School News

Holiday Happenings at Rees

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We have had a week packed with holiday happenings including:  winter reading carnival, singing around the tree, choir performances, Christmas programs and our reading incentive awards activity.  Even amid the festivities, our teachers are amazing and have wonderful, enriching activities planned for the students.  Thank you to ALL who have planned, supported, and helped to make these activities successful for our wonderful students at Rees.  Photos will be posted on our Facebook page, so please follow us there. 

Soil Profiles in Mrs.Tew's class

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Article and Photos: Sasha Tew

In fourth grade, we have been learning all about soil. This week we made an edible soil profile. The students had a great time choosing which food best represented the bedrock, subsoil, topsoil, and humus. Although, I think they enjoyed eating their soil even more!

It's SPIRIT NIGHT at Chick Fil A

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Wondering what to make for dinner tomorrow night?  Wonder no further.  Take your family to Chick-Fil-A on December 5th from 5-8 pm and tell them you're from Rees Elementary.  They will donate part of the proceeds back to us!!  Sounds like a winner-winner-chicken dinner to me!!!  

Artist in Residence Parent Showcase

"From Sea to Shining Sea"

Artists In Residence

There will be a showcase of the students’ art on Friday November 17th.  Students who have been studying about Dance and Storytelling will perform at 1:30 in the gym.  (Due to time restraints only a few students from each grade will be sharing their stories.  Check with your student to find out if they are performing.)  

2nd grade BRAG TAGS

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Photo: Heidi Groneman

These students passed their timed addition test and completed 50 problems in less than 3 minutes with 100% accuracy.  They earned their bronze addition brag tag.  Way to aim high and achieve 2nd graders!

2nd grade Students of the Month for September and October

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Photos: Heidi Groneman

Rees 2nd graders have been SOARING!  

These students showed excellence in the classroom by doing a variety of things, such as bringing their take-home library book back each day, showing improvement in math and reading, working hard and being great examples to their classmates. ​

 

Pumpkins are not just for carving!

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Photos and Article: Julie Chidester

We had a great Math Pumpkin activity!  We predicted, measured, weighed, and guessed how many pumpkin seeds there were in our pumpkins.  Then we counted out the number of seeds in our pumpkins by putting the seeds into groups of 10.  It is always amazing to everyone that just because a pumpkin is bigger than another, it doesn't mean that it is going to have more seeds that a smaller pumpkin. 

Mrs.Chidester's Students of the Month for September and October

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Photo and article: Julie Chidester

Mrs. Chidester's September and October Students of the Month - Here are our Students of the Month for September and October.  I'm so proud of them for S.O.A.R.-ing!  They are Serving and Supporting and Aiming High and Achieving in Kindergarten. AM September - Brynlee Ozuna and Makenna CunninghamOctober - Cole Hobbs and Ty Jones PMSeptember - Kessa Jones and Parker HoltOctober - Ava Brown, Colby Christensen, and Oliver Betts

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