Every morning Mrs Linder takes her students into the multi- purpose room to practice yoga. It is a great way for the students to learn how to focus, relax and get prepared for their day at school, AND they enjoy it!!!

We live in a world surrounded by technology. And we know that whatever field our students choose to go into as adults, their ability to succeed will increasingly depend on understanding how technology works. But only a tiny fraction of us are learning how technology works. Fewer than half of all schools teach computer science. That’s why our entire school joined in on the largest learning event in history: The Hour of Code, during Computer Science Education Week (December 4-10). More than 100 million students worldwide have already…

    Snowflakes on Tongue Grade: 4   This project was not only silly and funny, but gave us an opportunity to change our drawing perspective. We started with a circle with a bump on the top for the nose, then added a watermelon slice shape for the mouth, followed by the tongue, teeth, and then simple lines/shapes to make a scarf, body and arms. Then the real fun began! Crazy hair, patterned sweaters/jackets, and snowflakes! Lesson Learning Target: Experimentation with perspective, shape, and pattern in a fun…

On Dec. 20, 2017, Mrs. Hood’s 1st Grade at Mount Vernon Elementary School presented two Reader’s Theatre stories to their parents and grandparents. They also shared copies of a book published by the class, called “A Place I’d Like To Visit”.