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JAN
27

100 Days of School!

100 Days of School!
Monday was the 100th day of school, and the Stinesville Kindergarten class had fun celebrating this special day!  The students participated in numerous 100 day activities and many students (and teachers) even dressed up like 100 year olds.  There were plenty of canes, reading glasses, and gray hair all around!  The class read several 100 day books, experimented to see how many activities they could do in 100 seconds, and even had some yummy 100 day cupcakes!  It’s amazing to think that we’ve been in school 100 days already.  The students have learned and grown so much.  We can’t wait to see what the next 80 days have in store for us!


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JAN
24

VEX IQ Robotics Competition

VEX IQ Robotics Competition
On Saturday, January 21, 2017, students from Edgewood Primary School, Edgewood Intermediate School, and Stinesville Elementary School competed in the first annual Richland-Bean Blossom VEX IQ Robotics Competition at Stinesville Elementary.  In addition to these three schools, there were seven other schools that participated in the event from surrounding counties.  Students worked in teams during the first semester of the school year to build a robot that was able to move balls from one area of a field to another in a one minute time frame.  In partnerships, students worked collaboratively with a pair from another school to accumulate points toward a teamwork challenge.  The competition focused on communication, teamwork, and problem solving.  


All three schools were able to participate in this venture thanks to a grant from the TechPoint Foundation for Youth, and all three elementaries look forward to continue growing the program in future years. For more information, you can search “VEX IQ” online.  
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JAN
19

Phases of the Moon with Oreos!

Phases of the Moon with Oreos!
Students in Mrs. Chestnut's 4th grade class recently completed their earth science unit on the phases of the moon.  The culminating activity allowed students to create the phases of the moon using oreo cookies.  What a fun and exciting way to learn!
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JAN
13

Robotics Competition and No School

Due to potential icy weather, the VEX Robotics Competition scheduled for tomorrow is being canceled.  The event will be rescheduled for next Saturday, January 21st.

Also, there is NO SCHOOL on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  School will resume on Tuesday, January 17th.

Have a safe and warm weekend!
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NOV
15

Food Drive was a Success!

Food Drive was a Success!
The Hoosier Hills Food Drive was a HUGE SUCCESS!  Students and staff exceeded our goal of 2,000 pounds by bringing in over 2,400 pounds of food!  Congratulations to our SES Family for passing our goal.  Also, congratulations to Mrs. Butler's Kindergarten class, the K-2 classroom winner, for bringing in 418.75 pounds of food, and Miss Ennis' 5th grade class, the 3-5 winner, for bringing in 505.25 pounds of food.  More importantly, thank you for helping families in need in Monroe County.
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