Ellsworth Community Schools...a GREAT place to BE!
Each week from now until graduation we will be spotlighting members of the Ellsworth Community School graduating class of 2014. This week's featured seniors are Taryn Rozema, Crissa Karavas, and Tristan Watros. Be sure to check out all the Senior Spotlights on the school website.
Steve Tchozeski from Great Lakes Geoscience visited the Kindergarten classroom to explore the world of geodes. Geodes are rock structures that formed from a decayed clam. Over time dissolved minerals seep into the hollow area left by the decayed clam creating the geode. Every Kindergartner received a geode and helped break it open to discover the beautiful sparkling quartz crystals inside
As part of their Language Arts class, elementary students are completing a unit on authoring their own books. In an effort to help get the book ready for the publisher, Mrs. Mack’s twelfth grade English class came to the elementary school to help the second graders edit their books.
Students in ninth grade Integrated Science are currently learning about the properties of electricity. This hands-on unit allows students to explore electricity and magnetism by performing real work experiments to better understand the concepts such as voltage, current, and resistance.