Smith 5th Grade Blog 2012

New Smith Fort Bend Herald article

Posted on: October 30, 2011

By Mikela Jackson

Firefighters visited kindergarteners at Smith Elementary recently. The firemen told our students when to call 911, showed them how to crawl under the smoke, reminded them to remember their address, and told them to not be afraid of the firefighters clothing that they wear. The firemen drove around to show them the sirens and the lights flashing. Students were given coloring books and bracelets that say “Don’t Fear Firefighters in Gear”.
The Origami Club began on October 6, and is lead by Smith art teacher Jillian Haberman. Origami is an art form that started in Korea and was given its name by the Japanese people. Ja’Veon Thomas in Gale Peterson’s fourth grade class led the club in making a collapsible ninja star in one meeting. The club will run until winter break most Thursdays
Fifth grade teacher Ashley Couey is again adding spirit to our school lead by the new fifth grade Spirit Leaders. The new selected students are Briana Serna, Aleena Soto, Melanie Munoz, Shiron Phynon, Elena Lugo, Kirsten Smith, Lauren Shuhart, Bianca Giles, Natalie Forte, Maria Garcia, Karen Mascorro, Jasmine O’Neil, and Yazmin Albarran.
The second annual Veteran Day program will be presented by Smith music teacher Malory Waldo and her students on November 10 at 1:00 pm in the school cafeteria. Smith family and friends and Veterans are invited to this special program to celebrate and express our gratitude to all who have served our country in the United States Armed Forces.

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