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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Pinwheels for Peace

Every year we celebrate the International Day of Peace (September 21st) by creating an art installation of pinwheels in front of our school. Every student creates a pinwheel. Our wonderful PTO helps students assemble them and our music teacher works with students to learn a song of peace and sign language. It is a great event and our school district made a video this year. Here are some of the pictures and the link to the video.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Peace Day bulletin board

Here are some close up pictures of some of the writing the kids have done for our bulletin board. They have a lot of wise words to share that the world can learn a lot from! 

Preparing for peace day!

Students are working hard on their pinwheels for peace & other peace day projects. One of the activities the students are enjoying is this interactive bulletin board. Students are writing on a post it note what peace means to them & then placing it on our bulletin board. They have had some great responses!