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NEWS FROM 1st Grade
In first grade we have been learning a lot. This week we have been learning about clouds. There is a cloud called Cumulo-nimbus it represents rain. We learned that there are eight planets. Saturn is the most colorful Planet and Pluto is a dwarf planet.
First grade is cool because we learn a lot! – Macee
In first grade we have been learning science. In science we are learning weather and clouds and plans and simple machines. The seven simple machines are a lever and a gear a screw a inclined plane wheel and Axle a wedge and a pulley. The best thing in first grade is reading!
In first grade we are learning a lot. We are learning a lot of Math. We are learning a lot of science. Now we just stared learning about weather. In grammr We leaned adjectives. I think shool rocks. – Caden
In first grade we learn a lot. We’ve learned about science. In science we learned about clouds, planets, and simple machines. In math we learned about less than greater than. We learned about receits and counting nickels. In spelling we learned about the sound “oo”. In science we’re learning about clouds. I love first grade because I like clouds.
In first grade we learned about the solar systems, clouds and adjectives. Do you know that the earth takes one year to get around the sun? Do you know that Pluto is the coldest from the sun. Did you know that the biggest cloud is the rain cloud? Did you know adjectives are describing words. In first grade clouds are cool! – Brooklyn
In first grade in math we are learning about greater than and less than. In science we are learning about simple machines. There are seven of the. We learned about the solar system. Did you know that Pluto is not a planet anymore? I like first grade.
In first grade we have learned about simple machines. There were seven simple machines. My favorite is the inclined plain. We have learned about antonyms and synonyms. Antonyms show the opposite synonyms show the same. I love school! – Lauren
NEWS FROM THE 7th GRADE
No article was submitted this week, however, we do look forward to future articles.
Just A Side Note –
As a reward for attendance and effort during our testing program this spring, Ava schools will be hosting E-Squared. Ava Elementary and Middle School students and teachers will celebrate the year-long preparation and the conclusion of MAP tests by attending E² on May 5th. Students can earn admission to E² by having at 100% attendance and 100% effort during MAP testing times. 3rd and 4th grade students test April 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, and 28. Middle school testing days are April 19, 20, 26 and 27. Ava High School students and teachers will celebrate the year-long preparation and the conclusion of End of Course (EOC) exams by attending E² on May 6th. High school students can earn admission to E² by having at least 95% attendance on the 18 school days of the testing window AND must be present on their day(s) of testing. The 18 days are from April 11- May 4. During this day long celebration, select students earn the privilege of watching a movie in the Performing Arts Center, bouncing on inflatables in the gym, and playing card and board games. Students will celebrate time spent together while snackin’, laughin’, and having fun. Parents can help their children DO THEIR BEST ON THE TEST by making sure they get a good night’s sleep before test days, eat a nutritious breakfast and arrive on time and attend school everyday!
FROM 11TH GRADE
On the Road Again… To Band and Choir State Festival
On March 24th the Ava High School Symphonic Band, Chamber Choir, and Mixed Chorus performed in West Plains. These performances brought the Symphonic Band and Chamber Choir a 1 rating, with the band receiving straight 1’s from all judges. The Mixed Chorus also performed very well and brought home a 3 rating. All performances were ranked at the State level.
One day later, March 25th, individuals and groups of Ava High School students made the tedious trip back to West Plains to perform, District rated, solos and ensembles. All students who receive a 1 rating at Districts will be going to the State Music Festival in Columbia, Missouri. The Festival is April 29-30th the University of Missouri (Mizzou). The following students from Ava High School will be attending State: Richelle Pettit, Alisha Womack, Hannah Johnson, Brecken Lewis, Andrew Casey, Samantha Martin, Ashley Lewis, Makenzie Watterson, Kristen Camp, Cody Breshears, Jimmy Roffmann, Elizabeth Ferguson, Sheldon Walker, Lindsey Armour, Ed Roffmann , Emily Armour, Lacey Tucker, Katherine Moran, Jessie Eubanks, Nathan Weathersbee, Jared Follin, and Matt Freeman.
To make a 1 at Districts and go to State is an impressive accomplishment. When asked what she thought about the results from Districts Mrs. Sacco said, “I think it really shows hard work and dedication of students, of everybody that we [the band] took to contest, all are going to State.”
As a reward for their hard work the students will go to Columbia April 29th and do something fun, such as go to the mall. They will perform the next day, get their results, and come home.
The Ava Echo staff would like to congratulate all the students on their respective ratings and wish them luck at State.
I like being a junior because I have one year left of high school. The clubs I am in is FFA (Future Famers of America), NHS (National Honor Society), Trend (Turning Recreational Excitement in New Directions – a Drug Free club) and Anchor. My classes are Ag Leadership, Math, Business Law, Homes and Interior, Teachers Aide, Greenhouse, and History.
My favorite classes are Ag leadership and Greenhouse because I like Ag. I enjoy high school, but it goes too fast and I have fun in high school.
Being a Junior has its ups and downs. One good thing is we are almost out and on our own, which can be exciting and scary at the same time. One of the ups I have had in this year is Cross Country we made it to state and got to run in Columbia. A down about being a junior, which is kinda an up at the same time, is choosing what college you want to go to and getting everything ready for your senior year.
The classes I am taking are Video, A+, Embryology, English, Math, American History, Ag leadership, and Resource. In Embryology we are learning about the birth of babies. In American History, we are studying civil rights. I recently took a TSA in dairy cattle.