Shark Tank 2016
Are you ready to dive into the TANK?! Shark Tank is a 7th grade English conceptual unit that focuses on the design cycle process and action-research writing. Using the engineering tool TinkerCad and the school’s 3D printers, students will find a solution to a problem in their environment, design an innovation that solves this… Continue Reading Shark Tank 2016
Made By Milk: 2016 Carton Construction Challenge
We had a team of students compete in the National Carton Construction Contest this year. Students team up to create a structure entirely out of waxy milk cartons and learn about sustainability. Our team this year created a community and cars out of the milk cartons to go with the theme of inventions. Now we… Continue Reading Made By Milk: 2016 Carton Construction Challenge
American Legion Writing Contest
The 5th graders participated in an American Legion writing contest about the Flag and what it means to our students. Students had to submit a 300 word essay to be judged by members of the American Legion in Newell. American Legion member Leonard Lanxon, 3rd Place winner Kade Smith, 2nd Place winner Caden Vandenbosch, 1st… Continue Reading American Legion Writing Contest
Brooks Bellcock, grade 4, was creating a game about the Alamo for a class project and had heard that we have 2 3d printers that we encourage students to incorporate into their projects. After finding a design that he liked, we printed several in different colors to represent the different players. Way to go Brooks!
Hour of Code
On Friday, December 11th Newell-Fonda High School students completed 9,572 lines of code during our “Hour of Code”. Thanks to Mr. Barber and Mrs. Carlson (with the help of Mr. Limbert and Mrs. Schubert) for organizing this event. Elementary and middle school students also participated in coding activities earlier in the week.