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Creative Chalk

Creative Chalk

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

As school “draws” to a close the middle school art students took their skills outside to a larger canvas and illustrated on the parking lot. The goal: to create an image that they could incorporate themselves into. Here are a few, enjoy!

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Marsupial Day

Marsupial Day

| May 1, 2014

Our Kindergarten 1 class brings their favorite animals in pockets or pouches for “Marsupial Day” as part of the Australia unit.

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Fifth Grade & Thaddaeus’ Pig

Fifth Grade & Thaddaeus’ Pig

| April 28, 2014

The 5th grade class took a field trip to Annie and Spencer Smith’s farm. The students were introduced to pigs, steer, rabbits, dogs, and a cat. Thaddaeus Smith, a current 5th grade student, set up a scavenger hunt for the students to complete by reading clues and identifying different tools you would use or find […]

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Pennsylvania Military Museum

Pennsylvania Military Museum

| April 25, 2014

On March 21, 2014, the Pennsylvania Military Museum sent representative Joe Horvath to Nittany Christian School’s 5th grade classroom. Mr. Horvath discussed the cause and effects of WWI and the role in which the United States played during this conflict. This visit was a precursor to the 5th Grade class visiting the Pennsylvania Military Museum […]

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Lincoln Caverns

Lincoln Caverns

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

On April 24, 2014, Nittany Christian’s 5th grade class went on a venturous field trip to Lincoln Caverns in Huntingdon, PA. The 5th graders arrived and went upstairs in the main building and viewed a slideshow presentation on Speleology which is the study of cave life inside and outside of caves. Jenn was the speaker […]

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Lemont’s Art Alliance • Living on the Edge

Lemont’s Art Alliance • Living on the Edge

| April 17, 2014

This past weekend, the Art Alliance in Lemont hosted a Recycled Art Show with the theme of “Living on the Edge.” Our K-5th grade classes (especially the 4th grade) recently completed a chandelier made from recycled and painted plastic bottles which was displayed at the Art Show.  The chandelier won Best Entry in the group […]

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Middle School Fine Arts Festival

Middle School Fine Arts Festival

| April 16, 2014

Three judges scored the artwork of all the entries from the Fine Arts Festival and our students scored remarkably well. All of our art students earned ribbons for scoring in either a Good, Excellent or Superior range.

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Giant Lobsters

Giant Lobsters

| March 24, 2014

Actually Giant Food Store and live Lobsters… K1 kindergarten went on a field trip to GIANT food stores.  They sample foods and learn about the food groups on “My Plate”.  They even get to touch a live lobster!  At the end, they each check out a food item like a cashier.  It is a great […]

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100 Days of School & Dr. Suess

100 Days of School & Dr. Suess

| March 13, 2014

Before the first grade knew it the 100th day of school was here! The first graders participated in some fun crafts, like 100 glasses, 100 words project, and 100 gum balls project. They were so excited that they’ve made it through 100 days of school and were 100 days smarter! Lastly, the month of March […]

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Having a Blast

Having a Blast

| March 13, 2014

The First graders have been having a blast this second half of the year! The Africa Unit was a success in Social Studies as the students loved learning about different countries on the continent and about the different customs, food, clothing, languages and animals. They even had a special guest, Mr. Cliff who showed them […]

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