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    We hope Thanksgiving brings you reasons to be grateful! Reflecting on this year, we are grateful for our students, your support and our wonderful community here at MSBG. Happy Thanksgiving!¬†
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This week our students studied the density and The Principle of Lift. Students made the perfect paper airplanes based on their understanding of how air density affects flight. On Thursday, students will have a paper airplane contest to see how far their planes will go. In biology and botany, students studied plant roots and the...
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This week we completed our study of Native Americans. We will end our unit with a celebration on Monday, November 21st. Students have chosen a tribe to study with a partner for the festivities. Based on their studies, they will create a craft and food for our Lower Elementary students to enjoy. Please take a...
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What a fun last few weeks! It is hard to believe that we were just at camp last Wednesday! Thank you for your help and support in making that trip happen for our students! It was a pleasure to connect with you during the conferences last week. We appreciate all of your support and input. ...
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This week our students were busy learning in and outside of the classroom! Students learned about the Natives of the Northeast region. We made Seminole fry bread and pumpkin butter, which were a big hit! In Math, students worked on common factors, prime factors, and multiplication. In Geometry, students worked on angles. For 5th- year...
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This week we began Peace Pals. For Peace Pals, older students (6th and Middle School) plan lessons that focus on peace and present them to our younger students. This is an excellent opportunity for leadership, community, and peace. In the classroom, students study native peoples of the Northeast and make bandolier bags as an optional...
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This week, students studied Stellar Nucleosynthesis in Science. Students have also been presenting their science projects. It was a lot of fun, and their work was awe-inspiring! Students have been working on prokaryotes, botany, or cells for biology. In Geometry, students are working angles. In math, they are working on factors and multiples. Grammar jumped...
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Hello, families! This week Mike McMaster from the Wood County Historical Museum taught us about Native American History in our local area. Ms. Kristine continued to share her work on Native American History as well. We learned about the French and Indian War, the Indian Citizenship Law, and the massacre at Wounded Knee. We also...
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This week in Upper Elementary, students studied the Universe and are working on 3-D examples of everything from the Earth’s place in the Solar System to types of particles. In history, we examined the Incas and Mayans. Next week, we have a guest speaker from the Wood County Museum to share Native American of Ohio...
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So much happening in the classroom right now! The culminating activity for the Egypt simmilaton  was full of hands-on activities. Both upper elementary classrooms combined to work at 12 different stations around the room. Some of the activities included; building a pyramid, earth cosmetics, clay cartouche, laundry, and the embalming process. Our Spanish students performed...
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