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Birch is on a Balloon Mission

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The Student Council at Birch School collected 339 balloons from the entire school.

They were donated to Balloon Mission Inc, whose mission is to promote proper disposal, as well as education about the potential environmental impact of balloons. They work with Covanta to re-purpose balloons and ribbons into energy.

Teachers Jessica Giovino and Debra Vernice serve as faculty advisors for the Student Council.

Date Added: 3/21/2023

Birch Student Council Creates Games for Peers

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To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, member of the Student Council at Birch School crafted clues and riddles for each class.

If classes were able to solve the riddle correctly, they received a special prize. The activities were an engaging activity that promoted collaboration and teamwork skills amongst their fellow students.

Teachers Jessica Giovino and Debra Vernice serve as faculty advisors for the Student Council.

Date Added: 3/20/2023

Birch Third Graders Perform Cultural Routines

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Third grade classes from Birch Elementary School performed a routine from a different time and place as part of the World Culture curriculum celebration.

Students in Sherri Millevoi, Shauna Mastellon, Arlene Musnik, Soo Hyoun An and Jamie Galati's classes participated.

Date Added: 3/20/2023

No Snow? Chatterton Makerspace Club Makes Their Own

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Since there was not a snow day earlier this week, the first grade Makerspace Club at Chatterton decided to make their own with teacher Rachel Obergh. Students created snow using household items (baking soda, water and shaving cream) to make their own snow day.

Date Added: 3/16/2023

Lakeside FLES Classes Learn About Food

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This week in Señora Casey's FLES classes at Lakeside, third grade students are learning to express which fruits and vegetables they like or dislike in Spanish. Fourth grade students are learning about the famous market of Chichicastenango in Guatemala, and how to express how much items cost.

Date Added: 3/16/2023