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Do you have a child who will be 5 years old by September 1, 2018?

Please join us for an information session about Kindergarten in the Howard County Public School System. Click below for a flyer with more information: ENGLISH SPANISH KOREAN

Spring Instructional Seminars

We have some new Spring Instructional Seminars which will be starting SOON Instructional Seminars are open to all students in grades 1-5. These are interest-based seminars that run between 8 – 12 weeks in length. Seminars take place either before school, from 8:00-8:45 AM or during the grade level recess time. Most seminars will begin the week of February 5 and end in May. Exact start and end dates are listed below and on the Interest Forms. Students, who are interested in participating, need to fill out an interest form. Interest Forms can be found in folders attached to the bulletin board display outside of the GT Room (opposite the Media Center). Space is limited, so get your Interest Forms in early. Completed Interest Forms are due by Monday, January 29. Please see Mrs. Kastner or Mrs. Lepore if you have any questions. Grade 1 “Reader’s Theater” on Mondays at recess (11:05 – 11:35 am) February 5 - May 7 Do you like to act and put on shows? In this seminar, you will use your imagination and practice your reading skills as we read and perform plays. “Lions, Tigers and Bobcats” on Fridays at recess (11:05 – 11:35 am) February 8 - May 10 Do you love animals, especially cats? In this seminar, you will learn about wild cats. Use what you learn to create a small display to share with others about how important these animals are to our world. Grade 2 “Are We There yet?” on Mondays at recess (10:35 - 11:05 am) February 5 - May 7 Are you interested in learning about the history of transportation using water, land, and air? Come to this seminar to learn about boats, trains, cars, airplanes. You will create a model of your favorite type of transportation or design a new way to get around. “Author Study” on Tuesdays at recess (10:35 - 11:05 am) February 6 - May 1 Do you like to read book written by creative authors? In this seminar you will read books written by Robert Munsch’s books. After exploring his writing style, children each chose their favorite book to review. “Mechanics of Bridges” on Wednesdays before school (8:00 – 8:45 am) February 21 - May 9 Did you ever wonder how bridges are constructed? Have you ever wanted to make a small model of a bridge? After studying various bridges, students will build their own version. Grade 3 “Cliffhangers” on Tuesdays at recess (12:50 - 1:20 pm) February 6 - May 1 Do you enjoy reading stories with a “cliff hanging” ending? Do you wonder what could happen next? In this seminar, you will use our creativity to create your own endings to different stories. “Mechanics of Bridges” on Wednesdays before school (8:00 – 8:45 am) February 21 - May 9 Did you ever wonder how bridges are constructed? Have you ever wanted to make a small model of a bridge? After studying various bridges, students will build their own version. Grade 4 “Rubik’s Cube” on Mondays at recess (12:20 - 12:50 pm) February 12 - May 7 Have you ever tried to solve the Rubik’s Cube puzzle? Learn about the different parts and layers of the cube and use algorithms to solve the cube. “Migratory Animals” on Tuesdays before school (8:00 - 8:45) February 6 - May 1 Have you ever wondered why animals move from one area to another? In this seminar, you will learn about the reasons why animals migrate to other places. You will also get to select an animal that you would like to research. “Simple Machines” on Fridays before school (8:00 - 8:45 am) March 16 - May 11 Do you like to build and explore ideas related to engineering? In this seminar, you will learn about the different types of simple machines and use K’Nex pieces to create pulleys, wheels, axles, levers, just to name a few. Grade 5 “Rubik’s Cube” on Mondays at recess (2:05 - 2:35 pm) February 12 - May 7 Have you ever tried to solve the Rubik’s Cube puzzle? Learn about the different parts and layers of the cube and use algorithms to solve the cube. “Migratory Animals” on Tuesdays before school (8:00 - 8:45) February 6 - May 1 Have you ever wondered why animals move from one area to another? In this seminar, you will learn about the reasons why animals migrate to other places. You will also get to select an animal that you would like to research. “Rubik’s Cube Mosaics” on Tuesdays at recess (2:05 - 2:35 pm) *Being in the Rubik’s Cube seminar is a prerequisite for this seminar April 24 - June 5 Did you enjoy solving the Rubik’s Cube? Do you like to create geometric pictures? If so, this seminar is for you. You will use cubes to create various patterns and pictures.

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