East High School
Wauwatosa East High School will be hosting a Parochial Shadow Day on Friday, Oct.14. Those who live in the East attendance zone and would like their eighth-grade child to experience a Day in The Life of a Wauwatosa East Student, should phone Terry Sommers in the guidance department at 414-773-2030, or send her an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Those interested must be in contact by Thursday, Oct. 6, This is an excellent opportunity to see firsthand what Wauwatosa East has to offer.
Students in the health and medical careers class presented their research on future trends in health care. Topics included advances in; MRI, PET, telemedicine, computer assisted surgery, computerized medical instruments, assistive devices, prosthetics, bio-technology, vaccines, and 3-D printing in health care.
Aerospace Engineering students are building the rockets they designed. They will be launching them at Underwood Elementary on Monday, Oct. 3. Launches should start around 9:30 a.m. and continue until 11:30 a.m.
Eisenhower students recently participated in the annual RUN4IT! event. Students raced to complete laps on the Wauwatosa West track with their grade level. Families raise money for the RUN4IT! fundraiser and 100 percent of proceeds go to the Eisenhower PTA to support students.
Students at Jefferson are enjoying new flexible and child-friendly furniture in their classrooms this year. This furniture is the result of an Education Foundation of Wauwatosa grant that was awarded to the building. New furniture options for students include standing desks and ball chairs.
Madison Elementary School has begun its School Cadet program with fourth- and fifth-grade students. The students are taking a leadership role in the building during the lunch hour, assisting students throughout the building and on the playground. They also monitor the blue playground at the end of the day during pick-up to ensure all students are safe.
In fourth-grade writing, the students are creating fictional narratives that have strong and believable characters. The imagination is endless!
Our Redeemer Lutheran School
Our Redeemer congratulates the following boys and girls who will serve as Our Redeemer Lutheran School student council members for 2016-2017: grade six: Ethan Anderson, Jacob Decker, Ben Dillie, Maddie Janetzke, Addie Riemer, Dakota Smallwood, and Ava Wollert; grade seven: Emma Johnson, Jailyn Powell and Casey Wright; and grade eight: Logan Walker and Lydia Zajichek.
The annual Roosevelt Fun Run will take place Friday, Sept. 30. The Fun Run is an opportunity for every student to show school spirit, work on physical fitness and set personal goals while having fun and raising funds to support field trips, cultural and fine arts programs, technology and many other great PTA initiatives.
First-grade students are reading "I Can! Can You?" in class this week. They learned that events in a story happen in a certain order. First, a little girl is jumping in the air with her hands on her hat. Next, her friend follows her and shows that he can do the same thing. Last, they play in the leaves. This week's skills are comprehension; sequence (first, next, last); phonics; the sound of "a" as in mad; and spelling words with a short sound. Also, the schools is planning a trip to the Wauwatosa Public Library on Sept. 28. Reading development is a big part of first grade.
The senior kindergarten classrooms will kick off a year full of super reading with a Super Reader Day on Friday, Sept. 30. Students will come dressed in their superhero attire and will engage in super-reading activities throughout the day.
Wauwatosa Catholic School had its first awards program of the school year on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Twenty-five students from grades K3- through eight were honored. These students exemplified the IB Learner Profile attribute of “caring.” These students act to make a positive difference in the lives of others and in the world around them.
First-grade students are learning how to add and subtract on a number line in math by practicing on a life-size model. Because students are using their bodies to practice this strategy, they are having fun while retaining information. Fifth-grade students have started all core-academic subjects.
All of the Wilson and WSTEM fourth- and fifth-grade students are learning note reading in music in order to play the recorder. They will be featured together playing the Huron Fantasy Carol at Wilson/WSTEM's "Sounds of the Season" holiday concert on Dec. 6.