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#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, …

Boosterthon Fun Run!

NPES has been participating in Boosterthon! The students learned about friendship through the CAMP HIGH FIVE theme!  They learned how friends respect others by understanding that everyone is different. Throughout the Boosterthon event, 3 lasting values were promoted: Fitness, Leadership, and Character. Our school-wide goal for this year’s Boosterthon Fun …

Cells!

Fifth grade students in Ms. Matthews class are learning all about cells this week at NPES!  They created a replica of a cell using marshmallows, skittles, and jello. Can you name the parts of a cell?

Dot Day Celebration!

Students have been celebrating “International Dot Day” all week in the Learning Commons & classrooms of NPES! Dot Day celebrates the book The Dot by Peter Reynolds. This book is about making your mark in the world. What will you do to make the world a more beautiful and special …

Art Safari Week

The Expression Den has planned many special events in celebration of personal expression and the arts! • a special performance of The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by Pork Chop Productions • an assembly by the Lexington School of Music • a presentation by a Lexington County Public …

Leadership Day at NPES!

Students demonstrated “Leading and Learning in All Directions” today at NPES! Kindergarten through Grade 5 students presented leadership skills in a variety of ways for fellow students & teachers, district staff, family members, and area community members.   Kindergarten – Lion Leadership Through Communication (ACE Communication) Grade 1 – Lion …

Phil Bildner Visits NPES!

Children’s book author, Phil Bildner, visited NPES today!  He is the author of a number of books for children and young adults.  His books are awesome for sports lovers (especially baseball fans) and history buffs.  Book titles include Shoeless Joe & Black Betsy, Magic in the Outfield, The Greatest Game …

It's Digital Learning Day!

This is a day where schools all over the country showcase and promote digital learning! NPES is hosting the South Carolina State Library’s Technology Petting Zoo and students are encouraged to BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) to learn how to check out books from our Learning Commons as well as …