Many F.A. March studentshave had the opportunityto participate in an excitingenrichment programcalled, "Mad Science: NASA" program.
This afterschool program takes the students on a voyage ofdiscovery through space allowing them a chanceto explore Earth, the Moon, Mars and beyond.
During eachsession, thestudentscomplete hands on activities, viewengaging demonstrations andreceive take home activities tocomplete at home with theirfamilies.
F.A. March will be offeringthis session one more time thiswinter for students who wereinterested, but did not get a chanceto participate in the fall session.
Details will be sent home and can befound in the main ofﬁce.
There are limited spots available, so save yourspot soon!
The Mad Science program is out of this world!!!F.A. March Elementary School would like towish good luck to their student teachers. SusanYacoub from Drexel University and Katie Smithfrom Bloomsburg University will both graduatein December. Miss Yacoub and Miss Smith areready to embark on their journey as ﬁrst yearteachers and are excited to have a classroom of their own. While at F.A.March, Miss Yacoub taught First Grade. She taught the children about theFirst Thanksgiving and helped the children to create Native American andPilgrim costumes to celebrate the holiday. While teaching the childrenabout animals and their habitats, Miss Yacoub worked with students tocreate triaramas. The animals were made out of model magic and thechildren could not wait to share them with their classmates. Miss Smithtaught in Third Grade. She taught the children personiﬁcation and helpedthem to create animal fantasystories. She also turned thereading story, Tops and Bottomsinto a Reader
s Theater. Inaddition, Miss Smith created propsto enhance their performance. F.A.March Elementary School wishesMiss Yacoub and Miss Smithmuch success in their futureteaching endeavors.
A Special Thank You to Our America ReadsTutors
This Fall, theclassrooms had specialliteracy and mathsupport providedthrough ourcommunity partnershipwith LafayetteCollege’s AmericanReads/America Countsprogram.Tutors worked withsmall groups of students in classroomssettings with manyactivities for practiceand reinforcementwithin the math andliteracy areas.Fifteen AmericaReads tutors assignedto F.A. March Schoolwere very dedicatedthroughout thesemester servicing ourstudents and staff withmore that forty hoursper week! Theenthusiasm and effortshowed each day whilesupporting in theclassroom settings wasappreciated by bothstudents and staff.As the collegesemester comes to aclose, we wish ourspecial LafayetteCollege Leopards awonderful winterbreak and lookforward to havingthem back with theF.A. March LittleLeopards again inFebruary, 2012.
Wishing you Great Beginnings!Mad Science: NASA