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February 7, 2018 Page 5B l porter i i ~i~!~i~ !! ~ii~i~i ~ i! iil ~ ~i Each week during the school year Reporter spotlights activities and achievements of students, faculty and staff at a different Monroe County school Thank you to Erin Can;, media specialist, for news from Hubbard Elementary. Next week look for news from T. G. Scott Elementary. Ernail school-related news, induding items for "Monroe in College;' to Diane Glidewell at news@rnym net ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~1~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~1~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~1~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ National Beta is the largest inde- pendent, non-profit, educational youth organization in America. The organiza- tion encourages and rewards academic achievement, promotes those qualities of character that make for good citizen- ship and teaches members to lead by serving others. National Beta prepares today's students to be tomorrow's lead- ers. Hubbard Elementary is proud to induct the following fifth grade stu- dents into the National Beta Club Organization: Anderson Bailey, Hagan Balfour, Gavin Barr, Niya Blassingame, Amber Boutwell, Luke Cantrell, Cole Carr, Elizabeth Cason, Myah Cutchin, Nijahh Davis, Olivia Elder, Megan Grant, Tristan Hunt, Emma Jordan, Tristin Keeton, Karl Knight, Drew Mixon, Kalonis Outlaw, Skylar Perry, Shelby Phillips, Adciry Rivera, Ella Stiles, Lola Talton, Caden Taylor, Bryson Toomer, Houston West, Anaga White, Trenton Whitten, Gauge Wiggins, Riley Zdanowicz. B 1st graders learn to grow food First graders at growing most effective. We are collecting 2-Liter Hubbard Elementary are We are studying lima plastic bottles to prepare exploring ways to make bean plants to learn for the build in March. If healthy food accessible about the parts of theyou have any bottles that and affordable through- plant and the functionyou can donate, we would out all seasons of the of each part. Studentsgreatly appreciate the year. With the help of researched to find outcontribution. So far our the University of Georgia that we can build a students have collected -Agricultural and greenhouse to plant out over 400 bottles, and Environmental Services of season plants during we need 1,000 more! If Laboratories, students the winter months to you have any to donate, tested the soil in the gar- make healthy food moreemail ginger.maddox@ den plots to find out what accessible during thismcschools.org. our soil needs to make time of year. Hubbard Elementary School 4th graders are hard at work with STEM (science, technology, engineering, math). They are in the planning stage of the engineering design process for designing a set of headphones that could dampen the noise of Monster trucks from 100-plus decibels to a safe listening level of 80 decibels. If only we could take our devices to the Benz for a real test when the trucks are actually there. For now our iPads and decibel reader app will have to do Students in Mrs Cawthon's kinder- force and motion. garten class have been excited about On our third day of ozobot training, learning how to program Ozobots. The the students were excited to use what students had to learn the ozobot's lan- they learned about ozobot language to guage which consists of different pat- actually color codes for the ozobot to terns of colors. Each pattern tells the read. Students discovered that they had ozobot a different motion: fast, slow, to color the pattern carefully or the ozo- turn around, go left, go right, u-turn bot wouldn't move. and our favorite, "tornado"! During our next visit to the STEM Before students could program the lab, the students are going to draw ozobots, we had to '%e" an ozobot and codes to tell the robots to stop at differ- read, then follow the directions in the ent "recycling bins" on the ozobot path patterns laid out on the floor. To review in number order. We are very thankful and practice motion, students had to for Mrs. Parham who has made the ozo- give each other directions as they would bots a fun and engaging coding experi- an ozobot. These lessons went along ence for us! well with our STEM project involving COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE state :arm 281 College Drive Forsyth, GA 31029 Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5",30 pm l The student in the school with the most AR points is Connor Yates. Connor is a 4th grader in Ms. Tangi Smith's class. He has earned 365.6 points so far this year. He has also maintained a 95 average.