Monday, May 27, 2013

End of the Year BBQ


The Mall-ard Diner was open for business on Friday. We had parents and children enjoying a delicious BBQ lunch together.Thanks you parents (moms and dads) for sending in all of the needed food and supplies and a special thanks to the dads for cooking up a storm. The kids said it was "the best day ever" and we surely do agree. The Mall-ard Diner will be closing in two short weeks but the memories will last a lifetime!
First Grade - End of Year BBQ 2013 on PhotoPeach

Monday, May 20, 2013

May Happenings at the Diner

The days are flying by so quickly that it is hard to believe we are looking at less than 14 days left of school. The following pictures are from various activities from the month of May, 2013 which include the author book signing, our potato harvest, and the field trip to make our pizzas at CiC's.

May Happenings 2013 on PhotoPeach

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Cultural Arts Week - 2013

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We have many traditions at our school and we are right in the middle of one called "Cultural Arts Week."  This is the time when student's Art work is displayed throughout the school which includes sculptures, self portraits, and photos. The portrait above was completed in Art class by Anna and is representative of the techniques of  line, form, and function learned in a formal Art class. This is why having these types of resources are so important to a child's education. 
Also during Cultural Arts Week, students enjoy an assembly of varying cultural arts media. This week we had an artist that drew to music, dancers,  and a puppet master.  Tomorrow is a visit from the children's author Kevin O'Malley and on Friday we have the Fletcher Middle School Band. The week ends Friday night with "Arts Extravaganza" where parents and children are invited back to school to see their child's art work displayed in the halls and have fun on some interactive arts and crafts.  
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