Box Tops Rootbeer Float Party!

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Fri, 02/07/2014 - 14:35

Three classes went the extra mile and returned the most boxtops for our Box Tops Drive, winning a rootbeer float party.  Mrs. Rowland's class was the winner, with Mrs. Hogle's coming in second and Mrs. Aguero's third.  We want to thank all the students, parents, and grandparents that take time to clip box tops and send them in with our students.  The money received goes directly to our school. Please continue to send them in with your students. Congratulations to our 3 classes!  

Dental Health Assembly

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Fri, 02/07/2014 - 13:12

The Kindergarten through third-grade students at East Meadows Elementary were entertained by puppets, Rocky and Douglas the dinosaurs today at the Dental Health Assembly. They learned to brush their teeth twice a day, floss once a day, and see the dentist twice a year. They learned to take care of their teeth so their teeth wont become extinct.

2013-2014 Science Fair Winners!

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Thu, 01/30/2014 - 14:17

We would like to congratulate the winners of the 2013-2014 East Meadows Science Fair.  The fifth grade winners are: Bryce Harman, “Soil for Planting Seeds,” Hollister Hogle & Sam Jex, “Mussel Trouble,” Kyle Smith, “Taste Perception by Sight,” Ethan Graham, “How High Does it Bounce,” Atticus Fish, “Liquid Conductors,” Lauren Vehar, “Which  Logo?” and Alivia Winkel & Sydnie Thomson, “Ice Race.”  The sixth grade winner are: Max & Mia Colton, “Detecting Blinking LED,” Andrew Radford, “Fruit Ripening Bananas, “ Kyra Feland, “Sense and Sensitivity,” Grace Filllmore & Ramsey Anders

Science Fair

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Thu, 01/30/2014 - 13:34

The East Meadows Science Fair was on January 29, 2014. The fifth and sixth grade students have been working really hard the last couple of weeks preparing their projects to be judged and displayed.  Congratulations to all our fifth and sixth graders for participating in the Science Fair. 


Scales and Tails Assembly

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Thu, 01/30/2014 - 12:51

In conjunction with our school Science Fair on Wednesday, January 29, the students and faculty enjoyed a reptile assembly.  The students were entertained as well as educated.  There were several screams, lots of laughter, and many smiles.  They enjoyed seeing a tarantula, a scorpion, lizards, tortoises, an alligator, snakes and a giant python.  The learned to respect these animals as some of them are very dangerous.  They learned about the different habitats and foods these reptiles eat.  At the end of the assembly they were even able to touch the giant python.  This was the highlight of th

Mrs. Nichol Lyman is Awarded the Crystal Apple Award

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 11:24

Everyone knows Nichol Lyman is an amazing Kindergarten teacher.  As these timid …..and many times scared little students enter her room at the beginning of each year, she is patient, kind and loves each one of them.  It is always her goal to make their 1st year of school a very positive experience.  She is extremely organized, has lots of energy and runs an orderly but fun classroom.  But more than that, Nichol always knows what each of her students need and makes sure they get the help, attention, and interventions they need to succeed.  As students advance through the grades….they  always

Author: Mrs. Allison Bennett

Stunt Bike Assembly

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Fri, 01/17/2014 - 13:35

East Meadows students were entertained as well as educated during a stunt bike assembly on Thursday, January 16, 2014.  Rich Wieber and his partners travel all over the United States performing for students.  Along with their stunts and tricks they teach the students about bicycle safety, the dangers of drugs, alcohol and tobacco, bullying, setting goals and achieving them and determination.  The highlight of the event was when one of the bikers jumped over four of our teachers.     


Fun with Science Experiments

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Wed, 01/15/2014 - 13:43

The fifth-grade students enjoyed an array of science experiments today as part of their science unit.  They learned about chemical reactions by mixing things together such as Diet Coke and Mentos.  To end the day they made ice cream in baggies and enjoyed eating it. 

All Aboard the Polar Express!

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Fri, 12/20/2013 - 13:29

The first grade teachers and students celebrated Christmas by having a Polar Express Day on December 19.  The students decorated boxes at home to look like train cars.  They brought them to school and paraded through the halls on their way to the North Pole.  When arriving at their destination they watched the movie Polar Express while sipping on Hot Cocoa and eating doughnuts.  Thank you to all the parent volunteers who made this a magical day for the students.  Merry Christmas to All!

Santa Visit

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Fri, 12/20/2013 - 13:13

You better watch out. You better not cry.  You never know when Santa Claus will visit East Meadows Elementary.  Santa surprised all the classrooms on Wednesday, December 18.  He brought a bag of classroom activities for each class.  He also visited our preschool party.