“RED” Ribbon Week

Thanks to all who organized all of the Red Ribbon Week activities! We enjoyed every minute!

“Be a Super HERO, Not a Super ZERO!” was the slogan for Friday! Students dressed as super heroes. They also created their ow super …

Welcome, Jennifer Ward!

Gilman Elementary School students had the privilege to meet author, Jennifer Ward. She has written over fifteen books and has several in the publishing phase. She spoke to students about her life, interests, and how she became an author. Students …

Let’s Walk to…….

the post office. Two weeks ago we read the fiction story A Letter to Amy and this week we read a ┬ánon-fiction selection called Firefighters. We combined our writing project to cover both stories. Students wrote letters to a set …

Apples and Stars

Our field trip to Curtis Apple Orchard and Staerkel Planetarium was held on Friday, October 14th. At the apple orchard students played in the play area, had a picnic lunch, and learned about how apples are produced and packaged. During …

Buzz! Buzz!

Students were busy as bees flying one one apple tree to another collecting nectar but also spreading pollen. This activity was in preparation for our field trip to Curtis Apple Orchard!

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Thank You, Mrs. Rader!

During our teacher’s institute one of the selections was held by Mrs. Rader, one of our kindergarten teachers, on Kagan Strategies. She showed many strategies to get students up and moving while learning. This week students learned Mix and Match …