet, and a deadline for completion. The final projects were then displayed in the school. Read more

MES Book Promotions

Posted on: Friday, October 07, 2016

The staff at Magruder Elementary School (MES) took a new approach to help build a love of reading with their students and parents this school year by creating a special "library" of book promotions. Each staff member created a book cover about a children's book they enjoy and shared why this book was so meaningful to them. The children, parents, and other staff have loved reading each "book" on their way to the school’s media center each day. Read more

DES Kindergarteners Make Applesauce

Posted on: Friday, October 07, 2016

Lindsey Blackmon's kindergarten class at Dare Elementary School (DES) spent time learning all about apples last month. They studied the seasons, their five senses and ended the week making a tasty treat — applesauce. Read more

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