CES Students Celebrate 100th Day of School
Students in K-2 celebrated the 100th day of school on Feb. 27 with a series of activities that involved math and art. Students created posters displaying 10 groups of 10 objects, crowns made of 10 strips of paper with 10 stickers each, gumball machines with 100 dots and structures built out of 100 cups. View more photos...
4th Graders Share Kind Words With Classmates
Instead of a traditional Valentine Day's party, fourth graders wrote kind words about classmates. "What we do is important. Math, Reading, Science and History are a part of life and giving them the skills they need to function in our society is essential. But creating a kind person who can help others and give of themselves? It is something to be proud of. This is something we have been working on with the entire grade. Today, we were very, very proud of them!" wrote 4th grade teachers.
K-Kids Raise Money for American Heart Association
Fourth and fifth graders raised $2,934 for the American Heart Association through a Jump Rope for Heart Event on Feb. 24. The event was organized through K-Kids, a service learning club affiliated with Kiwanis. The MHHS Key Club also helped out with the event. Great job!
5th Grader Wins National Writing Contest
Out of thousands of entries nationwide, fifth grader Tobiah Gieser was selected as one of 10 Runner-Up Winners in the Scholastic Reading Clubs’ Jedi Academy Newspaper Writing Contest. The writing contest encouraged students to write and illustrate a newspaper article that explores the question "What is your biggest goal for this school year?" Tobiah won two Jedi Academy libraries, one for his home and one for the classroom. Read his entry...
Field Trip Teaches Fifth Grade About Local Civil Rights History
A class research project about civil rights brought fifth graders to downtown Troy on Dec. 16, where the interpretive staff from the Rensselaer County Historical Society taught students about local history. "The best part was it was local history. You don’t have to go to Boston or New York City. It’s right here," said Superintendent Bob Horan, who joined students on the field trip. Read more...
CES Students Published in Magazine
Congratulations to CES students Ben Marra, Ayla Morse, Karsen Randall, Abbi Rossman, Peyton Taylor, and Kyla Vincent who had their work included in the winter edition of Skribblers, a publication that features children’s stories and artwork. Thank you also to the CES PTO which purchases subscriptions for the school.
Hour of Code Teaches Students of All Ages Computer Science
Students at all grade levels learned about computer science as part of the Hour of Code, a worldwide effort to introduce students to computer programming and show how anyone can learn the basics of computer coding. “Problem solving is a huge part of this. Students write the code to solve the problem,” said Tim Ryan. Read more...