School notes: St. Joseph’s schoolActivities at St. Joseph’s school
St. Joseph’s school
On Monday Goodhue County investigator Collins Voxland visited with his police dog, Chopper, to talk to us about what he does. Also, physician assistant Rachel Marshall came talk about her job and the tools she uses. Students are talking about the letter “O.”
Kindergartners are finishing up a social studies unit on friends, families, and celebrations. They are continuing to learn about Frog Jump Capitals, M and N, rhyming, and shapes.
This week first-graders built models of plants. They are waiting for the plants to grow so that observations, measurement and journaling can be completed. Students will participated in their second school marathon and Fall Fest today.
This week second-graders continued their plant unit with the first-graders by discovering the different parts of a plant and creating their own plant model. They will begin reading “Dear Mr. Blueberry” in language arts. To accompany this story, the second-graders will write letters to smart staff members to find answers to some big questions.
Mrs. Runquist’s class will start a unit on magnets and electricity in science. They will learn how the two go hand in hand.
Students will improve their keyboarding skills through typing games.