First Grade

Mrs. Talbert, Mrs. McMillan, and Mrs. Leydens

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Students in Mrs. Talbert’s class created traps using a variety of blocks, legos, paper, straws, etc. to create traps in hopes of trapping a sneaky leprechaun. Well….no leprechauns were trapped but he left several surprises in our room: chairs turned …

High School Students visit the Elementary Building

The high school art club visited the Gilman Elementary building for special art projects. Each grade level created a different project. First grade learned about typography, second grade dyed filters and made flowers, and third grade drew pictures using perspective. …

What does a pollinator do?

A pollinator takes takes pollen from one plant to another to help in the production of flowers, fruits, and vegetables. Mr. Larry read an information book about them and we created our own using our favorite things!

Can we be helpful?

Mrs. Barnett helped us to understand what it means to be helpful to others with the help of the Berenstein Bears. Our service project this month is to bring in new pillowcases so a group can make them into dresses …

Dairy? What’s Dairy?

Students discovered, with the help of Mrs. Luhman, that dairy is anything that comes from cows’ milk like: milk, cheese, yogurt, etc. We enjoyed a snack of string cheese, colby jack cheese, and crackers!

Dr. Seuss Week

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss. In honor of his birthday students participated in a variety of daily activities. Each activity was associated with one of his books. For instance we wore our favorite hats for Cat in the Hat! A special …

Max and Molly

Max and Molly came to the first grade classrooms to teach about body safety with a little help from Mrs. Barnett and Coach Harris.

What Do You Know About Wheat?

Mr. Larry took us thru the steps to make wheat flour. He showed students the different parts of the wheat plant. Students took the head off of the stalk: then they had to get the seeds out of the seed …

What is Your Favorite Farm Animal?

Mrs. Talbert’s class surveyed Miss Kurtenbach’s class to find out their favorite farm animal! The favorite, by only a few votes, was……..the horse!

Let’s Go to the FFA Animal Fair!

The high school held their annual FFA Animal Fair on Thursday! First grade was excited to see all of the animals and sit on the tractor! Thank you, FFA, for all of your hard work!

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