Mrs. DiStasi and 6th grade student ambassadors created a "Blizzard of Kindness!" Snowflakes with positive affirmations were collected from the entire school and displayed in the Gymnasium foyer. It has helped to spread kindness and cheer during these winter months. … [Read More...] about Blizzard of Kindness
The Pierrepont Green Team has been hard at work this winter. Their passion for sustainability has enabled them to utilize 2-liter bottles to create self watering planters. By doing so, they proved that even in the coldest of seasons, seeds can take root and flourish in the right environment. [Read More...] about Pierrepont Green Team
At the end of January, Ms. Jarrett and Mrs. Macri’s grade four science class demonstrated the brain body connection as part of their Mystery Science “Human Body” unit. Each set of partners conducted trials in order to test their reflex reactions. Data was then recorded so the scientists could identify the fastest time for each person. Later, they referenced scientific vocabulary to adequately explain the body’s signals and the processes involved in effectively catching the ruler.
This year in Physical Education class, students have been engaging in cross curricular activities. Every Friday is "Fitness Friday" where students participate in the Pierrepont Amazing Race! The class begins by having students view where each grade is on the map and explaining which cardinal direction each grade has traveled in. Then, students choose to walk and/or jog for 20 minutes around the Gym. 33 laps = 1 mile! Laps are tracked by the PE teachers and logged at the end of each class period. Then, students put on their Math thinking caps and help to calculate the mileage total … [Read More...] about Pierrepont PE Goes Cross Curricular!
The sixth grade students worked hard all quarter to learn Isaac Newton’s laws of motion and applied their knowledge of these laws to build a car that could move using an unbalanced force. The students presented their cars in class and described their experience using the Engineering Design Process.[Read More...] about Sixth Grade Newton’s Car Project
Parent-teacher conferences will be held on Thursday, January 25, 2024 and Friday, January 26, 2024, for parents of students PreK through Grade 6 at the respective schools. Please review the schedules for students, PreK through Grade 6 only:
Thursday, January 25th, is a one-session day. Friday, January 26th, no school for students.
Please keep the following in mind regarding parent-teacher conferences:
Teacher(s) will provide an academic and social overview of your child's progress. Be mindful of time. Arrive a few minutes before … [Read More...] about Parent Teacher Conferences