Green Elementary’s annual dress your best luncheon was held on Valentine’s Day, February 14th. The Student Lighthouse team, along with advisors Mrs. Swope and Mrs. Hill, selected the theme of kindness and conversation heart colored decor or including tablecloths, candy centerpieces, balloons and flowers. Students were treated to a special dress your best chicken meal, prepared by Miss Cherokiee and Miss Cindy, followed by cake for dessert sponsored by PTO. The Student Lighthouse Team helped t...
Students recently participated in our Lovely Ladies & Dapper Dudes workshops in preparation for our annual Dress Your Best luncheon. This year our ladies created bracelets to wear and our dudes chose neckties and learned how to tie them. We are thankful for the volunteers from our school district and community who joined the students to help guide them during the activities. Students showed off their creations and new skills at our luncheon held on Valentine’s Day.
Our Lovely Ladies and Dapper Dudes workshops will go on as planned for 2/6 and 2/7 even in the event of a weather delay.
“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” Henry B Adams. Some examples of student leadership, in connection with Green Elementary & local community, highlighted by Principal Rebecca Osburn:
Students in Mrs. Maggie Mace's preschool class had the opportunity to discuss how animals in nature will look for food in the winter. The class also took action to create feeders that were then placed on the playground to help provide a snack for hungry critters. Students wrote about and drew pictures of the animals they hope will come eat from their feeders and have been making observations to see how long their feeders will last. Preschool was so excited with their work!
Our school hosted our 5th annual Student for a Day event where parents had the opportunity to shadow their student for part of a day to see what leading and learning are like first hand at Green Elementary. Over 100 parents participated in the school visits which offered them the chance to experience daily curriculum, specials, lunch and recess. Our school greatly appreciates the support of our school community for this and all of our school events!
The Student Lighthouse Team of Green Elementary hosted a Veteran's Day ceremony. The students led the Pledge of Allegiance and shared facts about Veteran's Day, while Mrs. Travis played Taps on her trumpet. Several local veterans joined our school for the event and were thanked by our students and staff for their service to our country. Mrs. Swope and Mrs. Hill, Student Lighthouse Advisors, coordinated the efforts which included a miniature American flag for all students. A special thanks to ...
Students in Mrs. Nott's and Mrs. Ward's second grade classes celebrated a "book birthday party" for the release of the new children's book, Thelma the Unicorn by Aaron Blabey. The story is about a pony who wants desperately to be a unicorn, however, after having the chance to be one she learns that being herself is what is most important. Students wore unicorn crowns and participated in numerous reading, writing and math activities connected to the story throughout the day. It was a magical expe...
The PTO of Green Elementary surprised students by purchasing Green School Rocks t-shirts for all of our students! The shirts will be worn by students and staff to share school spirit at various events and activities throughout the year.
Students in kindergarten and first grade had a great time visiting Alley Park and Walker's Pumpkin Patch to learn more about natural habitats, plant growth cycles and Ohio wildlife. Each student was able to being home a pumpkin thanks to our generous PTO!
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