Dr. Seuss was the center of the activities and themes that the students and staff participated in throughout the week to celebrate Read Across America. Whether students were eating green eggs and ham, drawing their favorite Dr. Seuss character or wearing their pajamas to school for one of our theme days, the students and staff members had a great time combining literacy with laughter and art.
The Kindergarten students at Union Furnace Elementary celebrated their 100th day of school today. Rita Reis and Gretchen McKenzie, our Kindergarten teachers, created engaging lessons and activities for their students. All of the activities incorporated the number 100 and allowed students to work together in pairs and in small groups. One fun lesson allowed the students to create a necklace using 100 fruit loops! Learning is always fun at Union Furnace Elementary!
The Family Literacy night scheduled for Tuesday, February 6, 2018 is being cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and once a new date is selected for our literacy night, we will share the information with our families. Thanks for understanding and for your continued support of our school.
The "reading sheriff" made another visit to the school today. From time to time, he stops in each of the classrooms to learn about the types of books students are reading and to see the literacy activities that the students are participating in during class. Students and staff never know when he may show up, but are always happy to see him. Many students say he resembles Mr. Nott, the principal. Hmmm... It is always a fun time for the reading sheriff when he visits the classrooms and sees...
"A broad education in the arts helps give children a better understanding of their world…We need students who are culturally literate as well as math and science literate." –Paul Ostergard. Fantastic Music & Art highlights from Union Furnace Principal Roger Nott: Art and Music are two of the Specials students attend each week at Union Furnace Elementary.
Union Furnace Elementary Student Council Members sponsored a food drive prior to our holiday break. Thanks to the support of our Union Furnace Elementary families, as well as the Starr Township Volunteer Fire Department, we were able to provide six families with a meal. In addition to providing these meals, the student council members were able to donate 133 pounds of food to the Southeast Ohio Foodbank. If you have an idea you believe student council could be part of, please feel free to giv...
Dressed as Pilgrims and Native Americans, the kindergarten students participated in a Thanksgiving feast with their families. Prior to the feast, the students learned about Thanksgiving through read alouds, writing, art, and video clips. Happy Thanksgiving from the staff and students of Union Furnace Elementary!
On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, the fourth grade students led staff, students, and community members in an assembly honoring Veterans. The program consisted of informing the audience about the history of Veteran's Day, songs, quotes, and poetry. Also, student Art work was displayed throughout the building and our "Wall of Honor" was available for families to view in the front hallway.
Time flies when you are having fun! It is hard to believe that students and staff members have wrapped up the first grading period of the school year. The students of Union Furnace Elementary had many great experiences the first nine weeks of school in addition to the academic challenges provided in their classroom. Here are some of the activities that the students were able to participate in: * Bus Safety * Super Hero Lunches *Student of the Month * Field trips for Pre-School, Kindergar...
We welcome Union Furnace Elementary students and staff back for a record-breaking year in learning, creating & discovering new potential! UF has implemented an awesome Superheroes theme/discipline plan, which begins each morning as they recite, "To Be Our Best at UF, I pledge to be Helpful Encouraging Respectful and On-task".
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