BookEnds is a book club for Upper Elementary students and a parent.
The club meets 6 times each year on Thursdays from 5:00-6:30 PM.
Book focus: Shakespeare's Secret by Elise Broach
Leader: Kate Garzon, UE Teacher
On Friday, November 16, 2018, the LE students will visit Churchville Nature Center to learn about the life of the Lenape people through a hands-on, living history program. Students will explore a Lenape village and learn about family life, cooking, gardening, hunting and other basic skills. Students will also deepen their appreciation of the natural world by exploring nature trails. On this day, students will travel to the nature center in Churchville, PA. They will depart from school at 9:00 AM and return to school at 2:30 PM. Students should bring a disposable lunch to eat at the nature center. What to bring/wear: - Bring disposable lunch - Wear weather-appropriate clothing - Wear comfortable walking shoes (No flip flops) - Bring water bottle Permission Due:Friday, November 9, 2018.
Recently we had some questions as to the school practice related to lowering the U.S. flag when there is a national day of mourning, as in the recent tragedy in Pittsburgh. Our school follows federal guidelines related to when to fly the U.S. flag at half-mast. They are as follows:
On national days of mourning the children may have questions about why the flag is flying at half-mast. The teachers will respond to any student questions with care for the age of the child and sensitivities of parents to how much knowledge their children should have on particulars related to each incident.