Todd fifth graders will be starting middle school in a few months but in the meantime, they are preparing to be PowerPoint Experts. Fifth graders in Amanda Schwartz’s class have been working on a “CEO Project” in art with Todd art teacher Paul Villanueva.
What’s better than being a future Todd student? Being a future Todd student and receiving prizes just for doing the kindergarten screening! This week, incoming kindergartners met Todd staff at the K-2 cafeteria at Todd Elementary School for screening and received a prize at every “station.”
It’s beginning to look a lot like…well, normal. Todd third and fourth graders are preparing to begin playing instruments at the school this fall and soon we will hear the sounds of flutes, cellos and saxophones coming from the music room. After a year of no instrument lessons, the school is getting ready to have students playing again and this week they have been learning about the different types of instruments they will be able to select.
As they get ready to move to fifth grade, Todd fourth graders are stepping up their essay writing game and are working on opinion pieces to support their thesis.
As we head into the final weeks of the school year, it is time to say goodbye to another teacher; Special Education teacher Mary Yulo will be retiring this summer. We caught up with her to find out why she loves the BOCES Outdoor Education programs and what school subject is her favorite. We also heard about an especially hysterical incident she recalls.