The following students were recognized this morning for their scholarship and character. Great job scholars!
Students in grades 3 & 4 participated in a swimming adventure last week. 13 out of 16 girls passed the deep end test @ the CLCS pool. Some of these swimmers took the test more than once and practiced until they got it. Way to exhibit grit!
This morning we recognized the following students for their scholarship and character. The following students were caught demonstrating grit, leadership, and responsibility throughout the building. Nice work scholars!
5th and 6th grades had an amazing adventure on 10/12. Many students had not shot archery or gone fishing before so this was outside of their comfort zones. Students enjoyed a beautiful hike through the woods. A big thank you to the Ripley Rod and Gun Club for having us!
Kindergarten scholars engage in a mini-lesson, independent reading, small-group instruction, and conferring daily. The students pictured are working during their independent reading time. Each child is given ample time to discuss and write about their reading. Great job!
Ms. Riley's scholars designed, built, and tested their own pollinators during science. Students built butterflies, caterpillars and bees with partners. They used the RCS Character traits of grit and leadership as they made group decisions to complete the task. Great job!
A big thank you goes out to the Ripley Fire Department for coming out to visit us for Fire Prevention Week. The students learned the number they should dial during an emergency, and the importance of testing smoke detectors once a month. The presentation was awesome. Thank you!
The following students were recognized during the morning announcements for earning Eagle Wings. Eagle Wings are given out to students that demonstrate the Ripley Character Strengths of: Respect, Responsibility, Leadership, Thankfulness, and Grit. Great job scholars!
Grade 4 students have been observing crayfish during Science. They have collected and analyzed data in relation to structures and responses to stimuli. All students have also learned how to safely pick up these creatures. Students have shown a ton of grit to conquer any fears!
The Fredonia State Men’s Basketball Team visited this Friday morning. Players demonstrated some of their drills and then visited classrooms to participate in a Q&A with students. A big thank you goes out to Coach Smiley and Shioleno for making this experience possible!
Eagle Time is underway in third grade. These scholars are sharpening their spelling and decoding skills with different forms of word work (ie... wiki stick writing, stamping, and various SeeSaw activities). Great job scholars, practice makes perfect!
The following students were recognized during the morning announcements for earning Eagle Wings. Students earn Eagle Wings by demonstrating the Ripley Character Strengths of Respect, Responsibility, Leadership, Grit, and Thankfulness throughout their school day. Great job!
Students in Mrs. Meredith's 5/6 class have been learning about simple machines during their science block. Students made gears after learning about the wheel and axle. This machine makes tasks easier in terms of manipulating force by applying the concept of mechanical advantage.
Mrs. J's third grade rock stars have spent the week working together to design, build, and test a marble run during science. These scholars have even been able to identify where gravity, mass, friction, and force are evidenced in the design. Great job scientists!
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Our kindergarten scholars have begun learning how to properly complete their Skill stations (structured phonics) before we start rotations. Yesterday they practiced writing words from their word lists. Their handwriting is very impressive. Keep up the wonderful work scholars!
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Second graders have been using manipulatives to reinforce the Make a Ten math strategy. Students are building these foundational skills for future use with 2 digit and 3 digit addition and subtraction. Great job scholars!