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Happenings at East Grand schools

Frank Reeves

Third and fourth grade students at Granby Elementary finished their instrument concerts. Third graders played ukuleles and fourth graders played keyboards. Way to go instruments.

These are the 2019 GES Science Fair Finalists: Overall Best Scientific Method, sponsored by Perdue Specialties Barrett Acker, Best Environmental Project, sponsored by Colorado Land Trust – Riley Pillar, Best Energy Project, sponsored by Mountain Parks Electric – Peyton Fosha, Best Overall Project, sponsored by Mountain Parks Electric – Harper Hagen, 4th and fifth grade Best Engineering Project, sponsored by Middle Park 4H – Sarah Tong and Kayden James, 4th grade Scientific Method: 1st place – Hannah Bauckman, 2nd place – Lucas Williams, 3rd place – Mea Miller, 4th place – Coyer Yurich, fifth place – Haylee Bartkow Geist, 6th place – Madilyn Mundy and Honorable Mention going to: Cooper Branon, Kimberly Ruiz, Mariela Sandoval Castillo and Sam Lakai.

Fifth Grade Scientific Method: 1st place – Natalia Ludwig, 2nd place – Aylin Rios, 3rd place – Paul Hernandez, 4th place – Jocelyn Riddle-Robinson, fifth place – Aja Feacher, 6th place – Edgar Renteria, Honorable Mention – Franklin Stine. 4th Grade Engineering results: 1st place – Kaiia Carter, 2nd place Adrien Brower, 3rd place – Dillon Stapleton, 4th place – Zach Boeckers, fifth place – Tyler Gross, 6th place – Lewis Forquer, Honorable Mention – Dylan McGuan. fifth Grade Engineering results: 1st place – Addy Salyards, 2nd place – Hunter Horn, 3rd place – Chris Mullinex, 4th place – Jacob Trail, fifth place – Ethan Barr, 6th place – Lucas Reade, Honorable mention: Francisco Ramirez, Sofia Loucks and Tanner Hoover. 4th grade Research results: 1st place – Evelyn Prieto, 2nd place – Tyler Schroetlin, 3rd place Kaylee Bartkow-Geist. fifth grade Research results: 1st place – Emmylou Johnson, 2nd place – Oliver Smolira, 3 place – Emma Winter, 4th place – Xander Dennis.

Congrats to all who completed a science fair project. This is a tremendous amount of work and the projects get better and better every year.

GES Hosted “Heart Course Family Night on March 6th. Thank you to all the staff and student volunteers that made Wednesday night successful! Many hands made light work and allowed families to come together for a healthy event. We had 73 students show up! Yay! And most students and a few parents left sweaty!

“The Addams Family” runs March 7-9 at 7:30 p.m. at the high school. Featuring senior Kiana Ledin as Morticia and junior Henry Kacik as Gomez. Tickets available at the door. Our students put on a great performance, please come out and support them.

From FVE Counseling – Kindergarten and second grade classes are learning how to manage their emotions while first grade are becoming Super Problem Solving Detectives.

Free Preschool Developmental & Health Screenings for children under five will be March 27 at FVE and March 28 at GES. Have your child screened in the areas of Speech/Language, Motor skills, General Knowledge as well as Dental, Vision and Hearing. All FREE! Parents can also obtain information about district and community preschool options. Appointments are necessary. Call your local elementary school to schedule yours today.

Connor Life will be attending All State Symphonic Band (The higher level band) March 28-30 at UNC Greeley. This is his third year in a row making All State. Great work, Connor!

The MPHS cheer team under the leadership of Hali Weimerskirch wrapped up a busy winter season of providing spirit and support to our teams. The team is looking to grow and compete on a state level next year. We are looking forward to improved school spirit led by our cheerleaders.

The MPHS Catering program provided treats and refreshments for high school parent teacher conferences. Catering 2 classes made the treats and Catering 1 classes set up the drink and treat tables in the commons area.

A big thank you to the fifth graders, fifth grade parents and Mr. V for coming in after school to help with making props and scenery for the fifth grade play that will be showing next week, March 14 at 5:30 p.m. at Granby Elementary. The group of fifth graders spent 4 nights over the past 2 weeks coming into the art room to help create and make the props and scenery.

A few weeks ago second grade students at Granby Elementary School went on a “virtual” field trip to Dog Sled Rides of Winter Park. Jeff Martin owner of Dog Sled Rides of Winter Park helped build background knowledge for second graders about the sport of dog sledding before we started our literature unit – “Stone Fox,” and “Balto the Bravest Dog Ever.”

We are in week two of the Summit Olympics at MPHS. We are playing games every Thursday as a student body to compete for prizes.

Frank Reeves is the superintendent of East Grand School District.

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