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We Love Butterfies!

Click on the picture above to view our PreK-2 Butterfly Slideshows! Enjoy!


Students listened to "The Butterfly Tree" by Sandra Markle... Drew a butterfly... watched and learned about the butterfly stages and migrations and then the above slideshows were the culminating activity.



Fun and Educational Resources While There's no School! 

Click on the above link to access all these resources in a Word Document.
Virtual Field Trips
Story Tellers
Author Readings
Art/Music/Gym Activities
Language Art Online Books
Time for Kids
Reading/Writing/Math/Screen Free Activities /Steam/& Other Stuff
Scolastic Learn At Home & Much, Much More


Click on the links below to learn more about Dolphins.  


CRAFTS 1                                    CRAFTS 2              CRAFTS/ACTIVITIES 3

Dolphin Puzzle 1 
Dolphin Puzzle 2 
Dolphin Puzzle 3 
Dolphin Puzzle 4                                           

Dolphin Connect the Dots Sheets

How to Draw a Dolphin Video

Dolphin Coloring sheets

Dolphin Word Search 1             

We're studying Dolphins
this year!

Click on the pictures below to watch some Dolphin videos!








A.J. Students Participate in
Read For the Record, 2021!
The book chosen this is year is called,  Amy Wu and the Patchwork Dragon 
Amy loves craft time at school. But when her teacher asks everyone to make their own dragon, Amy feels stuck. Her first dragon has a long, wingless body, stag-like horns, and eagle claws, but her friends don’t think it’s a real dragon. Then she makes dragons like theirs, but none of them feels quite right...None of them feels like hers.

After school, a story from Grandma sparks new inspiration, and Amy rounds up her family to help her. Together, can they make Amy’s perfect dragon?
Provided by publisher
Click on the picture above for more information and resources.
Sandra Markle 
April Virtual Visit       Was a Success!
Author of over 200 non-fiction books for children is coming for an author visit! She has won many awards including the 2012 Prize for Excellence in Science Books!.
Click on Sandra's picture to visit her Blog!


First 3 classes to return their library books will win an
Who will it be?
(A special shout out to the PTO for sponsoring this great event that gets all our books turned in before the end of the year!) 

Click on the picture above to play Order in the Library Game! Below are 4 links to other library games.Enjoy!

Mrs.Lodger's Shelver Game

Call Number Order Game

Play Online Library Games!

Library Learning Games

Jarrett Krosoczka Class Activities Based on His Books (Visited 2018)

"Annie Was Warned4th - "

Mrs Gilmore   Mrs Gordon    Ms. Mendillo
"It's Tough to Lose your Balloon""3rd-

Mrs. Akins      Mrs. Hand       Mrs.Karcz
"           Naptastrophe2nd - "

Mrs. Munn    Mrs. Neilson    Mrs.Smith
"               Baghead1st -  "

Mrs. Cruz    Mrs. DeGraw     Mrs. Bona!"                          Must. Push. ButtonsK -   "

Ms. Berry Dancing + Slideshow
        Ms. BrennanDancing + Slideshow

PRE-K GiddyUp, Cowgirl PowerPoint
 Mr Fikes        Ms Mull         Ms Valentino

Listen to A.J. Students Read
Their Version of a Kalli Dakos Poem
Ms. Brennan            Ms. Berry 
Mrs. Bona               Mrs. Cruz
Mrs. DeGraw           Mrs. Smith
Mrs. Munn             Mrs. Neilson
Mrs. Akins                Mrs. Karcz
Mrs. Hand               Mrs. Gilmore
Mrs. Gordon           Ms. Mendillo

Dolphin Threat
T-Shirt Contest


Watch how Gr. K-2 played the                    "Squeeze a Sneeze" game                  by Bill Morrison!
     Mrs. Akins                Mrs. Cruz
     Mrs. Karcz                Mrs. Bona
     Mrs. Gilmore             Mrs. Hand
     Mrs. Valentino           Mrs. Gordon
     Mrs. Neilson              Mrs. Smith
Grade 2 Poetry
Mrs. Gordon    Mrs. Neilson   Mrs. Smith
Grade 3 Limericks
       Mrs. Markham               Mrs. Munn               Mrs. Persad                   Mrs Weaver
        Grade 4 Riddle or Haiku Poetry
       Mr. Fikes                    Mrs. Schmitt


 A.J. Smith's theme for the year is Dolphins.                                                                               


Students will be exposed to a lot of Dolphin fiction and nonfiction this year. Everything we do this year will focus around Dolphins: Poetry, Fairytales, Folktales, Jokes, note taking, research, author studies, shelf arrangement and more. 








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Dr. Jarett S. Powers, Superintendent
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Union Springs, New York 13160
Phone: 315 889-4101
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