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Ettrick Elementary School Kindergarten teacher, Brittany Haas, recently took her students to Pocahontas State Park. She never dreamed that a routine field trip would evolve into an opportunity to be filmed by Science Matters in order to promote “Exploring the Outdoors!”
Matt Denardo from WRIC-TV Channel 8 came out to meet with “Girls on the Run” running group last Friday.
Virginia State University’s Walter M. Johnson Math & Computer Science (WJMCS) Club has been awarded the NCWIT-Symantec Student Seed Fund grant. The funds will be used for Computer Science Saturday programs for 20 high school girls attending local schools.
On Friday, April 26, Ettrick Elementary School recognized the Students of the Year. Lt. Bryan Rogomentick, with Ft. Lee was the Master of Ceremonies and Dr. Marcus Newsome was the Keynote Speaker. The Ettrick Elementary School Honor’s Choir performed a special song in honor of the occasion led by Mrs. Davis, Ettrick Elementary’s music teacher.
If the celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Enon Elementary School were to get a grade, it would definitely be an A+. Not just for the two productions held last Friday, but the preparation by the nearly 500 students, teachers, volunteers and administration leading up to the anniversary day celebration.
Enon Elementary School opened in 1938 and will celebrate 75 years of education on May 3. To get ready for the birthday celebration, students are exploring Enon Elementary’s rich history and creating projects to display. They are also rehearsing for a schoolwide concert that will include music from the 1930s to the present. The concert will be presented at 9:45 a.m. and at 1:55 p.m. May 3.
For weeks Ettrick Elementary School students were hearing Vroom Vrooooom, Vrooom VROOOOM over the loud speaker during morning and afternoon announcements, and they heard those sounds in the hallways as they went for their breaks and lunches.
Chesterfield County Public Schools annually honors two students from every school for demonstrating citizenship and the school division’s core values of respect, responsibility, honesty and accountability. During a 6 p.m. -8:30 p.m. banquet at the Holiday Inn Koger Center, Alexis Warnock (second grade) and Alyson Maddy (fifth grade) will represent Enon Elementary School among the 124 students from Chesterfield’s 62 schools as they are recognized as Students of the Year for 2013.
The school year ends in June, but learning can continue. Chesterfield County Public Schools offers summer instruction that makes it easy to study a new subject or keep academic skills sharp. Detailed brochures are available in school offices and online at mychesterfieldschools.com.