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Black History QR Code Scavenger Hunt

Many students at NPES are participating in a Black History QR Code Scavenger Hunt to discover information about several influential African Americans.  Second graders in Ms. Robinson’s class used iPads today to scan the QR Codes displayed in the school atrium area. How many of these famous African Americans do you …

The Polar Express

Kindergarten and first grade students enjoy the magic of a train ride to the North Pole by listening to Mrs. Poole read The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg!  For what gift would you ask? Explore The Polar Express movie interactive website! And learn more about the story and author …

Hour of Code

This week is COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION WEEK (http://csedweek.org/)  and to celebrate, schools all over the nation will be participating in HOUR OF CODE! Various classes at NPES will talk about careers that involve coding and explore programs that teach kids simple coding (computer programming). Kindergarten – 2nd grade will make …

STEM Safari at NPES!

STEM Safari, sponsored by the Wonder Den, is a day of learning and discovery in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. This day provides students the opportunity to problem solve and work as a team through a variety of challenging, hands-on activities . NPE students enjoy listening and …

Scholastic Book Fair!

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to our school November 18 – November 22! Book Fair Daily Hours: 7:20am – 3:00pm Thursday Family Night: 6pm – 8pm This year our Book Fair will also be available ONLINE! (Link will not be active until November 18th.) At the Book Fair, you …

Immigration Simulation!

Fifth grade students at NPES participated in a re-enactment of Immigration at Ellis Island.  Prior to the immigration simulation, students researched their chosen country of origin and prepared a presentation to share.  On Immigration Day, the fifth graders dressed as an immigrant from their country and arrived at “Immigration Station …

LEAD = Lions Exploring All Directions

Students enjoyed LEAD Time today at NPES!  This time offers special learning opportunities for students as they choose to explore various topics. Staff members sponsor LEAD Time activities such as “Cooking with Books”, “Little Green Thumbs”, “Under the Microscope”, “In Style”, “Yoga”, “Sew Natural”, “NPE Jam Band”, “Baseball Heroes”, “Shutterbugs”, …

#socktober!

Media Technology students are participating in #socktober! Students watched a Kid President video in Media Technology class today with Mrs. Byrd Fort and Mrs. Burkett (http://safeshare.tv/w/SBKOBUpoVB). The video asks others to “use the Internet for good.” Students brainstormed ideas on how to use the Internet for good and have been …

Cardboard Challenge

Mrs. Matthews and Mrs. Week’s classes are participating in the Global Cardboard Challenge!  They are building in the Learning Commons. The Global Cardboard Challenge invites kids to create things out of cardboard – great engineering lesson! The Global Cardboard Challenge was inspired by Caine’s Arcade: http://cainesarcade.com/ Learn more about the …

O.R.E.O. Project 2013

Third graders in Mrs. Shealy’s class participated in the O.R.E.O. Project 2013 (Our Really Exciting Online Project). Students from around the USA stacked Oreo cookies to see how many Oreos they could stack before the stack tumbled. Students first estimated how many oreos they could stack, then performed the experiment, …