March 2020 Cougar Curriculum Inspiring Minds Together

Dates To Remember

  • March 1 - March 27 - OELPA Testing Cont'd
  • March 13 - End of Third Quarter
  • March 23 - Board Meeting
  • March 18 - Alternate Assessment Ends
  • March 23 - Board of Education Meeting
  • March 24 & 25 - 5th & 6th ELA Air
  • March 26 & 27 - 4th & 7th ELA Air
  • March 30 - 8th Air & EHS ELA EOC
  • March 31 3rd & 8th ELA Air & EHS ELA EOC
  • April 1 - 3rd ELA Air
  • April 6 to April 13- Spring Break
  • April 14 - School Resumes

Edgewood Elementary PBIS Spotlight

EES recently held their trimester 2 PBIS incentive! Kids earned this by Being Safe, Responsible, and Respectful. One student was quoted as saying “this was the best time of my life”. We love rewarding positive student behavior with fun events at EES!

Edgewood High School College and Career Spotlight

On Tuesday, 2/25, The Cougar College and Career Fair took place at Edgewood High School for all senior students. During the fair, seniors had an opportunity to make connections and get information on local full and part-time employment opportunities, internships, apprenticeships, and summer job opportunities. Interested students were also offered onsite admissions from local colleges and onsite interviews from participating employers. The fair was a great opportunity to network and practicing the soft skills necessary to be successful in the workplace today. Over 30 local businesses, 10 colleges, and 5 military branches participated.

Seven Mile Elementary STEM Education Spotlight

Students in Mrs. Bendel’s 5th-grade science class at Seven Mile Elementary recently constructed roller coasters from various classroom materials. Their goal was to make their coaster successful, safe, and fun for their riders (marbles). Students completed this STEM project in small groups, and made many adjustments and revisions until their coasters worked! This was an exciting project to finish up their study of force and motion!

Edgewood middle school Special Education spotlight

EMS Intervention Specialist Mary Hudson and Occupational Therapist Samantha Darner have been utilizing switches, which are devices that allow students with limited fine motor capabilities to submit their answer through technology. Students are now beginning to independently answer content questions for the first time in their educational path.

Babeck Early Childhood Center Dr. Suess Family Night

Babeck Early Childhood just celebrated their 8th Dr. Seuss Family Night. Over 500 students, parents, and volunteers came to have fun with sensory activities, math, and literacy games. Students were able to get autographs from over 20 Dr. Seuss characters. Thanks to the Babeck staff for all your hard work in making this another successful Dr. Seuss Family Night.

K-8 Pearson Envision Math Pilot

This year the Edgewood Curriculum Department has been working with our K-8 Math Teachers in hopes to select a new math curriculum for our staff and students. After reviewing several products our committee chose Evision Mathmatics as the program they wish to pilot. We currently have 22 teachers participating in the pilot of this highly researched-based and technology enriched program.

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