Second Grade Investigates Matter

Second grade students conducted science investigations in groups to classify the different kinds of materials by their physical properties by making root beer floats. Students observed and explained how the three states of matter went through a chemical change. When the (liquid) root beer was poured on the (solid) ice cream, it foamed up into…

Partnership with Fort Pierce Westwood Prep Academy

Third grade students at Mariposa worked in partnership with the Fort Pierce Westwood West Prep Academy.  Collin Heatherington, Devin Gorzong, Wendy Zepadta, Zhanè B, Allison Kholer, Lena Shingledecker, Julia Haney, Samantha Watson, Clovis Wilson, and Nayeli Fernandez built 4 raised garden beds for their fellow Mariposa Monarchs.  Students across the campus will participate in the…

Mariposa Elementary Storybook Character Day

Mariposa Elementary School’s teachers and students celebrated Storybook Character Day with a parade. They showcased their favorite storybooks and dressed as their favorite characters. In the classrooms, students read their stories to each other, and enjoyed some treats. Lauren Rocha dressed up as Little Bo Peep and showed her book proudly. Guidance Counselor- Ms. Baliton,…

Mariposa Elementary visits Barnes and Noble

Mariposa Elementary’s  reading night at Barnes and Noble was a huge success. There were stories, cookies, and surprises. Catarina Rodriguez is reading a book before Storytime. Jeremiah Grant and Logan Elliott are listening to Principal R. Craig Logue read We don’t eat our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins. Mariposa will have its next Barnes and…

Mariposa Students and Staff Celebrate Empowerment

Empowerment is a Social and Emotional Learning theme. Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible…

SUMMER LIBRARY HOURS

SUMMER LIBRARY HOURS– REDUCE THE “SUMMER SLIDE” This is Very Special News! For the Second year, Mariposa’s Media Center will be open two days each week for two hours. Mariposa students can come to the library with an adult and check out a library book.  This would be a great way to get started with…

Mariposa Elementary Celebrates the 100 Mile Club®

At Mariposa Elementary, students in grades 2-5 joined in our 100 Mile Club® which was organized by our PE teacher, Mrs. Adriana Roberts. Whether the students ran, jogged, or walked towards their personal goal, the 100 Mile Club® inspired students of all abilities to be active in an accepting, positive, and inclusive environment. Michael Resendiz-Torres,…