March 2018

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Earth Kids Club: Week 14, 3/27

Last week we watch a video that explained how schools in NYC sort their cafeteria recycling and trash by setting up sorting stations. Watch the video below is you didn’t get to see it before. We got a lot of really good ideas! create a poster to display on every lunch table reminding kids to […]

The Mystery Word is…..

students will be creating nonfiction book clubs and need to find books related to their topics. This activity will allow students to practice finding books using the online catalog, OPALS. OPALS, an online public access catalog is an online database of materials held by a library or group of libraries. Users search a library catalog […]

National Crayon Day

National Crayon Day

National Crayon Day is March 31st! What a better way to take part in National Crayon Day than to open up a box of crayons and enjoy coloring? Did you know, wax and chalk based crayons have been used by artists around the world for centuries?  Edwin Binney created the brightly colored crayons we are […]

SOCES Peep Challenge

SOCES Peep Challenge

For 10 years The Washington Post featured a Peeps contest, in which people from all over created dioramas depicting scenes that reflected the country as they saw it, but populated with marshmallow bunnies and chicks. Last year, March 12, 2017  The Washington Post Magazine shared with readers that it will no longer host the annual Peeps […]

Earth Kids Club: Week 14, 3/20

There is only one Earth and it is our job to take care of it. All over the world on April 22nd, Earth Day, we remember how important it is to take care of our Earth. We need water and energy from the Earth to live, but those resources could run out. We need to […]

Saint Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day is a very festive holiday and is celebrated annually on March 17th. The Irish have observed this religious holiday for thousands of years. St. Patrick’s Day is widely recognized and celebrated with Irish festivals, parades, food like corn beef and cabbage, and prominently displaying the color green! The shamrock is the most identifiable symbol of Ireland. […]

Earth Kids Club: Week 13, 3/6

Earth Kids Club: Week 13, 3/6

Thank you again for supporting the WOS Earth Kids Club!  We recently took bags and bags of plastic bottles to the Bottle Remedemtion Center in Nanuet and were able to donate an additional $14.35 to the HiTor Animal Shelter! Each week, the efforts of the club is recognized as they continue to talk to students […]

A Seed is the Start

A Seed is the Start

Kindergarten students will read, A Seed Is the Start by Melissa Stewart. Prior to reading the nonfiction title, students will observe a lima bean that has been soaked overnight. Students will discuss what they think is inside of the seed and draw a picture of what they find inside. While reading the book students will […]

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