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Learning About Ancient Egypt

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As part of their unit in social studies, sixth grade students recently worked on a project where they had to create a Google slide presentation, and present their research on Ancient Egypt to the rest of the class. They were trying to persuade their audience to travel to Ancient Egypt.  Each student in the group had a specific assignment relating to Egypt such as researching daily life, hieroglyphics, pyramids, and fun facts.  

Sixth Grade Visits Christa McAuliffe Space Center

On September 17th, all three sixth grade classes had the opportunity to visit the Christa McAuliffe Space Center in Pleasant Grove.  Students particated in a space-like flight simulation where each student had specific responsiblities aboard the simulator.  They also were able to learn about the stars and constellations in the planetarium dome. 

Constitution Day Fun!

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On September 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed by thirty-nine brave men who changed the course of history. Now Constitution Day is a time for us to continue their legacy and develop habits of citizenship in a new generation of Americans.  As a way to celebrate this day, Mr. Bates' sixth grade class wrote the preamble with a quill and ink.

Math with Basketball

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Students in Mrs. Bair's sixth grade class recently learned about unit rates.  In order to apply what they learned, they went outside to calculate the unit rate of baskets made per minute.

United Way Day of Caring

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On September 10th, volunteers with United Way Day of Caring came to Maple Ridge to give service.  This came in the form of painting games out on the playground.  Dozens of volunteers gave several hours to provide our students with fun recess activities.

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