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! Each week during the school year The Reporter spotlights activit and achievements of students, faculty and staff at a different Monroe County school. Thank you to Erin Cam, media specialist, for c.ordinating 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 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 's somethin at Elementary Hands-on learning is the favorite! After learning about Community Helpers, students put their "chef skills" to use. With chef hats in place and some good ingredients, stu- dents went to work to made some yummy treats! Students (and teachers) love to have fun and get a little messy in Miss Long's class! (Courtesy of Morgan Long) Fourth graders from Hubbard Elementary took a break from regular classwork with a trip to Dauset Trails Nature Center. Students left books behind, but the learning didn't stop! Fourth grade is learning about food webs and food chains and seeing it in person was a great way to collect real data. (Cour- tesy of April Arp) Hubbard Elementary 5th graders learn to solve problems, even ones that fall from the sky Hubbard Elementary 5th What he gets is a stormproblems, then tested their Lego City grade students read the of sticky green globs called After reading the story, using Oobleck that they cre- book "Bartholomew and the Oobleck, which soon causes students used their math ated as a team to see if the Oobleck." In the book, King a royal mess. But with the knowledge of volume, mea- city would withstand the Derwin, bored with rain, assistance of the wise page surement, addition/subtrac- goop. sun and snow, summons boy Bartholomew, the king teen, and properties of mat- The students then created his royal magicians to create (along with readers) learns ter to construct a Lego City narratives about a kingdom something new and exciting that the simplest words can while staying within their and an Oobleck event from to fall from the sky. sometimes solve the biggest budget constraints. Students a citizen's point of view. O O O O Hubbard Elementary kindergarteners hit the ground nmning this year learning all about line design and color exploration as they rotate different stations each week! Check out these students working with play-doh and day techniques as they learn more about lines. Students have loved getting all mixed up as they learn the Primary Colors and what happens when they mix them together! Upper grades at Hubbard Elementary have enjoyed uploading their personal artwork on Artsonia. They work hard each week to build their digital portfolio so that family and friends can enjoy their artwork! (Courtesy of Elizabeth Selman) !~i!i!iii O Hubbard Elementary kicked off things earlier this year with the Fifth Grade Art Club! These students received blank "Canvas Cookies" and designed their first edible art pieces! They recently wrapped up "Far Off Places" projects for the Georgia National Fair in October. Check out the artwork on display during October! (Courtesy of Elizabeth Selman) about li First graders at Hubbard Elementary have been learning about light and sound this month. For the study of sound, the students made musical instruments from various recyclable materials. For the study of light, the students explored different ma- terials to find if they were transparent, translucent, or opaque by creating images of flowers using Press and Seal and tissue paper squares. Once they were completed, the flowers were hung in a window to show how certain areas let in different amounts of light! The flowers turned out amazing! (Courtesy of Dr. Donna Ayers) Kindergarteners learn to use science tools Mrs. Cawthon~ and Mrs. Pyron's Kindergarten class has been busy learning what Science is and what scientists do. The kindergarteners had a great experience learning about and using science tools in the STEM lab. They explored using magnifying glasses, graduated cylinders, tweezers, assorted measurement tools, and MICROSCOPES! The mi- croscopes seemed to be their favorite science tool. The students had a lot of fun exploring these tools and recording what they learned in STEM journals. (Courtesy of Becky Cawthon) STIJI)I NT 01: THE: for the Monroe County School System StateFarm 281 Tiff College Drive. Forsyth, GA 31029 Hours: Monday - FHday, 9 am - 5"JO pm O ire Third Graders had a great time sharing their expertise on Ozobots at Hubbard Elementary STEM night! Ozobots are handheld robots that read and process a variety of color codes and lines on paper or a digital surface. Third Grade uses Ozobots as a part of its Social Studies Maps and Globes unit. Students must use a com- pass and directional skills to create a road for the Ozobot to follow. At STEM night, students showed their fam- fly members the process of coding an Ozobot to follow a road map! (Courtesy of Alexandra Lamping) t