The Sylvan Park Science Committee has created an activity for our student scientists to observe the signs of Spring! View the activity with a suggested video and parent tips here. All you need are pencil and paper, a cup and access to a tree and some grass. Happy investigating.
Miss out on participating last week? The Sylvan Park staff has created a new set of themes for a second virtual spirit week this week. See details below.
The seven MNPS Spanish elementary teachers have collaborated to provide activities. Find them on Twitter @Sp_rocksmnps or on Instagram at #spanishrocksmnps. Want to connect with Sra Poole? Check out @srapoole2 on Twitter and #sra.poole on Instagram.
Fourth grader Cole Traverse keeps his fractions practice going at home.
It’s so great to see all your smiling faces and the great ways you’re spending this time. Keep the pictures coming!
Age of Learning is providing free access to their resources (ABCMouse, Adventure Academy, and Reading IQ) while school is closed. To sign up for a free account, please follow the link for more information.
Students had the opportunity to see The Amazing Twins puppet show, an adaptation of one of the most important texts in Maya culture. The show is produced by Wishing Chair Productions and the Nashville Public Library Foundation. View behind-the-scenes pictures and additional details on the library’s blog.
The Tennessee Department of Human Services is making financial resources available to families impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Families can apply online for up to two months of emergency cash if they were employed as of March 11, 2020 and have lost employment or at least 50% of their income as a result of the pandemic. Read more information on the TDHS website.
The Sylvan Park Related Arts Team has received its first uploaded videos from our creative Panthers and would like to share them with you! Visit https://flipgrid.com/c2d96964 to see the videos. You will need to enter the code sprelatedarts when you first get to the page.
Next, go to the Related Arts website, www.sylvanparkmusic.org, and visit each class’ page to submit your own creative work, songs, exercises, and many more. Let’s fill up those pages with our wonderful Panthers!
The Sylvan Park Music website will now host all of your Related Arts classes for at-home fun and activities. New material will be added every Monday while school is out from Ms. Williams in Art, Mr. Burns in Music, Coach Scott in P.E., and Sra. Poole in Spanish. Each class will have engaging activities the whole family can enjoy. You will also have opportunities to share your work or fun with your related arts teachers and possibly get featured on the website. In addition, Mr. Burns is requesting singalong videos and suggestions for reaction videos almost daily. You can keep up with the fun and updates by following on Twitter: twitter.com/sylvanparkmusic or visiting the website: www.sylvanparkmusic.org.
At the beginning of the month, Mrs. Eberle’s 4th grade class enjoyed a Traveling Trunk from The Tennessee State Museum. The trunk’s theme was “The Life of a Civil War Soldier.” Students had fun looking at replica artifacts from this time period. Pictured here are students dressed as Union soldiers.