5th grade: Finished weather concepts and took their test on Tuesday. 5th grade hosted the 4th grade students in their science class on Thursday, April 30 where they worked in centers at microscopes reviewing slides and drawing organism diagrams/structures.
6th grade: Finished the weather concepts and took their test on Monday. Wednesday we started their unit on earth, moon and sun movements to discuss phases of the moon and eclipses. By the way Gallatin will be one of the top viewing areas for a total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017 at around 1:30 pm. Watch out for the news crews!!
7th grade: Finished their unit on vertebrate animals and started their unit on organism interactions in symbiotic interactions, biotic and abiotic factors that affect an ecosystem/biome.
8th grade: Students are studying light energy, how it is absorbed, reflected and refracted. Students are studying mirrors and lenses.
The students at SJV are so grateful to the Knights of Columbus! The Knights have bought new soccer goals for our playground. The students have been using the goals every day at recess and having a blast!
Pre-k thru 1st Grade Music
Students sing- a-long with Dr. Jean and Friends. We just started our end of the year songs preparing for our Summer Vacation (Take Me Out to the Ballgame, We Love Our Flag, The Fourth of July, Swimming and Going on a Picnic).
2nd-4th Grade Music
Students practiced making sounds using several types of instruments this week. We watched a Brain Pop Jr. video over different instruments and the sounds each make.
5th-8th Grade Music
Students discussed two famous composers Mozart and Beethoven this week using Brain Pop.
Students began working on their own animal dream painting this week. Grades 2-8 will continue their paintings into next week’s class. Looking forward to seeing these beautiful creations!