On May 27th, the Edgar School District mental health team will host a presentation on the impact of social media on kids mental health. Please see the attached flyer for more details on how you can be part of this online event.
For the past few months, the 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders have learned how to code during their technology time. Coding is a great lesson in computer science. Today they got to try out the robot Dash with their new skills!
Congratulations to Maleah Redmann and Jarrett Daul for receiving their State FFA Degree! The Wisconsin State FFA Degree recognizes those individuals who have excelled in their FFA career and is the highest degree a state can bestow upon members. Both of them will be recognized at the State FFA Convention in July.
What does Ms. Stange do when a student says that he has a creative idea for United States History I? She lets Hunter Daniels create a covered wagon with a false bottom so that it can be used to help slaves in the Underground Railroad escape to Wisconsin.
Summer school registration is due Friday, May 21. **As of today both sessions of swimming lessons are full.** Follow this link to view the course offerings: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ncd7e69uFvgfSywhPDPcY0SRb1YEoqtT/view Online registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd1qXcTre7aQ4JjgvuO6N3ZOXqIoo11XsoTtVIMmxBnrli80g/viewform
Check out these beautiful end tables!
We hope you will join us on Wednesday, May 19 at 6:30 PM for our Spring Concert! The concert will be outside on the football field, so bring your lawn chairs or blankets. The concert will feature the Middle and High School Bands and Choirs. Go Athens Music, and go Bluejays!
Last Day of School - Thursday, May 27, 2021 Early release dismissal times for students are: St. Anthony – 12:20 p.m. Elementary/Trinity – 12:25 p.m. Middle/High School – 12:30 p.m.
Physics students are studying the relationship between pressure and volume according to Boyle's law.
Chemistry students test the pH of various solutions using wide and narrow range pH paper.
After learning about series and parallel circuits, the freshmen physical science students got some wires and light bulbs and had to build one of each circuit with a switch operating some of the bulbs.
Freshmen physical science class is currently studying electricity so they had some fun with the Van de Graaff generator and learned how static charge can build up. They explored how an electroscope works and how pieces of paper can be moved by induction.
Chemistry students are testing paint samples to find out if there is lead in the paint.
As we continue through Mental Health Awareness Month, we need to acknowledge that this topic can be uncomfortable to talk about. However, talking with children and adolescents, and building those connections, is one of the best ways to help predict positive health outcomes in adulthood. It was found that adults who experienced strong connections as youth were 48%-66% less likely to have mental health issues. (infographic taken from: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/protective/images/youth_connectedness_visual_abstract.jpg)
Excellence in Education Virtual Banquet on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, honored Athens' top two graduating seniors and their selected educator they felt made the greatest impact on their education.
Specialty Foods spent the last week practicing their hands-on grilling skills!! The students were able to grill brats, pork-chops that they had brined overnight, pineapple, asparagus and marinated chicken breasts.
Students are making new table tops in the wood shop. Here are the before and after photos. We owe Stetson Hardwoods a huge thank you for the donation of lumber. All the tables will have new tops thanks to them.
Just some 4th graders doing some grammar review...it’s always more fun when you are good and comfy!
The first graders were outside enjoying spring by acting out parts of trees last week.
The physics class is experimenting with Boyle's law to see how pressure and volume of a gas are related.