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Posted On: 17 Apr

Durant Road Elementary School is our Spotlight School of the Week

Durant Road Elementary School is our Spotlight School of the Week GRADE: Kindergarten PROGRAM: Animal Detectives Scientist: Craig Kwiatkowski I had the pleasure of spending my Thursday at Durant Road last week and the kindergartners were such an amazing group. They requested Animal Detectives, which is a program that looks at all sorts of animals and how they similar and…

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Posted On: 3 Apr

Sherwood Forest Elementary School is our Spotlight School of the Week

Sherwood Forest Elementary School is our Spotlight School of the Week GRADE: 1st PROGRAM: Soil Rocks! Scientist: Christine Martin Once upon a time, in a land far away, there was a forest. And in that forest, there was a school. This school was filled with smart and confident junior scientists ready to learn. And this magical place was called Sherwood…

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Posted On: 29 Mar

Fox Road Elementary School

Fox Road Elementary School is our Spotlight School of the Week GRADE: 4th PROGRAM: Electrifying Adventures Scientist: Davis Tate Today I had a shocking experience with Fox Road 4th Graders in our Electrifying Adventures Camp! We explored the wonders of electricity with some awesome hands-on experiments! This program is one of my personal favorites because it involves the amazing Van…

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Posted On: 21 Mar

Lillington-Shawton Elementary School

Lillington-Shawton Elementary School is our Spotlight School of the Week GRADE: 1st PROGRAM: Weather Wise Scientist: Amber Oliver Weather Wise is one of my favorite programs now! The students get an opportunity to see weather tools in action. The staff at Lillington-Shawton always makes me feel so welcome, I am always greeted so warmly. The students at Lillington-Shawton are very…

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Posted On: 15 Mar

Highcroft Drive Elementary School

Highcroft Drive Elementary School is our Spotlight School of the Week GRADE: 1st PROGRAM: Soil Rocks Scientist: Sarah Green Monday isn’t anyone’s favorite day, and the first Monday after daylight savings time is particularly hard, but a fantastic group of first graders at Highcroft Drive Elementary turned my day around! It was a chilly morning, and as I unpacked my…

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Posted On: 8 Mar

Hortons Creek Elementary is our Spotlight School of the Week

Hortons Creek Elementary is our Spotlight School of the Week GRADE: 1st PROGRAM: Living Lab Scientist: Maddie O’Beirne I had the pleasure of going to Hortons Creek today and will get to go back tomorrow! I was greeted by really friendly staff members who helped me navigate the school (which can be trickier than you think with a cart full…

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Posted On: 27 Feb

Fuquay-Varina Elementary is our Spotlight School of the Week

Fuquay-Varina Elementary is our Spotlight School of the Week GRADE: 2nd PROGRAM: Sound Surprise Scientist: Max Fry My day started off a little hectic at Fuquay-Varina because as I was walking into the building a fire drill had just begun! So I quickly walked right back out of the building with all the students and teachers. After everything was all…

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Posted On: 23 Feb

Gentry Primary School is our Spotlight School of the Week

Gentry Primary School is our Spotlight School of the Week GRADE: 1st PROGRAM: Living Lab Scientist: Karla Johnson The morning started out very grey and rainy, but as soon as I got to Gentry Primary School my day got brighter! I loved seeing each child’s face light up when they entered the room as they laid eyes on the activities…

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Posted On: 16 Feb

East Clayton Elementary School is our Spotlight School of the Week

East Clayton Elementary School is our Spotlight School of the Week GRADE: 2nd PROGRAM: Solids vs. Liquids Scientist: Craig Kwiatkowski Physics. What in an incredibly interesting science. Just thinking about the complexity of matter, molecules, and atoms gets me excited to share my knowledge with students. I was so glad the students at East Clayton Elementary School were up for…

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Posted On: 8 Feb

Laurel Park Elementary School is our Spotlight School of the Week

Laurel Park Elementary School is our Spotlight School of the Week GRADE: 1st PROGRAM: Astro Adventures Scientist: Heather Fisher 1st Grade: Astro Adventures Today at Laurel Park Elementary School, Ms. Markulic and Ms. Thompson’s first grade classes got to spend some time being astronomers and studying about the Earth, Moon, Sun, and stars in our “Astro Adventures” program! While we…

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