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September 5, 2018 iRe orter Page 3C Each week during the school year The Reporter spotlights activities and achievements of students, faculty and staff at a different Monroe County school. Thank you to Erin Cart;, media specialist, for cordinating news from Hubbard Elementary. Next week look for news from T. G. Scott Elementary. Email school-related news, including items for "Monroe in College" to Diane Glidewell at ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~~~~~~~~~~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~~~~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 10t to learn Fourth grade students have been learning about the First 20 days of School. They learned how to select books, how to enjoy silent reading, how to choose books, make good book choices, how to think and talk about their readings, how to abandon books after they have given them a try, and distinguishing and knowing the difference between fiction and nonfiction books. The students worked together in groups to create a chart for "Making Good Book Choices." They listed characteristics for easy books, just-right books, and challenging books. They also learned that they should be reading books that are just-right for their reading level. (Courtesy of Tangi Smith) Many of our new 5th grade Junior Beta members have become'part of our school's Safety Patrol Team. The Safety Patrol's goal is to help students to their classrooms with ease. Their du- ties consist of wear- ing a patrol vest and greeting and walking students to their classroom doors, assisting the teacher on duty to assure that students walk in the halls and speak qui- etly, and monitoring restrooms in the morning. We appre- ciafe our students helpers! (Courtesy of Jessica Price) h 2nd grade pushes each other to'Roar' Second grade students discussed what it means to "Be Respectful/` "Be on the Safe Side;' "Have a Positive Attitude," and "Be Responsible." The students also enioyed creating a R.O.A.R. jingle. They look forward to presenting their chant to help their peers practice positive behaviors throughout the school year. (Courtesy of Betty King) Pre-K students are learning about rules and procedures, how to work with others and all about some new and excil:ing activities as they start the school year off. Noah Bukannan and Easton Cronin at Hubbard Elementary took the initiative to explore and discuss how to create a tunnel bridge out of blocks during center time. (Courtesy of Shannon Barkley) RevJewJng books with slideshows Third grade students have been working on using technology in the classroom. These students worked in pairs and created book reviews in google slides for this activity. Their slideshows were on the books that they read over the summer. They were very excited to share their stories with others. (Courtesy of Brittainy Pate) STU1)t NT TH N EK for the Monroe County School System StateFarm 281 Tiff College Drive Forsyth, GA 31029 :~ : Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 am- 5:30 pm Kindergarten students at HES are off to a shapes. They enjoyed using 2D shapes to much fun working with shapes. (Courtesy Ukelele vibrations make music First graders at Hubbard Elemen- tar,/are excited to be learning about how vibrations make sound! This week, they enjoyed performances from HES third grader, Emma Norman. Emma brought her ukulele and shared her talents, serenad- ing first graders with favorite songs and then allowing'them to feel the vibrations that resulted in the sounds. (Courtesy of Marnai Boose) great start learning about the attributes of create robots. The students are having so of Lesia Atwater) J i