Please mark your calendars! There will be a Town Hall meeting with Mrs. Colloca and Mrs. Slone on Thursday, April 6 at 6 PM in the Lighthouse Fellowship Hall. We will be reviewing lots of important information for the upcoming year, so this is a great opportunity to for returning families to to get the information "straight from the source."
On March 6, third and fourth graders had the opportunity to explore Agrium's "Seed Survivor" Mobile Classroom! This interactive learning experience taught students what plants need to grow and included multi-media and virtual reality games and a guided plant nutrient lesson. Students even planted their very own sunflower! We are so proud of how much knowledge the students brought to the experience, as they already had an understanding that plants need water, light, healthy so
Thank you to Mr. DiGiacinto and the Magna Charter Foundation for their generous donation to help support our students success this testing season. These funds are used to provide gift cards and other incentives to reward students for improved attendance and academic performance.
As part of Music In Our Schools Month, Mr. Suarez brought some of his 8th grade music students over to the Lighthouse Campus to play music for the elementary students and create easy-to-make instruments. March has been officially designated by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) for the observance of Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM®), the time of year when music education becomes the focus of schools across the nation. MIOSM began as a single statewide cel
On Tuesday, the fifth graders took a field trip to Mounts Botanical Garden. Upon arriving, they listened to a short presentation about different types of plants and trees that can be found on the grounds. The fifth graders showed off their knowledge by answering many of the questions correctly. After the presentation, they broke off into groups to explore the beautiful landscape and discovered many new, interesting plants. Some of the highlights included: the Rainbow Eucalypt
7th and 8th grade students studied Islamic and Russian architectural designs and experimented with printmaking. After carving their building design into a foam plate, we used brayers, ink and inking trays to print the image and replicate it in a reflection in their picture.
3rd and 4th graders made Koinobori Fish Kites in honor of the Japanese holiday, Children's Day, which occurs in the Spring. We used recycled paper bags, oil pastels, pipe cleaners and string for these projects which exhibit great pattern and movement in their scale designs. Happy flying!