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What’s the Matter in Root Beer Floats?

Second and Third grade students investigated the three common states of matter using a root beer float. In addition to being able to identify a solid, liquid, and gas, students were also able to observe how matter changes through melting. Tasting them was a bonus. Yum!

Body Systems in First Grade!

Mrs. Hanson’s first grade class learned about the body.  We did many activities to learn about our respiratory, circular, digestive, and skeletal systems.  We created a skeleton and labeled the names of each bone!  Did you know your finger bones are called phalanges?!

Fire Safety Week for Preschool

fire Safety month VIsit From Lake Monticello Fire Co. September is Fire Safety Month at ECSP.  On Thursday, September 20, we were blessed to have local firemen and a truck come to visit with us.  Preschool got to take a peak at all the cool and interesting gadgets on a firetruck.  They learned that the trucks have more than hoses on them, and firetrucks are used for more than just putting out fires. Fireman Josh Tells us important safety tips…

We’re going on a bear hunt!

Our preschool class gathered their courage and set out on a bear hunt! They swished through the tall grasses, splish-splashed through a deep cold river, mucked through thick oozy mud, stumbled through the deep dark forest, pushed their way through a cold, swirling snowstorm and tiptoed into the cave to find our bear. Luckily he was a friendly cuddly bear so all was well with the world again. A very exciting way to wrap up our letter B week this…

Crafts Time!

Kindergartners know all of the vowel sounds and can listen for he “u” sound in duck.  Craft time and phonics go together!

Creation Days

The Kindergartners enjoyed learning about the Days of Creation.  They can recite what God created on each of the six days: Day 1—Day and Night Day 2—Sky and Water Day 3—Trees, Grass, Plants Day 4—Sun, Moon, Stars Day 5—Birds and Fish Day 6—Animals and Man Day 7—God Rested