Tuesday, Feb 4th/5th/6th Second Grade field trip to Manatee Center and Library
February 4-14 Bookfair
Tues. Feb. 11 Honor Roll 3rd grade, 9:45 4th grade, 10:30, 5th grade 3:00
Wed. Feb. 12 Honor Roll 6th 7th 8th grade, 9:45 am
Mon. Feb 17 Holiday for all
Tues. Feb 18 Mustang of the Month K-5
Fri. Feb 21 Early dismissal
Tues. 25 FCAT writes 4th & 8th gradeRead More
Mr. Calvo’s third graders travel to the North Pole during their studies of The Polar Express. Along with the fun of sitting in the famous train, listening to the story and enjoying hot chocolate, the student’s literacy lessons include vocabulary words, a comprehensions study and comparing and contrasting the movie and the book. Conductor Calvo knows how to make learning fun.
Look what Mr. Edgecombe and Mrs. LaSasso’s Honors students have been up to.Read More
Mrs. Palmer’s Elementary Art Classes, were busy preparing for Westgate’s Hispanic Heritage Festival. All the first through third graders made Aztec crowns to celebrate the culture of Hispanic nations. Art students learned about line and pattern, how to string beads, and how to apply feathers to paper. The halls of Westgate were adorned with Talavera Lizards and Geometric Jaguars, bringing the art culture of Hispanic nations to life.Read More
Our class hit the books and the web to learn a little more about spiders this week. After reading Diary of a Spider by Doreen Cronin, we read several informational texts. Then, as teams, we took a “sticky” topic to research on our own.
Jayden Soto, Jourdan Bell, and Tamas Ambrus are working together on the group project. The students used what they learned about spiders to create their own spider, design its web, and add adjectives about their spider, (just like Charlotte does in Charlotte’s Web)