October 8, 2014, Posted by 5th and 6th Grade Center in 5th & 6th Grade Center,

5th-6th Grade Center Promotes Kindness

There doesn’t have to be a reason to be kind to others but that doesn’t mean we can’t reward it.  Jennifer Skillman at the 5th-6th Grade Center has introduced a reward system to promote kindness in the school.  Students who are helpful or kind to others may be nominated by faculty and staff for entry into the Being Kind drawing.  (more…)

September 29, 2014, Posted by 5th and 6th Grade Center in 5th & 6th Grade Center,

6th Graders Enjoy Photo Booth as Reading Incentive

Photo booth fun is serving as an Accelerated Reading incentive for 6th graders in Julie Gambill’s language arts class at the Poplar Bluff 5th-6th Grade Center. Students who reach their reading goal get to take a picture in the photo booth, which Mrs. Gambill constructed in a vacant room across the hall from her classroom by covering a bulletin board with fabric and adding costume props from her son’s collection and a dollar store.

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September 22, 2014, Posted by 5th and 6th Grade Center in 5th & 6th Grade Center,

Jeans Mean Cash for Charity at 5th/6th Grade Center

What do you get when you combine teachers’ love of casual wear at school and a great cause?  Success!  The teachers at the 5th-6th Grade Center paid to wear jeans last week and raised $200 for Relay for Life. Well done!

July 2, 2014, Posted by Tim Krakowiak in 5th & 6th Grade Center,

Extreme Student Art Show

Poplar Bluff 5th & 6th Grade Center students in instructor Deana Ward’s summer enrichment class hosted a gallery for the public last month at Junior High, featuring a dozen projects inspired by famous artists including the fresco art of Michelangelo, cubism foil portraits of Pablo Picasso and pop art popularized by Andy Warhol. (more…)

April 29, 2014, Posted by Tim Krakowiak in 5th & 6th Grade Center,

Pies for St. Jude (plus a fainting goat)

An annual fundraiser of the Poplar Bluff 5th & 6th Grade Center, students donated $5 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for the opportunity to throw a whipped cream pie at Assistant Principal Angie Jackson on Thursday, April 17. (more…)

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