Students in kindergarten and first grade had the opportunity to learn about safety with the Deputy Phil Program. The students enjoyed the games and magic tricks used by the presenter to share the message of making smart choices when it comes to personal safety.
Before winter break, Green Elementary hosted their annual Holiday Workshop. This year the theme was Snoopy and the Peanuts gang and the building was decorated with Peanuts themed displays and lots of student work. With the help of numerous parent volunteers, the staff organized a day of activities for the students that allowed them to experience some alternative learning opportunities including games, crafts, stories, snacks and creative art. In addition to the learning stations, the building al...
All of the Elementary Technology classes, kindergarten through 4th grade, have been learning about computer programming this month. Students have been using programs from “Hour of Code” to learn what it is like to program a video game. They have had to use math, reading, problem solving, and perseverance to work through all of the challenges in the programs. They also learned cooperation by sharing a computer and coding with a partner. This has been one of the favorite activities in technolo...
The students of Green had the opportunity to visit the Bowen House to tour the annual Festival of Trees display. While at the house students toured the house, sang holiday songs and enjoyed a cookie. Special thanks to Miss Woodburn and Mrs. Short for hosting specials at the house and to PTO for supplying the cookies for each student.
The students of Green are getting ready for the holidays with a Peanuts Celebration! In addition to preparing for our annual PJ & Workshop Day later this month, students created Snoopy & Friends themed ornaments in art class that cover a tree at the Bowen House's annual Festival of Trees. The display opens Saturday, December 3rd from 6-9 pm and will be open throughout the month of December. A special thanks to specialists Julie Woodburn, Rachel Leffler and Larilyn Short for making the display po...
Our school had the wonderful opportunity to welcome home Mr. Lance Roberts, our fourth grade teacher who has been on military deployment since April. We scheduled an all school video chat in the cafeteria with Mr. Roberts under the guise of wishing him a Happy Thanksgiving. During the chat we experienced some planned "technical difficulties" which gave Mr. Roberts time to come out and surprise his son, Soldier, a third grader at our school. The entire school was excited to watch the family reuni...
Green Elementary held their first Student Lead Conferences recently. Students were invited to help run their parent conference by sharing their leadership notebook, their achievements and their areas for growth. The feedback from students, parents and teachers was overwhelmingly positive for the new format. Of all the conferences held, over 85% included student leaders- a great turn out for the first time! Students who participated received a special CEO certificate to include in their Leadershi...
Green Elementary recently held their annual Student for a Day event where parents are invited to come and shadow their student for part of a day to experience elementary learning first hand. Parents participate in lessons, attend specials, eat lunch and play at recess just like their students. These visits offer parents insight into classroom routines, curriculum expectations and what takes place in our building on a daily basis. Each year the popularity of this event has grown and this year ove...
The students at Green are excited for snow for a new reason this winter. Under the direction of art teacher, Miss Woodburn, the students were able to create a public art display in the form of a snow plow! The plow was painted by the entire student body with a Keith Haring inspired mural and the phrase "Kindness is Everything". Everyone at Green anxiously awaits the day when the snow falls and "our" plow is spotted on the roads of Hocking County!
Third grade completed projects on our past and present presidents. They researched articles and books, made a poster, and presented to their class. Some students even dressed up like their president! They all did a wonderful job!
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