Musical Performance at Mariposa

The Mariposa School Band and Chorus put on a musical performance titled, Santa Goes Green under the direction of Ms. McCartney. The students worked hard for months to prepare for the performance. If you were able to view the musical, you were able to see the students dance, sing, and play various musical instruments. DVD’s…


Compare and Contrast Using Timelines

Students Mrs. Pozo’s class at Mariposa Elementary created timelines comparing and contrasting the past, present, and future of their own lives. The students used words and phrases related to chronology while making personal connections to the social studies content. Pictured, back row, Nicole Cifuentes, left, and Lina Rodriguez.

First Grade Enjoys Readers’ Theater

Students in Mrs. Balletta’s first grade class at Mariposa Elementary recently hosted a Gingerbread Man Celebration. The first grade students read several versions of the Gingerbread Man, performed a Gingerbread Man readers’ theater, and created their own Gingerbread houses. Several parents participated in the festivities by donating treats, helping students build Gingerbread houses, and engaging students…


Hobe Sound Nature Center Visits Mariposa

As part of the second grade science unit on animals, the second grade classes at Mariposa Elementary enjoyed a visit from the Wild Life Teaching Team from  the Hobe Sound Nature Center. The Hobe Sound Nature Center is a private, non-profit organization, dedicated to promoting an environmental awareness in people of all ages. The center…


Second Grade Learns About Swedish Customs

For Saint Lucia Day, students in Mrs. Swink’s second grade class at Mariposa Elementary dressed up in Swedish traditional headdress and costume.  As part of their international studies, the students delivered gingerbread cookies to all the second grade classes while reciting the St. Lucia Day song.