Troy in the Spotlight
Students, staff, and families spent the evening participating in a variety of fun coding activites at Troy School. These activities allow the students to practice writing a series of codes that then make their robots perform the directions. We had simple ones such as BeeBots and others involving more complicated coding such as Lego Mindstorms. The book fair was also open and yummy popcorn and juice was provided. It was a fun night for all who attended.
Students at Troy School are getting to know our new Teacher of Agricultural Projects as she leads them through lessons designed to integrate math and literacy through hands on gardening projects. Students began with collecting data and using graphs to determine what to plant in the school gardens.
The STEM Club nearly left earth's atmosphere the other day when they launched a 2-liter bottle high into the air. Even though the rocket remained earthbound, it was a source of high excitement at Troy School this past Monday afternoon!
The Leadership Team at Troy School decided it would be a good idea to have a full school exercise challenge. They designed a goal setting sheet and shared them with each classroom. Students set excercise goals for themselves and then we all headed over to the Field of Dreams track and began running and walking. ALL students went at least two miles in the little over an hour that we were there. A small group of students ran an incredible seven miles! All students had fun, as did the teachers and the parent volunteers.
Mrs. Stauffer's class from Troy School drove over to Mount View High School on Friday to see where the flowers they had planted at the Troy Town Office had come from. Mr. Collins and his students gave Mrs. Stauffer's class a nice tour of the high school gardens and greenhouse, then got the kids, affectionately dubbed "Kinder-Gardners" by the Mt View folk, to help with some weeding.