Friday, May 20, 2011

I have definitely forgotten how many things happen the last few weeks of school. But even with all the extra activities, there is learning happening in the classrooms.  Below are first graders from Mrs. Mendrek's class presenting their research projects.
 Throughout the year, the music classes work on their "Music Memory" lessons.  Students are assessed and the top students participate in a "Music Memory" competition.  Below are our winners.  Our own Mr. Bowers helps to create the truly amazing lessons for this program.  If you have never observed a lesson, I encourage you to watch next year. 
In Ms. Brown's 4th grade music class, the students from Mrs. Phillips' class have learned to play the school song on their recorder.  This is earning their "black belt".  If you have a 4th grader, ask them to play you the song.  
OHE's first 3rd grade Talent Show.  I heard there were some amazing acts!  Thank you to Mr. and Mrs. Williams for overseeing this production.
 In addition to closing out the year, we have begun planning for next year.  One newly approved program is Lego Robotics.  Although not all the details have been finalized, it will be available for some 4th and 5th graders next year and will need to begin immediately when school starts so the students are ready for competition in November.  More information will be coming. 

Due to 5th grade graduation next Friday, there will NOT be an assembly.  Our next and last assembly will be May 31st.  Please pass the word.