February 2012

2nd grade Science Fair

At Sage Creek Elementary we had our very own Second Grade Science Fair on Wednesday, February 8th. Each class focused on a second grade core topic and conducted simple experiments and observations. We placed our projects on display in our individual classrooms and rotated through each room to see what was discovered. Thanks for your encouragement and excitement for science!!

6th Grade Science Fair

Sage Creek Elementary sixth grade science fair winners and alternates were Madi Child, Spencer Bartholomew, Brooklyn Day, Amy Botcherby, Alli Hawks, Derek Heiner, Haley Green, Sara Jeffery  & Claire Hall, Alec Dookhran & Josh Storrs, Audrey Ridge, Brett Bodily,  and Josh Eaton.  Alternates: Nate Antares, Kole Sleight & Emily Ells.  Congratulations to all of these students on their science success.

100th Day of School/2nd grade

Tuesday, January 31st, was the 100th day of school for second graders at Sage Creek Elementary!  "It's the 100th day of school today ... let's start the day with a grin. For tomorrow will be 101 .. so let the celebrations begin!" There were all kinds of fun activities to celebrate having spent 100 exciting days learning, i.e., 100 piece puzzles, triple-digit math problems, games with the hundred board, read 100 books, write 100 words, etc.  At the end of the day, we made 100th Day Stew with each students' 100 items they brought to add!

A Visit From China

Sage Creek Elementary School students felt a little closer to their Chinese counterparts as Chinese students traveled around the world to meet the Sage Creek Dragons on Monday, February 6, 2012.  Under the direction of community member Ann Haupt and with the help of Clair Taylor, a member of our school community council, twelve students from a high school in Bejing included a stop at Sage Creek to perform some traditional skills in music an dance during their tour of the western United States.  The Chinese students also combined their voices with ours to sing the traditional Chinese song, 

Sage Creek Science Fair

As part of Sage Creek Elementary School’s effort to create a greater science awareness, which was one of the School Community Council goals, February 7 – 10th was Science Fair Week for the Dragons.  Every student at the school had the opportunity to participate in a science fair project this week.  Fourth, fifth and sixth grade students displayed their individual projects ranging from preserving banana’s and natural dyes to whitening toothpaste and magnetic properties for the student body and for grade level judges.  Students who scored the highest points in presentation, knowledge of subje