Mrs. Grocholski's 2nd grade class used the design cycle to study properties of materials and to make a glue that would hold a picture frame.
Mrs. Henning's 5th grade class was recognized last week as a winner of the Barton Woods Assisted Living's Kindness Challenge! As a reward, the class received a Pizza Party and a $50 Visa gift card towards classroom supplies! Congratulations Falcons!
Mrs. Quast's 3rd grade class won Barton Woods Assisted Living's Kindness Challenge! As a reward, the class received a Pizza Party and a $50 Visa gift card towards classroom supplies! "Kindness is a gift everyone can afford to give."
Congratulations to our two most recent groups of SOARing students. Freeland Elementary School is proud of your efforts. Keep up the great work Falcons!
Saginaw County's Deputy McGregor visited Mrs. Duley's 2nd grade classroom yesterday, and he shared two stories, discussed careers, and talked about the importance of education and following rules/laws. Thank you Deputy McGregor!
Mrs. Trainor's 3rd grade class learned what makes an animal more or less likely to survive in nature by playing a fun game that had two different environments. They had a fabulous time being squirrels regardless of their outcome!
Mrs. St. Charles' 3rd grade class welcomed Mrs. Lemerand, a parent and Delta College communication professor, to read a book for March is Reading Month. She also shared about her career and helped lead a communication activity with the class. Thank you Mrs. Lemerand!
Congrats to Freeland Elementary School's first group of SOAR students in the month of March. Keep up the great work Falcons!
Mrs. Quast's 3rd grade class learned about Michigan's historic lumber industry in the Saginaw area on Friday. Thank you Castle Museum for the great learning experience!
Over the past month, students in Mrs. Somers' 5th grade class have been working hard on their research and building arguments to support a claim, learning how to write a persuasive essay. They recently celebrated their efforts with a morning of sharing their work with donuts.
Mrs. Henning's 5th grade class welcomed Basil the Therapy Dog for a visit to kick off National Reading Month. Basil is a Great Swiss Mountain dog and is a certified and trained therapy dog. Basil's owner/trainer, Jessi Grassmick, shared with us the benefits of therapy dogs and demonstrated Basil's many tricks. The 5th graders had a chance to read with Basil and get to know her as a calm and comforting friend. The whole class is looking forward to more visits with Basil.
Students in Mrs. Crook's 4th grade class recently completed their five sessions of Junior Achievement with Ms. Schram, who works for Dow. The program provided them with a practical approach to starting a business while preparing them to be entrepreneurial in their thinking to meet the requirements of a demanding and ever-changing workplace. Thanks JA and Ms. Schram for giving our 4th graders this great experience!
Ms. Darrow's second grade class spent the day reading about the history of the Super Bowl, writing their predictions on who would win, and then they finished the day by collecting data from various adults in the building. They analyzed their data and found the Rams had the most votes to win Sunday! Go Rams!
Fifth graders in Mrs. Henning's science classes have been designing and building freshwater collection systems to solve the problem of how to get freshwater from ocean water. They are using the concepts of evaporation and condensation to separate and collect freshwater from “ocean water”.
6th graders have been working on their teamwork and cooperation in Mrs. Huckeby's Health classes recently.
After completing a novel study on "A Long Walk to Water" by Linda Sue Parks, Mrs. Dake’s 5th grade reading classes had the privilege of having Mr. Rieek Nyoach come and speak to them. He spoke to the group about being raised in Southern Sudan and his journey to be here in the United States today. Mr. Nyoach spent a great deal of time answering the kids' questions and explaining his journey. It was a great experience for the 5th grade classes!
Congratulations to February's first group of SOAR students at Freeland Elementary School! Keep up the great work Falcons!
Congratulations to Freeland Elementary School's SOAR students for the month of January! Keep up the great work Falcons!
Freeland Elementary School's 4th-6th grade Kindness Club members gave out special treat bags and made a pancake breakfast for our custodians, para professionals, and secretaries earlier this week. Thank you Kindness Club!
¡Navidad, Navidad! Celebrating Christmas in Elementary Spanish classes this week has been a blast! Mrs. McKee’s 5th grade class had an extra special guest visitor! Martina, a FHS exchange student from Spain, talked about her family Christmas traditions in Spain. Also, Ms. Darrow’s 2nd grade class enjoyed singing Spanish carols!