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Sep 21 2015

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Mt. Vernon Message

News from MVES:

  • Kona Ice will be at MVES on Friday, September 25.
  • FRC After School Enrichment is each Monday from 3:10 until 4:25.
  • Brownies (2nd & 3rd Grades) will meet each Wednesday from 3:10 until 4:30.
  • There will be no school on Friday, October 2.  Enjoy your long weekend!

Mrs. Marian Cable’s 2nd Grade Class News:

Mrs. Cable’s class has been learning about communities, citizenship, elections, and government.  The class had an election for Class President and Vice President.  Students made campaign posters and gave speeches.   Ainslee Renfro and Tristan McKinney were elected as Co-Presidents.

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Mr. Thomas Coffey’s 5th Grade Class News:

Mr. Thomas Coffey’s 5th class, along with other MVES students, have been working very hard at learning multiplication facts through the Rocket Math program.  Rocket Math is a ten-minutes a day paper and pencil, worksheet-based math facts supplemental practice curriculum. Students learn 2 facts and their reverses on each worksheet in a carefully controlled sequence which enables mastery at an individualized pace.  Students practice orally with a partner every day.  One minute timings assess when students are ready to move to the next set of facts.  Pictured above are students with the highest scores helping to reach the overall classroom goal.  They are:  Kaylee Cameron, Olivia Albright, Adam Bullock, and Joey Smith.  Keep up the hard work! A big thank you to Mr. Devin Hasty, currently completing his student teaching, for helping to make this program a success.

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Mrs. Coguer’s 5th Grade Class News

 Mrs. Coguer’s Class presents American Indian projects

Mrs. Sara Coguer’s fifth grade class recently completed their American Indian projects and presentations.  Four students went above and beyond the required elements of the project and made 3-D representations of the tribes’ homes and crafts, or dressed in authentic American Indian dress for their presentation.

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Allison McCoy dressed in authentic American Indian dress for her presentation.

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Ethan Kirby presented the Apache tribe’s different styles of homes.

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Tim Duncan presented the Chinook tribe’s authentic home and crafts.

kendra fetters

Kendra Fetters presented the Cheyenne tribe’s summer home, the teepee.

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