Monday, September 29, 2014

Audio QR Books by Second Grade

The second graders have been learning all about the lifecycle of a butterfly in science class.  For this project, they researched and took notes on the four stages.  Then using, the students recorded their own voices to tell you all about what they learned!

Please click to open, zoom in and use your QR scanner app to hear everything they had to say.  Excellent job 2nd grade!!

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Character Counts! Fifth Grade Leaders of the School

The fifth grade has been learning about six pillars of character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship from the Character Counts curriculum (  To demonstrate their knowledge, they created posters that are on display all over the school.

As leaders this year, the fifth graders are concentrating on becoming stellar role models for their peers and all of the younger students at Center.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

CSS Special Report - Releasing of the Butterfly!

Episode 1 Our new fifth grade takes over Center School Sightings this year!  Here's a 3 minute special report about the first grade's science study of the lifecycle of a butterfly - guaranteed to put a smile on your face! Enjoy!!

All CSS special reports and newscasts will be on our website: Center School Sightings 2014-2015.  Be sure to bookmark it!

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Rainbow Fish Come to Kindergarten

The kindergarteners listened to an interactive reading of The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister.  They learned about how the Rainbow Fish became much happier after sharing its shiny scales.  We then talked about why sharing makes us so happy!  Students drew the main character of the story and its friends using the Doodle Buddy app.  Now we're happy to share with you!!




Wednesday, September 10, 2014

It's All About Me in Second Grade!

The second graders made beautiful posters about themselves using Pages and iPhoto booth.  They definitely rose to the occasion with a multi-step, challenging project.  Way to go second graders!

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Welcome Back to the 2014-2015 School Year!

What I did this summer, tech style - a new twist on an old idea!  Using , the third graders made audio QR codes to share a favorite summer memory.  Then they used the QR Scan app on the iPads to hear about all of the wonderful summer memories their classmates made!