November 16, 2012

Inspired Learners    

Literary Field Trips     

Pre-K library trip

They march in like little munchkins in a single file line, oohing and aahing over the gigantic stacks of books, tall shelves of videos and movies, and the line of desktop computers. For pre-K students in AISD schools, coming to the library is a big, big deal, especially at the end of their visits when they receive their very own library card. | Librarian Laureen Jacobs spoke to Atherton Elementary pre-K students about the library.

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Beckham's Bucket Fillers  

Beckham ES bucket fillers

What you don't see when students roam the halls of Beckham Elementary are the buckets they tote along, some filled to the rim, others as empty as a shallow hole. That's because they're invisible. | Beckham Elementary fifth graders Maddie M., Esteban D., Hussain A. and Sha'Daria H. take a picture with Counselor Jodie Dunn and her green bucket.

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Inspired Learners      

Stand up to Bullying    

Bryant ES bullying program

Teachers and staff at Bryant Elementary arrived at two assemblies last week clad in matching blue T-shirts. The reason? Bullying. What did they want students to do? Stand up to it. | First grade students at Bryant Elementary perform a song about bullying during its assembly.

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Inspired Learners      

Morton's Inspiration    

Turning Point HS nursing home visit

When Alex V. is moving along the hallways of Morton Elementary, she stands out, though you wouldn't know it by the reaction of her fellow students. | Morton Elementary sixth grader Alex V. is an inspiration to those around her.

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