HOPPING HAIKUS

Apr
26

The third graders are ready for spring! They learned and wrote about a form of Japanese poetry called a haiku. They are three lined poems that follow a pattern of 5 syllables, 7 syllables, and 5 syllables. HAPPY SPRING!!

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Second Graders Learn About Endangered Animals

Apr
22

The second grade class has been learning about endangered animals.  They have spent time researching on-line and preparing a research paper about their chosen endangered animal.  The final products are displayed in the hallway.

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Kindergarteners Study Life Cycle of Birds and Their Homes

Apr
11

During science, the kindergarteners studied the life cycle of birds and their homes. Students focused on different kinds of nests and even made 2 of their own nests using craft supplies and their own handprints. Then, students wrote informational writing pieces about their favorite facts about nests. In conjunction with math, they also made a […]

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Ag Literacy Week

Apr
11

During Ag Literacy Week, our first grade classrooms had a special visitor, Rita McMullen.  She read, Right This Very Minute, a table-to-farm book about food and farming.  The students enjoyed learning about where their food comes from and had fun showing what they learned by playing a game.  We appreciate the PA Farm Bureau and […]

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LOOK WHO’S MAKING GRRREAT CHOICES AT FMES!!

Apr
05

GRRREAT is a character education program used at Fannett-Metal Elementary School.  GRRREAT focuses on seven characteristics or values, which are: Give 100%, Responsibility, Respect, Right Choices, Encourage Others, Accept Differences, and Teamwork.  Each month, we focus on a specific GRRREAT characteristic.  At the end of each month, teachers choose a student that is a model […]

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