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Snow in Miami 40 years ago today

MIAMI – It was the day no South Floridian every believed they would see.

January 19, 1977… the day it snowed in Miami.

Thursday marks the 40th anniversary of what has, for now, been a once-in-a-lifetime event. 249 more words

New Beginnings

Splatter Paint

The fifth grade pulled inspiration from Jackson Pollock for these splatter paintings. We started by watching a brief video about Pollock’s “action painting” style. Then, using a color palate that was also inspired by the artist, we set to work creating our own paintings. 17 more words

5th Grade

Psychadelic Snowflakes

Since we don’t get much winter weather here in Austin, the 5th grade students made these snowflakes in psychedelic colors rather than the usual white. We began by using tempera paint to “tie-dye” their snowflakes. 22 more words

5th Grade

We had the hottest year in 2016

Grade level:  4th – 6th grades

Skills: Addition & Subtraction (decimal numbers)

Related environmental issues: Climate change

A report from the National Center for Environmental Information… 155 more words

5th Grade

Handmade Recycled Paper

The handmade paper making has begun…

Step 1: Cut up newspaper and other recycled paper.


Step 2: Place paper in small trays, soak in water then blend together. 19 more words

1st Grade

Painted Rocks 

In several cities across the country people are beautifully painting rocks and leaving these small pieces of art for others to find in public spaces. I think this unique movement is inspiring, and I wanted to emulate this at our school. 41 more words

1st Grade