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Visiting Artist

Visiting Artist On Friday, April 26th, the Margaritas Visiting Artist Program came to Memorial School to present a live weaving demonstration to all second graders in MSAD 15. The artist, Porfirio Gutierrez, was born and raised in Oaxaca, Mexico. Mr. Gutierrez was raised in a family of Zapotec Weavers where he learned his craft. All [...]

By |2019-05-14T20:28:10-04:00May 14th, 2019|Russell School News|0 Comments

Hop-A-Thon

March is Disability Awareness month, and the Hop-A-Thon is a nice way to talk about how everybody is different and nobody is perfect. In physical education class, students read a book called "Everybody is Different and Nobody is Perfect". This prompted a discussion around how everybody can do something and nobody can do everything. Following [...]

By |2019-04-11T15:56:55-04:00April 11th, 2019|Russell School News|0 Comments

I’m a Real Artist Now!

“I’m a Real Artist Now!” Over the past several weeks, Kindergarten students have been making pinch pots in art class with Miss K. Students had to plan their designs and then chose colors for the inside and the outside of their pinch pots. Students spend time learning about various colors and by making their choices [...]

By |2019-04-11T15:52:17-04:00April 11th, 2019|Russell School News|0 Comments

Blast From The Past

Blast From The Past Over the last several weeks second grade students have been researching and writing about famous historical people. Students eagerly dove into the study of biography books specifically learning how to use all of the unique text features and to locate interesting people from history. Students have been reading biographies and searching [...]

By |2019-04-11T15:47:24-04:00April 11th, 2019|Russell School News|0 Comments
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