Dear District 425 Families, More than 390 Illinois school district superintendents, representing more than 1.3 million students, have signed on to support a grassroots statewide initiative called, simply enough, “Pass Illinois’ Budget!” We hope you will support this effort, which launches, April 24. While Illinois public schools have benefited from a partially-funded state budget, our schools, students, families, . . .
5/6 grade went on a field trip to Bloomington Library Wednesday, March 15. While we primarily went to do research for our Ancient History Museum (spending the morning doing that), we also had time to do a few other things. Unfortunately, it was not warm enough to eat outside on the patio or at the park next door, but the library provided a very nice room for us for eating our lunch. After lunch we took a walk around the . . .
7/8 have been studying volcanoes - what they are, where are they located, how they erupt and the effects they have on the landscape and people around them. For this project, the boys were in one group and the girls were in another. Each group had to choose one shield volcano and one cinder cone volcano to write a report about, make a poster of and make a model that would erupt in an appropriate manner (oozing for shield . . .
Congratulations to our Math Competition participants - Eli, Cheyenne, Olivia, Emma Do., and Landen - All did a great job! The students competed against 7 other schools - Dwight, Northlawn, Prairie Central, Saratoga, Seneca, Wallace and Marseilles. The competition consists of an individual test as well as a team test. Students also had approximately 15 estimation stations where they put their answers in to see who had . . .
PI is a mathematical term used in finding the area of circles, among other uses. Simplified it is equal to 3.14. So, on March 14th or 3.14 Graymont Grade School held its annual Pie eating contest. Our contestants choose between a butterscotch or chocolate pudding filling. The winners were: 1st/2nd Grade - Kendall L. 3rd/4th Grade - Scout M. 5th/6th Grade - Olivia L. 7th/8th Grade - Lydia G. Educators and . . .
The following link has been created by the State of Illinois to answer questions about the PARCC Test. http://www.parcconline.org/resources/parent-resources We will be giving your child state-required achievement tests on March 30 th – April 20 th . These tests will be on Thursday for the junior high. The 3 rd /4 th grade students will have testing every Thursday and Friday during this period. . . .
To start off the New Year, Graymont Grade School will begin its reading program with an incentive from the Normal Cornbelters Baseball Team. Each student who completes twenty 30 minute reading sessions will receive four vouchers for bleacher seats at the Tuesday, August 1, 2017 Cornbelters' baseball game versus the Evansville Otters at Graymont Grade School Night. GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION READING CURRICULUM . . .
In 1997, Rooks Creek celebrated its 50th or Golden Anniversary. Mrs. Nivana Ahrends did the work to collect historical photos and articles of the district. Using her information, we'd like to dedicate this page to the Rooks Creek Community and all of its faculty, staff, students, administrators, and board members who have shaped this district. A thank you to all the community members who have supported the district. On April . . .
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