Clark Planetarium

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 01/15/2010 - 12:26

Barnett sixth-graders get hands-on science experience with Clark Planetarium. An assembly was arranged with a representative of the planetarium where the students got to touch a meteorite, learn about static electricity and even ignite a hydrogen-filled balloon. This is likely to be a highlight in the sixth-graders' science education.

Xavier the Alien visits barnett first grade

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 01/15/2010 - 12:25

Teachers at Barnett Elementary keep learning fun. Miss Ledingham's first grade class had a special visitor, Xaiver the Alien from the planet Zurk, come to their classroom to learn to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. The class taught him the step-by-step instructions on how to make the sandwich and learned about sequencing in the process.

Santa Claus

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 01/15/2010 - 12:23

The first graders at Barnett Elementary worked hard all Christmas long to earn a grade level Christmas party with a special guest of honor.  The wonderful parents brought in games and activities which the students could choose from playing and all the students got to meet with Santa Claus.  Earlier in the month, the students learned how to write letters and finished their unit by writing a letter to Santa Claus.  When Santa came to visit, he brought a treat bag and a letter back to each of the students.  It was a fun way to end the year and motivated the students to work hard the e

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Ali Snow

Fancy Nancy

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 01/15/2010 - 12:21

The first graders of Barnett Elementary received a visit from a favorite book character earlier this month.  Fancy Nancy came to visit and share her stories with the children.  She also taught the students how to sort as they helped her distinguish between the fancy and plain items she brought with her.

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Ali Snow

6th Grade Fear Factor

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 01/15/2010 - 12:19

Great behavior is rewarded with fun at Barnett Elementary

Celebration was in order at Barnett Elementary. Barnett 6th grade had a fun-filled Fear Factor activity for those with great behavior for the month. Challenges included pigs feet eating and the mustard marshmallow drop.