Fourth Grade “Rocks” the FSA

At Mariposa Elementary, several people donated rocks to encourage and inspire Ms. Erica Morales’ students to do well on their Math FSA. She hid the rocks around her classroom the day of the Math FSA. The students were surprised and went on a rock hunt. They had a blast!  The rocks were meant to inspire…

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Butterfly Release At Mariposa

5th Grade students at Mariposa Elementary observed the life cycle of a butterfly during their Science unit on living organisms.  They learned about plant and animal adaptations, including complete and incomplete metamorphosis.  The students finished off this unit by releasing the butterflies into their natural environment. Fifth Grade teacher, Mrs. Zoie Griffiths is releasing a…

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Mariposa VPK Orbits

After discussing mysterious movers all week, and learning wind, water, and planets are mysterious movers; the students in our Mrs. Claudia Bonilla’s VPK classroom learned about the solar system and how the planets are constantly moving. They learned the correct term to describe that movement, orbit. They then discussed what planets were closer to the…

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In-School Field Trip for First Graders

Mariposa First Graders had an awesome ” in school field trip!” They learned about the rainforest  and the many plants and animals that live there. The students even learned about all the foods and products they use at home that originate in the rainforest. If you’d ask our students their favorite part, their answers would vary. …

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