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November 21, 2016

Lower Elementary Taste Tests Harvest Soup

Forgotten Harvest Donated Butternut Squash for the Students to Try

On November 18th, all of the students at Ferndale Lower Elementary were invited to try tasty, roasted butternut squash in the cafeteria.  After trying the squash, students got to vote if they Loved it, Liked it, or Tried it.

Over 200 students came back to the tasting table to vote, and roughly half of the students liked or loved the squash and half just tried it.

It was great working with parent volunteers, the cafeteria staff, teachers, and lunch monitors to make this tasting happen - it was a whole community job! The squash was donated through Forgotten Harvest from Kroger.

Click the Full Article link below for the recipe! It goes great with Turkey!

November 4, 2016

Eblast - November 4, 2016

October 13, 2016

5th Graders Mentor Kindergartners

Last week, Margaret Watson’s fifth grade class had their first meeting with D'anne McNeil's kindergarten class.  The students from the two classes will meet every two weeks and perform activities that will benefit both age groups.  This week, the older kids walked to the Lower Elementary school, met their new friends and completed a venn diagram focusing on the similarities and differences of the two classrooms.

 

October 6, 2016

3rd Graders Build Tool to Better Explain their Emotions

Students at Ferndale Upper Elementary School have been learning how to better identify their emotions. This week, Mrs. Prince’s 3rd grade class used the MOOD METER. The Mood Meter is a great visual tool to support learning and will help our students better identify, explain, and channel their emotions.