Students from Mrs. Balletta’s class presented their animal research projects for their parents and classmates. Students researched their favorite animals and created innovative animal projects out of cereal boxes integrating language arts, technology, and oral language skills. The culminating activity was the students gave an oral presentation of their projects, were recognized for their participation, and celebrated their success with their family and peers. Neisha Caldwell and Shane Spellacy won 1st and 2nd prize for the most original and unique animal projects.Read More
Mariposa Elementary School recently held another Read to Succeed Night. Families came and participated in the activities. Special guest for the night was Mr. Bruce Shwedick of the Reptile Discovery Program. He brought with him a 15 pound yellow-footed tortoise from Brazil, a 25-pound Alligator snapping turtle, a nine-foot long reticulated python, and Banana Girl (a 16-foot albino python!), among others. Everyone learned from the information Mr. Shwedick shared with us about these awesome reptiles!
Caption for the picture: Alanna Rivera bravely touching Banana Girl!
Mariposa Elementary School recently held its Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A of the Treasure Coast Mall. Chick-Fil-A helped the third grade team raise funds for their upcoming field trip to Legoland. Thank you to Mr. Kiedis of Chick-Fil-A and to all the families who came out and supported the event! It was great getting to know all of you!
Caption for picture: Third grade teachers Mrs. Almeida, Mrs. Graham, and Mrs. Delancy manned the Spin-A-Prize booth at the event.
First grade students at Mariposa Elementary enjoyed releasing butterflies
after studying and journaling their lifecycle over the past three weeks.
Mrs. Baptiste help the students release a butterfly.
Mariposa Elementary School recently held its third Read to Succeed Night. To begin the night, third grade families participated in a workshop that provided them with tips and strategies that would help them better prepare their children for the upcoming FCAT tests. After the workshop, everyone played Word Bingo, with winners receiving books as prizes. No one went home empty-handed! To cap the evening, refreshments were served to all.
Kindergarten students at Mariposa Elementary were awarded Awesome Artist awards for outstanding work on their fall mosaics. Students first learned about the change of Seasons during a science lesson in Carla Bargeron’s resource class. The students then learned about mosaic art techniques. What beautiful masterpieces. Pictured in the photo from left to right is Abigayle Conner, Brenelly Rodriguez-Guerrera,
Jade Mayberry and Noah Corsiglia.