175 Day Project 2014-2015

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  • Day 69

    We learned that high school students make a big impact. BSHS senior, Lizzy, did a project for PLTW. She raised money through her high school and with that money created 50 work boxes for special education classrooms. SPE was one of two lucky schools to...

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  • Day 68

    As a student, I can’t say I ever truly understood electricity. To be honest, I was slightly dreading teaching this unit for fear of teaching my students as poorly as I was taught in this area. However, I think I know the problem. I never ‘played’ with it! Who doesn't love...

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  • Day 67

    This weekend I went to Yogurtini and found out that they had my story hung up on their bulletin board.....IT WAS REALLY SURPRISING....

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  • Day 66

    Every year state assessments tend to cause schedule changes for each grade. Whether your class is testing that day or not, this can make for some long mornings or long afternoons. 4th graders are reviewing their skills...

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  • Day 65

    Did you know that Friday, April 10th was #LoveMySchoolDay in the Twitter world? Well, I didn't either but Friday night my Twitter feed was inundated with #LoveMySchoolDay tweets. So Sunday evening, I got around to tweeting. Here is the inspiration behind the #LoveMySchoolDay challenge. It's hard to articulate the happiness and joy that...

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  • Day 64

    Project Lead The Way is the nation's leading provider of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs. Through world-class K-12 curriculum, high-quality teacher professional development, and outstanding partnerships, PLTW is helping students...

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  • Day 63

    5th graders learned how to write list articles. Take a moment to learn about....

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  • Day 62

    After learning about the structure of the US government, Missouri Representative Mike Cierpiot of Lee’s Summit spent the afternoon teaching SPE 4th graders about...

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  • Day 61

    SPE 4th graders have been learning about and working on opinion writing. To finish up the unit, each student wrote about their favorite restaurant and why it was their favorite...

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  • Day 60

    Our 2nd graders were learning about famous Americans during their biography unit of study. Do you recognize any of these famous Americans?

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  • Day 59

    Our kindergartners learned their math facts this year. They are also learning that math fluency is an important skill. Mrs. Strader is pretty proud of her rockstars!

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  • Day 58

    Are you in the mood for a good mystery? You're in luck! Aidan took the time to type his story and share with you all. Enjoy! The 3 Little Girls and the Missing Toy Box...

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  • Day 57

    Today we learned about volcanoes. There are three types of volcanoes including: shield, composite, and cinder cone. Our class built a volcano out of cardboard, a two liter diet coke bottle, duct tape, and paper mache. We painted the volcano green and brown. To make our volcano...

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  • Day 56

    Sometimes January and February are not my favorite months of the year. I was looking for a picture on my camera the other day and realized that even though these are not my favorite months, amazing things are happening. Even on the coldest of days...months, I am reminded that our students, parents, and teachers are heroes...everyday heroes.

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  • Day 55

    We've waited all year for this moment! We made our "bucket list" on the first day of school for things we wanted to happen; simple pleasures in life. We have anxiously been waiting for big, beautiful snowflakes to fall so that we could step outside and feel the magic of catching snowflakes...

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  • Day 54

    Sunny Pointe Second Graders in the Blue Springs School District participated in the "SWIM 2 SUCCESS" program at "The Blue" (formally Centennial Pool) in January. This unique opportunity is offered...

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  • Day 53

    Today our classroom was transformed into a mock Congress. We have been researching the 3 branches of government focusing on how a bill becomes a law. In order to help our understanding...

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  • Day 52

    Hello! We are going to tell you about our trip to the School of Economics. We are also going to talk about what we learned. Some of the things we learned were...

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  • Day 51

    Sunny Pointe Elementary celebrated our 8th year of careers week. During the week, students watched videos, explored websites with careers information, played games, and had writing assignments with a careers focus. Our focus for careers week this year was STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math...

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