Jodi Tillotson and Jason Dasher were the lucky winners of a field trip to WonderWorks in Sevierville valued at $450 each. They won the field trips at the Title I Conference in December but just surprised their students with the news this past week. Tillotson and Dasher will be taking their students to WonderWorks sometime in March.
Five students from Cleveland Middle School made a great showing on the VMath Live Leader Board this week. Chase Ann Haney, Kathleen Alomar, Daniel Hope, David Reeves, and Christopher Trotter have all been recognized this week as five of the TOP 100 students in the nation as a result of their math skills gains and participation in Vmath Live. Chase is number three in the nation! They are all Math Maniacs and VMath Live Rock Stars! VMath Live is an online math resource where students practice their math skills, prepare for high-stakes tests, and play in real-time competitions of speed and skill.
Three E.L. Ross students participated in the Young American Workshop on their days off on Feb. 16 and 17. The coordinators said that they did an outstanding job and focused on being confident, caring, respectful, and involved. These students are Jackson Moore, Abby Smith, and Anna Smith.
“Cirque du Mayfield” will be held Tuesday at Mayfield Elementary School. This is a fine arts production that will feature circus acts and street entertainment. Performances from kindergarten through second graders will be 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. While the third and fourth graders will perform from 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. Kofi and Rebekah Mawuko (Tennessee Arts Commission artists from Chattanooga) will also be performing.
Stuart Elementary School Fifth Grade took a trip to Outback Steakhouse a couple of weeks ago. The trip is designed to allow the fifth graders to put their studies of using good manners at a meal to work. I had the privilege to sit with five outstanding fifth grade students that presented themselves as excellent young ladies and gentlemen.
Blythe-Bower Elementary had 40 parents and 60 students attend “March Mischief” Reading Night on Thursday, March 1. Everyone enjoyed reading books by Dr. Seuss, and a special highlight of the evening was a visit from the Cat in the Hat and the Lorax.
Blythe-Bower staff and parents recently participated in a blood drive through Blood Assurance. The school was able to surpass its goal and is still receiving donations in the school’s name at the local Blood Assurance office.