Smith 5th Grade Blog 2012

New Smith Fort Bend Herald article

Posted on: November 28, 2011

By Kirsten Smith

First grade teacher Shan Harris has impacted her students this year by participating in a videoconference with first grade Williams Elementary teacher Lisa Juerna. The project was called “I’m Not a Turkey.” Students researched animals, disguised their turkeys as those animals and wrote clues to share with the opposite school. Students concluded the activity by using the clues to guess each animal and finally shared their drawings.
Smith music teacher Malory Waldo has started the Coins and Cards drive to support the non-profit organization called Impact a Hero. The organization brings gifts and cards to injured soldiers in the hospitals and to their families. The cards and coins will be collected on December 9 at the Smith Holiday Sing Along.
Smith Elementary would like to thank Deputy Charles Sonnier from the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Department for leading fifth graders in the Kids and Cops program. Students concluded the program with sharing their personal essays. Kids and Cops is a non-profit organization connecting law enforcement with students.
After completely replacing the Smith garden with new soil in September 2010 and her creation of new compost bins the following year, kindergarten teacher Debra Jordan continues to lead Smith students for a second year composting their discarded food for three garden beds. Way to go Mrs. Jordan!
Fifth graders are collaborating on a new multi-cultural project that will lead up to their Multi-Cultural Day in May. Students have traded video projects and letters with School Number 20 in Rustavi, Georgia.

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