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K-1 Classes Create a Functioning Whingdingdilly

     The K-1 community completed a unit on habitats around the world including plants, weather patterns, and animals. Students worked collaboratively to design a creature that can survive in their chosen habitat. They had to justify its survival by animating the creature's defense or special ability with circuits. STEAM teacher and engineering expert, Mrs. Kohn, joined forces...
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"Lost Boy" Visits Zaharis

     Ms. Montgomery's fourth grade class recently read A Long Walk to Water ,  by Linda Sue Park, as part of their inquiry of biographies. The book is based on the true story of Salva Dut, and is written from two different points of views in two different time periods. Although based on Dut's journey, the story is that of thousands of boys who had similar experiences in...
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Fifth Graders Go To Science Camp

      Last week, fifth grade students, teachers and parents went on an adventure-filled, three day trip to science camp at Tonto Rim, in Payson. The journey began with a visit to the local fish hatchery, followed by a beautiful hike through two miles of mud and rain! On days two and three, students participated in various activities including a cave exploration, archery, a...
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Fourth Grade Float Parade

     The annual 4th Grade County Float Parade took place on Wednesday, February 14th. It was a day full of love on Arizona's birthday! The kids worked so hard to research their chosen county and create a float to proudly display what they learned. This year we saw replicas of Arizona dams, mountains, canyons, and mines. Happy birthday Arizona!
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County Fair Creations in First Grade

      As Mrs. Anderson's class was reading Charlotte's Web together, the students focused on different settings to visualize various events within the story. The students were particularly interested in the county fair setting. The class researched the history along with numerous attractions that can commonly be found at county fairs. From there, they decided to bring...
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