EEM - Ms. Pitts had students analyze famous changemakers. Students worked in groups in order to determine their changemaker’s philosophy, vision, and goals.
EEM - Ms. Pittenger's 6th grade math classes have been using unconventional tools for measuring. Students used their hand to measure objects around the classroom. The size of their hand was then used to convert their measurements to standard units.
Introducing our 2019-2020 EEM Student Council . Yesterday, our Student Council had their first meeting. Excited for the work we will do for our school and peers.
EEM - Today Mrs. Teague's 7th-grade science classrooms modeled population growth in an ecosystem. Tomorrow we will be graphing and analyzing their data, discussing how the population size can affect the resources available.
EEM - Mr. Braden's 6th grade Pre-AP science students worked on a project requiring them to research and construct a detailed model of Earth's 6 major layers. The project had guidelines but students were allowed artistic freedom. Check out the talent and creativity!
Students in Ms. Pitt's 7th grade class loved reading about Nicholas Lowinger and the positive change he has made. Nicholas donates shoes to homeless children in shelters across America. Students created cards to be delivered to the kids his organization helps. #GottaHaveaSole
S.T.E.M. learning continues in full force in Mrs. Teague's class! 7th-grade students are building towers out of index card. Towers must reach 40 cm and hold the most weight. Look at what a great job they are doing!
Last week 7th grade students started designing rockets that travel 6 meters to a target. We have all types of rockets and are seeing new modifications each day that make the rockets more accurate!
6th graders at EEM started the week off in Mrs. Goode’s and Mrs. Threet’s English classes by creating their own thematic statements showcasing their perspectives on growing up. This is part of our "Growing Up" Unit studying various forms of literature.
Yesterday, students answered questions over the LR Nine through tabletop twitter. This allowed students to see what other students thought in prior periods. Students loved getting the chance to share their answers through tabletop Twitter. Their answers blew Ms. Pitts away!
Students in Mrs. Scott's class are creating animal costumes with recycled items and presenting the animal poem in class. What creativity!
Students in Ms. Pitts 7th grade English class loved learning more about the Little Rock Nine from Fabian Ruiz from Central High School National Historic Site.
Mrs. Teague's 7th grade students are working through the Engineering Process to design a watercraft that will float and hold at least 25 pennies. Students are currently testing their prototypes to determine what modifications are needed.
7th graders at EEM are using a grid to draw an image on a larger scale. Students selected someone they admired and created a grid on their image and their paper. They are looking good so far! Way to go, Mrs. Otten's - integrating math and art!
January is School Board Appreciation Month. Be sure to thank your school board members for all they do to support our students!
Mrs. Lewis's 8th grade US History classes worked in teams to beat the clock and uncover the causes of the War of 1812! By using decoding skills, puzzles, black-lights to find hidden clues, and teamwork they were able to help the Americans prepare for the war against the British!
EEM 6th grade is kicking off the New Year by starting an affirmation wall. Students are able to take and leave positive and encouraging words for one another.
Mrs. Goode's 6th grade ELA students set a goal for themselves to read 400 books by Christmas. They surpassed that goal at 416 books! Stay tuned for them to set a higher goal and read even more great books next semester!
EEM Austin McCann and SMS Zoey Newcomb were apart of The Art and Science Center of Southeast Arkansas production of The Christmas Story this past weekend. Austin was cast as "Ralphie" and Zoey as "Esther Jane" both students are apart of Mrs. Scott's Drama class.