Friday, April 12, 2013

March 18 - April 12, 2013

Read Across America Day
Friday, March 1, 2013

Raffle Winners for Grades 3, 4, 5, & 6!
All proceeds go towards scholarships for  King Philip High School seniors pursuing a career in education. 

Recess Gymnastics!
Grade 6 Girls!

Bucket Fillers - March 22, 2013

Charlie G. in Mrs. McFadden's class helped the teacher.
Ryan C. in Mrs. McFadden's class helped the teacher.
Gavin M. in Mrs. McFadden's class helped the teacher.
Max N. in Mrs. McFadden's class helped the teacher.
Sean M. in Mrs. McFadden's class helped the teacher. 
Jack H. in Mrs. Fontes' class complimented a friend for a good throw at recess.
David D. in Mrs. Tucceri's class complimented a friend for a good throw at recess.
Ian H. in Mrs. Mrs. Pericles' class stuck up for his friend.
Jimmy K. in Mrs. Moore's class always volunteers to hold the door for everyone going to lunch.
Audrey O. in Mrs. Fontes' class helped one of her friends get help.
Nick P. in Mrs. Johnston's helped a student with his instrument.  
Jake B. in Mrs. Grout's class encouraged Tommy M. during his speech, and he felt better.
Connor C. in Mrs. Horton's class helped a friend pick up a pencil and shared a snack with a friend. 
Tristan L. in Mrs. Johnston's class said thank you to the teacher for holding the door.

Collin S. in Mrs. Klassman's Class helped a friend with a math problem.
Lisa G. in Mrs. Klassman's Class went and played with a friend at recess.

Bucket Fillers - April 5, 2013

Nicole K. in Mrs. Horton's class helped her friend.
Veronica R. in Ms. Binette's class helped a friend carry some things to her locker.
Ali B. in Mrs. Michenzie's class for sitting with a girl at the boys' table.
Sarah L. in Mrs. Klassman's class let me borrow a book.
Hailee L. in Mrs. Michenzie's class makes me laugh and smile whenever I'm not in the best mood.
Eli R. in Mrs. Pericles' class put up my chair because I have an injury.
Ally S. in Mrs. Tucceri's class helped a friend feel better.
Abby C. in Mrs. Tucceri's class made me feel better when I was sad.
Ian H. in Mrs. Pericles' class stuck up for me.
Quinn B. in Mrs. Klassman's class helped me when I got hurt.
Michael N. in Mrs. Fontes' class let me use his review packet to correct my answers when I was out.
Griffin M. in Mrs. Fontes' class brought all my class materials when I went to the bathroom.
Tommy D. in Mrs. Horton's class helped a friend pick up things that fell out of his desk. 
Tanner S. in Ms. Binette's class helped me out when I was sad and played with me at recess.
Evan S. in Ms. Binette's class brought my lunch, coat, and water bottle outside for me.
Michael C. in Mrs. Fonte's class went and got my trumpet in my classroom when I forgot it. 

Grade 5 Students in Mrs. Horton and Mrs. Grout Class Research Astronomy 

March 14, 2013 - Celebrating PI (3.14) DAY
Grade 6 Students in Mrs. McNeillie's Class 
Find the meaning of pi with circle snacks!


Science, Technology, Engineering, Math 

Students in Mrs. Horton's 5th grade classroom are applying their S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) skills in a hands on engineering lesson.

The Freeman-Kennedy Morning Show!

Grade 6 Students Taping the Morning Show for the entire school!

The Freeman-Kennedy Morning Show comes to every classroom 

through the SMART Board!

Grade 4 Students Playing Football With Mr. Brogan

Boston Children's Hospital
Coins for Cures Fundraiser
"Kids Helping Kids"

So far we have collected a total of $5,086.84!  Awesome job!
We have one more week to see if we have reached our goal!
A huge thank you to all the parent volunteers who have helped depositing change into the Coin Star machines over the past six week.  We couldn't have done this without your help!


Massachusetts Children's Book Awards

Sixty students in grades 4-6 read an additional 340 books above and beyond their regular classroom assignments to participate in Salem State University's 2013 MCBA program. The MCBA program is voluntary and administered in the school library.  Students must read 5 books from the MCBA book list to be eligible to vote for their favorite book.  

The Freeman-Kennedy School MCBA winner is "Because of Mr. Terupt" by Rob Buyea which was also the winner across the state and received the MCBA award.

Advanced Band Wins the GOLD at the MICCA 

(Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association)

Have a wonderful April vacation with family and friends.
Mrs. Altham-Hickey