Latest News for Lohr Elementary

Expert Expo – May 7th @ Whipple

giftedexpoOn Thursday, May 7th, Whipple Heights Elementary will be hosting our district’s 1st Annual “Expert Expo!” All 55 of our district’s students participating in the gifted program will come together in Whipple’s gym to display the research projects they have been working on for the past five weeks. The students are very eager to show their amazing work. Everyone is welcome to stop by and check out the Expert Expo on May 7th from 5:30-7:00pm!

Math Camp Opportunity for Current Perry 4th Graders

Perry Local Schools is offering Spark Camp again this summer! This is a math camp for current Perry 4th grade students who will be entering 5th grade in the fall.  Spark Camp will give students enriching lessons taught by fifth grade math teacher, Kelsey Whitfield. Lessons will spark growth and longevity in math skills over the summer. These lessons cover the high-frequency standards that students will learn in fifth grade. Create a successful and fun start to your fifth grade year, meet new friends, learn your way around Pfeiffer and get a head start on fifth grade math!

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Mrs. Deuble’s Class is Growing Like Weeds….. or Sunflowers!

IMG_2583Mrs. Deuble’s class has been reading an informational text called A Tree is a Plant this week.  They made foldables and illustrated the parts of a plant and labeled them during science.  Mr. Deuble, who works at Brothers Grimm Landscape and Design Company based in Clinton, came to teach the students about what plants need to survive.  The students planted sunflower seeds and are observing them for the next few weeks to watch them grow and change.  Mr. Deuble also answered questions at the end of the lesson about what he does at his job.  The students had fun and pretty soon they will be taking the sunflowers home to replant so they can watch them grow throughout the summer!

Lohr 4th Graders Research Planets

FullSizeRenderThe students in Mrs. Edgein’s class have been working hard on their planet research projects this week!  After reading “Discovering Mars”, each student was assigned a planet to research and create a poster about.  Students used text features such as captions and photos to present the information on their planet.

Autism Awareness Day – Wednesday, April 22nd

Autism Awareness TShirt BLUEThe District Autism Team invites you to celebrate Autism Awareness Month with us by wearing blue on Wednesday,  April 22nd.  We have designed a shirt that draws attention and is sure to ignite conversation and therefore awareness!  The t-shirts are royal blue with white print just like the image you see.  Shirts are $10 and come in sizes YS-AXXXL. Proceeds will support Team initiatives which target the educational needs and general well-being of students with disabilities.  (more…)

1st Graders Camouflage Frogs in Lohr

IMG_2133 (1)Mrs. Deuble’s class is reading an informational text called Amazing Animals this week.  While integrating science and language arts the children learned about different camouflage that help animals hide from predators.  Each child was able to decorate two frogs to hide around the school.  They hid one in the classroom and one in the hallway.  Check out their creative camo and hiding spots!