The fifth-graders are working hard to build their organizational skills and independence as they round out their third week of school. They continues to develop their community as a grade level with team-building activities.
Second grade is exploring matter in science. The students are looking around and describing what state of matter things are. In writing, they are learning about writing personal narratives and writing their first one on a summer memory.
Fifth-grade students clebrated National Anthem Day on Sept. 14. This year marks the 202nd anniversary of the day Francis Scott Key wrote the words to the national anthem. The class sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” and Petty Officer First Class James Cofta of the U.S. Coast Guard, shared some thoughts at Roosevelt's flagpole.
Wauwatosa Catholic School
The fifth- through eighth-grade students at Wauwatosa Catholic School assembled 4,000 flowers for the Walk to End Alzheimer's. Each participant in the walk was given a flower and each student received a "Champion Medal." They were cited as champions in the fight against Alzheimer's
Wauwatosa East High School:
The theater production and design students did a mini technical theater olympic challenge on Friday, Sept. 16. Students applied makeup (a black eye), designed a set based on a song, and did a costume quick change.
Wauwatosa East High School will be hosting a Parochial Shadow Day on Friday, Oct. 14. If you live in the East attendance zone and would like your eighth-grade child to experience a day in the life of a Wauwatosa East student, phone Terry Sommers in the guidance department at 414-773-2030 or send her an email at: email@example.com. The deadline to sign up is Thursday, Oct. 6, for those wishing to participate in Shadow Day. This is an excellent opportunity to see firsthand all that Wauwatosa East has to offer.
Wauwatosa Montessori School:
At the Wauwatosa Montessori School, the adolescent program students began learning about digital citizenship and their digital footprint through personal reflection in the format of blogging. These blogs will be used throughout the year for students to reflect on their learning, while growing their digital citizenship skills.
Washington School welcomes artist-in-residence Marina Lee. Lee will be at Washington the week of Sept. 19 to kickoff and brainstorm with students about the projects they will be working on this semester. Projects will be based around the theme "Seasons/Growth & Circles of Peace." Students will complete the following projects: Framed plexiglass fabric works; paper mache wall relief; peace pole projects. There will be a celebration assembly in mid-November to unveil the projects.