October 2013

Reaction Time

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Discovery Gateway came and did a Reaction Time Assembly for our fifth graders.  The students learned about matter, physical changes, and chemical changes.  They observed several experiments as well as performed some as well.  Not only was this a great learning experience, but the students had a lot of fun!

School Lunch Coloring Contest Winner

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This is Zander Oryall.  He won a bike through the school lunch coloring contest "My favorite place in the United States".  He worked with his teacher and she helped him use  stencils to make a picture of Elk hunting in the mountains which is indeed Zanders favorite place in the whole world.  He just got back from hunting with his family this year.

Hayride Time!

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The second grade studenta at Orchard Hills enjoyed a hayride to the pumpin patch to pick out a pumpkin for their class!

Second Grade Olympics

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The second grade started off with a bang this year! Each class tie-dyed shirts and participated in the 2nd Grade Olympics. We started off with an Opening Ceremony, did events all throughout the week and ended it with a Closing Ceremony. The kids had fun and learned the importance of hard work, good sportsmanship and setting goals.