After reading "Night of the Spadefoot Toads" by Bill Harley, Mr. Kemmet's 5th grade class went on a field trip to the Alley Pond Environmental Center to learn more about wetland environments and vernal pools.
For the second year in a row, Jackson Main Elementary School was identified by "Better Outcomes Research" as a school that has been successful in "boosting the achievement of Economically Disadvantaged Students."
During Media, Mrs. Truncale's class researched nutrition.
They used their learning to create a healthy lunch.
Character Traits / Personal Attributes
January: Integrity, Independence, and Tolerance: Principled - I can tell the truth. I can do the right thing. I can be responsible for my words and actions. Risk-Taker - I have confidence to try new things. I stand up for things I believe in.
February: Cooperation and Respect: Open-Minded - I can respect and learn from people who are different from me.
March: Commitment: Balanced - I can get my mind and body ready for learning. I can take care of my body and be safe and healthy.
April: Appreciation: Reflective - I can think about my learning, and know what I am good at, and what I need to work on.
May: Preparation to showcase learning.
June: Presentation of growth and development.