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Kindergarten Registration is Now Open kg reg

Kindergarten registration for the 2021/22 school year is now open. Please click here to learn more. 

2021/2022 VLI Application Now Available vli application open

The window to apply for the 2021/2022 HCSD Virtual Learning Institute (VLI) is now open. Please click here to access the application.

Mrs. McQueary's Math Class jm

We are studying volume in 5th grade math class. The students built paper boxes and filled them with cubes to determine the volume.

6th Grade Strings: Mrs. Stoffel's Class ms

Students are playing both pizzicato (plucking the string) and arco (with the bow).  Students are learning both string and band instruments this year during their assigned quarter for music. 

Fun with Friction! se

Force and motion science lab! 5th grade completed a friction lab to learn about the impact friction has on motion. They tested their hypothesis and collected data and analyzed their results. Fun with friction!

Dream House Construction tc

Students are using area and perimeter skills to design and build their dream houses. It just shows that knowledge can take you one step closer to your dreams. 

Fossil Digging tc

Students are putting their paleontologist skills to the test to excavate chocolate chip fossils from crumbling cookie dig sites and determine what delicious dinosaurs they might have discovered. 

Fourth Graders Create Ecosystems ag

The fourth graders in Ms. Groh's class created their own imaginary organisms this week. After creating their organisms, they put all of their organisms together to create an ecosystem. They learned that the biotic (living) and abiotic  (nonliving) factors in an ecosystem are all connected.

Main Idea and Details ld

4th graders are learning how to identify the main idea in a text and find its supporting details! They are working hard to go back within the text to pull text evidence to support their thinking! 

State Testing Dates for In-Person Students in person testing

In-person students will be scheduled for state testing between March 22 and May 7, 2021. Click here for a complete listing.

March Madness AC

March Madness!

Students in computer lab are competing in a digital checkers tournament for the next few weeks!

Research on African-American Icons IN

Fifth grade students in Ms.Mitchell's classes are celebrating African-American History Month! The students are learning about various people that have impacted history in the United States, as well as across the world.

Main Idea Detectives NC

4th graders in Mr. Conner's room have been working on sleuthing out the Main Idea of Informational Texts! What is the text MOSTLY about? Be sure to check the Title, Pictures, and the beginning and end of the text!

ESL Reading and Writing Goals SC

Students in ESL are working on individual goals in reading, writing, speaking and listening.  Each student has chosen a specific goal and is working to improve by choosing from a list of resources and activities. 

One Book One School: You Are My Sunshine kking

Students in Kindergarten-Third grade are invited to participate in our One Book, One School event taking place during the month of March!

Penguin Writing in K! jm

Mrs. Meadows Kindergarten Class has been reading fiction and nonfiction books about Penguins. After learning interesting facts about Penguins, students are writing and illustrating their own fact book about penguins.

Holiday Fun ec

The older students were preforming for the younger student, meanwhile a book was read out loud. It was a very fun way to learn new vocabulary for both groups. Our newcomer student got a chance to practice their Holiday vocabulary and color names by listening and speaking.

Trapped in a Snow Globe sb

The students in Mrs. Buelter's 3rd grade class wrote four-paragraph essays about being trapped in a snow globe.  

Letters and Colors and Counting, Oh My! JM

This week Ms. Milders has been working one-on-one with students to practice identifying uppercase and lowercase letters, sorting colors, and counting objects. Students are eager to practice these skills when it includes manipulatives and fun games!

 

3rd Grade Students Striking with an Implement hockey

3rd grade students are working on striking with an implement, using hockey sticks as they play a game that focusses on proper grip of the stick, and striking an object with an implement in their hand. 

Snow Globe Writing sg

Students in Mrs. Schenk's 3rd-grade class are applying what they have learned about main idea, supporting details, and using descriptive language to create a multi-paragraph essay about being trapped in a snow globe.

5th Grade Band Lab am

Fifth grade students learn how to use music production software in Mr. McIntosh's music class. 

Hard Working 6th Graders js

On January 4th, Crawford Woods 6th graders in Mrs. Stoffel’s class are working on their argumentative writing skills. This is a new concept that they will be working on for the next few weeks. 

 

Punctuation Pasta hd

Mrs. Demmer's students are practicing comma placement in sentences using elbow macaroni to represent the commas.

Two Digit Numbers ee

The second graders in Mrs. Elleman’s class have been discussing two-digit numbers, and we are learning about the “regrouping” processes.

Christmas Order of Operations mc

This week we practiced our Order of Operations skills. The students solved problems and their answers told them what color to use. 

 

Multiplication Competition john

Mrs. Johnson challenged Mrs. Compton's homeroom to a multiplication competition. They played a "Boss Battle" on an interactive website called Gimkit. Although Mrs. Johnson put up a good fight, she was no match for her 6th grade students!!  These students have worked so hard on their number sense this semester and were so proud of their victory!

Trust No One cc

6th graders play a game on GimKit (gimkit.com “Trust No One)

It is a game that is styled similarly to Among Us which is a popular online game.

Students are practicing PIE’ED- Author’s Purpose. 

Students have to work together to find out who in the class is an “imposter” and kick them out of the spaceship.

Classroom Concert ms

Here is Ms. Rittner's 6th Grade Class having a Classroom Concert!

All About Books! ky

In Miss Young’s 2nd grade class, we are writing our own All About Books. The students each selected their own topic of animals, sports, or a game. We are writing introductions, adding adjectives, and learning about new topics! 

Veteran's Day lux

 Mrs. Lux's class was learning all about Veteran's Day. Students learned facts from multiple resources. Then, they created several charts about both Veterans and Veteran's Day. Afterwards, they worked on a shared writing piece to display. 

Recognizing Numbers in K! dm

Ms. Distler-Mills Kindergartner's have been working really hard counting and identifying numbers 1-20 in a spooky way! They are also writing the numbers and making the numbers with Playdoh too at the end of their day! 

Fiction and Non Fiction Texts s

Mr. Harmon's Reading groups have been reading many different books. This student here is reading a fiction book about bats. The student has been learning the difference between Fiction and Non-Fiction text. Lately he has also learned how fiction text can sometimes still teach us information about a topic. 

First Grade Informational Writing b

Mrs. Baldock's first graders have been working hard at informational writing pieces and composed a book all about themselves and all about fall.  They loved becoming authors and illustrators of their own books and reading them with the class.  

Remote Learning Schedule remote learning

In the event of a shift to remote learning, students will be expected to follow their schedules and login as described here.

Informational Fall Writing le

First grade students in Ms. Leighton’s classroom have been working on informational writing. To get into the spirit of the season, students created their own books all about fall!

Promoting the Joy of Reading finke

Third grade, Title 1 students enjoy picking out books to read at home.  Activities that encourage fluency and comprehension are provided to the families, along with pre/post reading discussion prompts. Families who read together and have discussions about books promote a joy of reading and literacy achievement.

Cinderella Stories mitchell2020

Students in Ms.Mitchell's ELA class are focusing on the skill of compare and contrast. They are reading various versions of Cinderella and discussing the similarities and differences. Students create a passport for reach Cinderella, which tells which country the story derives from, cultural facts, and an explanation as to why the version is unique. Students are also completing a compare and contrast chart for all of the versions of Cinderella. We are also finding the countries on a map so learn where the story derives from.

Guest Teachers! meadows

Mrs. Meadows Class had guest teachers visit her Kindergarten Classroom. Mrs. Wagonfield came in and read Room on the Broom. Students wrote her a thank you letter. Mrs. Ware came in and completed a counting/shapes math activity.

Future Math Experts at Work! tc

 Fortune says that these kids are going to excel this year! Students are creating Place Value "Fortune Tellers" to practice their skills and a "What I Learned" poster to show all the awesome things that they have learned so far. 

Google Classroom in Third Grade buelter 2

Students enjoy using Google Classroom as a way to engage in a virtual classroom space.  Google Classroom is a very useful, educational platform which makes interactive remote learning more productive. 

Getting Loco-motor lammers2

Students in third grade physical education class are working on different locomotor skills such as running, skipping, galloping, and hopping with fitness relay races, while practicing and maintaining social distancing.

SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST 2020-2021 supplies

Here is the supply list for the 2020-2021 school year. There will be no communal supplies this year so it is important that your child has each item.