Kindergarten had a beautiful day for their Garden Day! Thanks to volunteer Roger Mann they also had a 40-bottle plant stand built to Ms. Labe’s specifications. He even provided eight large bags of garden soil! To grow the plants for Garden Day, the 5th grade indoor plant stand Roger built years ago found its way […]
Thanks to a grant by William and Helen Thomas Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee, our 5th-graders will be superbly equipped to study light, lenses, and safety. The grant funded: Diffraction glasses with 3D prism effect Spectroscope tubes Glass prisms Glass lenses And, for science experiments, safety goggles The glasses, tubes, and prisms help
It’s a win-win! The kids are having fun and learning science at the same time. In one of many exercises, students raced cars down the different surfaces of this ramp while discussing the forces present. This Friction Board was custom built to Ms. Zortea’s science specifications by volunteer Roger Mann. Thanks to both for helping
Know & Grow received a $2,000 donation from The Bradley Family! TransUnion doubled the family’s $1,000 donation with an employer match program. Great news for two reasons! First, it is a HUGE amount to help our kids learn. Secondly, it is important that Know & Grow receive community contributions such as this because corporations
Ms. Zortea will use this new model to demonstrate the Earth orbiting the Sun, the Moon orbiting Earth, and Earth spinning on its axis – all correctly geared to show each month! Using a light, which represents the sun, the model will also teach fifth-graders night and day, the seasons, and eclipses. Thanks to Altar’d State,
We are so fortunate that Altar’d State (at the St. Johns Town Center) selected us for their Mission Monday program! We received a HUGE check! This donation will make a SIGNIFICANT impact on our kids’ education for years to come! Stay tuned for more details.