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6th grade has been learning about the Renaissance time period and about Shakespeare in Social Studies. After practicing in small groups, each class put on their own versions of Hamlet, Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet. Students did an amazing and had a lot of fun. It was great to see them shine on stage.
For the last couple of weeks, as part of library time, students have been talking a lot about how words have power. They saw how a simple act of kindness can change someone's day and that how they treat each other makes a difference. In celebration of Random Acts of Kindness Day, each student K-6 was given a small heart and was asked to think of one positive or kind word or compliment they could think of to write on that heart. Then our older students grades 3-6 strung those hearts into confetti garland.
Friday, Feb. 19th is Random Acts of Kindness Day and we would love to have everyone dress up like Mr. Rodgers. We would love to see all staff and students dress up in their cardigans. Happy kindness week.
Did you know that Larsen Elementary has some amazing scientists? Well it's true. Our 5th and sixth graders participated in the science fair and some that will be moving on to the district level. They are listed below:
5th Grade: Emily Gedeborg, Rylee Giles and Faith Hewett
6th Grade: Jacob Baxter and Memre Gause
Congratulations to all who participated!
Kinderarteners at Larsen have been learning about some of our national symbols. Today they painted their favorite symbols of the United States. Some of the favorites were the Statue of Liberty, the Washington Monument, the Liberty Bell and of course the American flag. Great job Mrs. Eckhardt's class!
With Valentines just around the corner, we just wanted families to know how we would handle the celebration, while continuing to reinforce our safety protocols. Treats for class members will be brought on Feb. 12th. Students will sanitize before handing treats out, and then all treats will be taken home. Watch for further information being sent home by your child’s teacher.