When Todd students return to school next week, on December 2nd, they will be in for a big surprise: some of the floors of the school hallways have been recently decorated with decals. The decals, generously provided by the Todd PTA, create a sensory pathway, which will be used by all students.
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is going to look different this year and will have only about 30% of the usual number of attendees. This fact doesn’t bother Todd third graders at all, as they have all already attended it. How? By using a green screen in technology class, they created projects that enable them to insert themselves in photos of the parade.
Discussing the Masters Golf Tournament and learning to putt are not usually part of the Briarcliff Middle School curriculum. In this very atypical school year, however, middle school recently learned all about golf.
Last year, when she was in fourth grade, Todd student Sabrina DeRose emailed one of her favorite authors, Chris Grabenstein, with an answer to a puzzle challenge from one of his books, and was surprised that he wrote back to her!
A journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step and in Leslie Newman’s kindergarten class at Todd Elementary, the students have been taking their first step as writers.
When it is cold and raining outside, how do you get students to get excited about exercising in the gym? Simple! You have them play a game that involves guessing, adding points and, yes, exercising.