Magnet ProgramsRun/Walk Club
Run/walk club is an exciting club that promotes wellness and health. For every lap a student walks/runs, the student receives one-hole punch in that student’s record card. Every four laps equals a mile. For every 5 miles, the student earns a foot charm. As students walk/run the designated miles, their names are added to the “Leading the way to Good Health” Bulletin Board. Great exercise for all!
A premier nutrition and cooking education program taught by classroom teachers. Interactive, hands-on lessons support core content areas with additional extension lessons aligned to Common Core Standards and allow students to create healthy recipes and learn the nutritional values of using healthy items. Small Bites consists of 8 lessons and recipes for K – 5th graders offered throughout the school year.
PITSCO Science Lab
The STEM2 Pitsco Science Lab will be explored by our 3rd-5th grade students. The goal of Pitsco Education is to help students excel with a variety of science, technology, engineering, math, and medical (STEM2) classroom solutions that are engaging as well as provide acceleration curriculum that helps students progress more rapidly in these subjects. Innovative, STEM-centric, hands-on activities engage students and provide real-world learning opportunities with exposure to careers in science and technology. The curriculum incorporates communication and teamwork. Students navigate through a progression of instruction where they inquire, hypothesize, research, experiment, analyze data, and draw conclusions.
On Career Day students are able to explore the possibilities of medical related careers. Ophthalmologist, Doctors, EMTs, Nurses, Firefighters, and more participated in sharing information about their jobs.
All classes K-4th grade participate in completing a class project and 5th grade completes individual projects. All classes K-4th displays their project in the hallway for viewing and 5th grade displays their project in the dining room. Each class visits the dining room to view the 5th grade projects. The 5th grade students explain the process of their project to all visitors as they tour.
The one mile Fun Run is a great opportunity for parents and students to race while participating in fun activities around the path.