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Johnny Appleseed

Johnny Appleseed

Mrs. Manley's Kindergarten class at St. John the Baptist School learned about Johnny Appleseed. They made hats that matched the ones in the tall tale.  The Kindergarten class learned what a tall tale is and how to plant seeds to make apples grow!

Tuesday, October 18, 2016/Author: Website Manager/Number of views (403)/Comments (0)/
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iPads in the Classroom

iPads in the Classroom

The 4th grade students at St. John the Baptist School have been using their i Pads to deepen their learning and understanding. In the photo below, students are responding to one another in a discussion in Google Classroom.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016/Author: Website Manager/Number of views (402)/Comments (0)/
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Cabbage Patch Kids

Cabbage Patch Kids

Students in Third Grade at St. John's, Alden received a free cabbage plant from Bonnie Plants in April. The President and CEO of Bonnie Plants, Stan Cope, states, "The joy of gardening and the satisfaction of growing healthy food are gifts kids never outgrow. We're grateful for the opportunity to share these gifts with the next generation of gardeners."  After carefully caring for his plant all summer, a photo of Brandon's 9 lb. cabbage was submitted to be included in a random drawing for a $1,000 scholarship and statewide recognition.  Good luck!

 

(Pictured: Brandon Beal) 

Tuesday, September 27, 2016/Author: Website Manager/Number of views (472)/Comments (0)/
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Dinner with Father a Success!

Dinner with Father a Success!

The 8th grade class at St. John the Baptist School came together on Sunday, September 18th, 2016 to serve the winners from the Lawn Fete raffle Dinner with Father. The class worked hard to make this event a success. A wonderful afternoon was enjoyed by all. 

Monday, September 19, 2016/Author: Kathy Danser /Number of views (428)/Comments (0)/
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21st Century Learning at St. John's School

As a continuous effort to enhance student learning of 21st century skills and as a commitment to STREAM, St. John’s in Alden has invested in Chromebooks to compliment their existing technology. The Chromebooks will be assigned to every 5th thru 8th grade student. The Google Classroom app will be used to receive and submit assignments, take practice tests, share ideas and communicate with teachers and other students regarding schoolwork. They will have easy access to word processors, presentation tools, and numerous educational applications. Students can also reference the internet for research and informational purposes. Additionally, while the Chromebooks remain at school at the end of the day, students can submit homework and continue to access the school day’s materials from home, thanks to working in “the Cloud.”

4th grade students will each be assigned an iPad and the lower grades will use i Pads for some centers.

Monday, September 19, 2016/Author: Kathy Danser /Number of views (414)/Comments (0)/
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