Roary's Picnic and Bingo Night

Join us Friday, April 26, 5:30-8:00 p.m. at New Providence for a picnic on school grounds, 5:30-7:00 p.m., followed by bingo in the cafeteria, 7:00-8:00 p.m.! You may pick your own meal or pre-order dinner from Zaxby’s. Look for order forms in your child’s bookbag. The Kona Ice Truck will be at the picnic as …

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 …

Spreadsheets!

Fifth graders in the Media Tech class are learning about spreadsheets!  A spreadsheet contains rows and columns and is used to record and compare data. They  opened a new spreadsheet using MS Excel, entered data, a formula, and then created a chart to help analyze their data. //

It's Spring!

March 20, 2013 is the first day of spring!  This is the time of year when the sun crosses directly over the equator.  It is the Vernal Equinox.  Equinox means means “equal night.” Because the Sun is positioned above the equator, day and night are about equal in length all …

Favorite Time of Day

What is your favorite time of day? Fifth grade Media Tech students wrote about their favorite time of day! Using the iPad, they took a picture of a clock, inserted it into a new Pages document, wrote a paragraph about their favorite time of day, and edited the text for …

Help Make the World Awesome!

Fifth grade Media Tech students brainstormed ways they could help make the world more awesome and a better place to live.  They used Keynote on an iPad and created slides to share their thoughts. Click to view! — A Better World

St. Patrick's Day Project

Mrs. Shealy’s third graders participated in the online St. Patrick’s Day project! A fun way to learn math skills! How many of each marshmallow shape are in a box of Lucky Charms? Students counted, sorted, made tally charts, and summarized class results. They shared and compared their data results with …

Women of the Civil War

Third graders in Mrs. Frye’s class wrote about what it was like for women in Civil War times.  They wrote from different perspectives and worked to make their paper look aged.  Listen to their Photo Story recording!