175 Day Project 2014-2015

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  • Day 69

    We learned that high school students make a big impact. BSHS senior, Lizzy, did a project for PLTW. She raised money through her high school and with that money created 50 work boxes for special education classrooms. SPE was one of two lucky schools to...

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  • Day 68

    As a student, I can’t say I ever truly understood electricity. To be honest, I was slightly dreading teaching this unit for fear of teaching my students as poorly as I was taught in this area. However, I think I know the problem. I never ‘played’ with it! Who doesn't love...

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  • Day 67

    This weekend I went to Yogurtini and found out that they had my story hung up on their bulletin board.....IT WAS REALLY SURPRISING....

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  • Day 66

    Every year state assessments tend to cause schedule changes for each grade. Whether your class is testing that day or not, this can make for some long mornings or long afternoons. 4th graders are reviewing their skills...

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  • Day 65

    Did you know that Friday, April 10th was #LoveMySchoolDay in the Twitter world? Well, I didn't either but Friday night my Twitter feed was inundated with #LoveMySchoolDay tweets. So Sunday evening, I got around to tweeting. Here is the inspiration behind the #LoveMySchoolDay challenge. It's hard to articulate the happiness and joy that...

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  • Day 64

    Project Lead The Way is the nation's leading provider of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs. Through world-class K-12 curriculum, high-quality teacher professional development, and outstanding partnerships, PLTW is helping students...

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  • Day 63

    5th graders learned how to write list articles. Take a moment to learn about....

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  • Day 62

    After learning about the structure of the US government, Missouri Representative Mike Cierpiot of Lee’s Summit spent the afternoon teaching SPE 4th graders about...

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  • Day 61

    SPE 4th graders have been learning about and working on opinion writing. To finish up the unit, each student wrote about their favorite restaurant and why it was their favorite...

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  • Day 60

    Our 2nd graders were learning about famous Americans during their biography unit of study. Do you recognize any of these famous Americans?

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  • Day 59

    Our kindergartners learned their math facts this year. They are also learning that math fluency is an important skill. Mrs. Strader is pretty proud of her rockstars!

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  • Day 58

    Are you in the mood for a good mystery? You're in luck! Aidan took the time to type his story and share with you all. Enjoy! The 3 Little Girls and the Missing Toy Box...

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  • Day 57

    Today we learned about volcanoes. There are three types of volcanoes including: shield, composite, and cinder cone. Our class built a volcano out of cardboard, a two liter diet coke bottle, duct tape, and paper mache. We painted the volcano green and brown. To make our volcano...

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  • Day 56

    Sometimes January and February are not my favorite months of the year. I was looking for a picture on my camera the other day and realized that even though these are not my favorite months, amazing things are happening. Even on the coldest of days...months, I am reminded that our students, parents, and teachers are heroes...everyday heroes.

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  • Day 55

    We've waited all year for this moment! We made our "bucket list" on the first day of school for things we wanted to happen; simple pleasures in life. We have anxiously been waiting for big, beautiful snowflakes to fall so that we could step outside and feel the magic of catching snowflakes...

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  • Day 54

    Sunny Pointe Second Graders in the Blue Springs School District participated in the "SWIM 2 SUCCESS" program at "The Blue" (formally Centennial Pool) in January. This unique opportunity is offered...

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  • Day 53

    Today our classroom was transformed into a mock Congress. We have been researching the 3 branches of government focusing on how a bill becomes a law. In order to help our understanding...

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  • Day 52

    Hello! We are going to tell you about our trip to the School of Economics. We are also going to talk about what we learned. Some of the things we learned were...

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  • Day 51

    Sunny Pointe Elementary celebrated our 8th year of careers week. During the week, students watched videos, explored websites with careers information, played games, and had writing assignments with a careers focus. Our focus for careers week this year was STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math...

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  • Day 50

    Learning empathy and resiliency are not the first things one might think about from spelling club or the school spelling bee. However, it’s amazing how much more our students learn than what we expect. We expected the spelling bee participants to become better spellers...

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  • Day 49

    Who says kids are the only ones who can learn at school? Lately, I have been inspired by all the SPE videos we have been showing kids at school. Mostly, I love how it makes me feel when I see my coworkers and past students on the big screen...

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  • Day 48

    During Career Week, the students learned...

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  • Day 47

    4th Grade Students Learned How to Code...

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  • Day 46

    In fourth grade we are so excited about Career Day...

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  • Day 45

    Third graders have just begun their expository...

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  • Day 44

    I got inspired to do my main ideas and key details...

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  • Day 43

    I got a hundred percent on both of my...

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  • Day 42

    We learned a lot about our school...

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  • Day 41

    In 4th grade we are doing a week long...

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  • Day 40

    Students in 4th grade wrapped up three units...

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  • Day 39

    This is the story of first graders learning to...

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  • Day 38

    Jenna learned her vowel letters...

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  • Day 37

    We can all learn...

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  • Day 36

    Today, we learned about Veterans Day...

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  • Day 35

    It's amazing to think that in 1620...

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  • Day 34

    We learned about each staff member's favorite...

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  • Day 33

    Two students came to share their writing...

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  • Day 32

    Confidence is key...

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  • Day 31

    Today I learned how to subtract. Let me...

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  • Day 30

    I had a fun time learning...

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  • Day 29

    This week first grade learned...

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  • Day 29

    United Way Week is October...

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  • Day 28

    Grandparents/Special Persons day is...

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  • Day 27

    Jadyn learned about labels...

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  • Day 25

    We learned that one of our...

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  • Day 24

    Second Graders are EXCITED...

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  • Day 23

    Apple Day was an exciting...

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  • Day 22

    What I liked about the assembly...

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  • Day 21

    Today we learned about how we...

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  • Day 20

    There are some teachers...

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  • Day 19

    This quote from the book The Dot...

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  • Day 18

    Second Graders have been learning...

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  • Day 17

    Moving up to first grade for all six year olds...

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  • Day 16

    The first couple weeks of school are...

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  • Day 15

    Adopt-A-School Breakfast One thing I learned...

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  • Day 14

    Community Unity Week wrapped...

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  • Day 13

    First Grade...

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  • Day 12

    My kids and I learned how to...

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  • Day 11

    As Labor Day approaches I feel a hint of sadness...

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  • Day 10

    Kindergarten students have so much...

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  • Day 9

    Watch Ava and Alivia...

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  • Day 8

    For this amazing art work our...

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  • Day 7

    This week we could tell that students have become...

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  • Day 6

    Change is hard. I heard the saying...

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  • Day 5

    Today, in 4th grade, we learned how...

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  • Day 4

    We are very excited about our new kitchen here at Sunny Pointe...

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  • Day 3

    Today, we learned how together we can make our classroom great! In 1st grade...

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  • Day 2

    I was excited to answer the prompt ‘what did you learn today?’...

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  • Day 1

    The start of the first days of the school year at Sunny Pointe bring...

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