by Julie Eslick | Saturday, November 1, 2014
Ms. Laurie Flynn’s 5 th graders at Mitchellville Elementary are channeling their creative and collaborative tendencies during Writing Club. Every day, Ms. Flynn starts start off Writing Club by giving the students a short lesson which they will be asked to use during the session. On October 17, she talked to the students about topic . . .
On September 30, the new Mitchellville Elementary opened its doors to the community for its first official open house. Guests toured the building, visited with teachers and students, reminisced about Mitchellville’s past, and excitedly . . . read more
“We didn’t want a cookie-cutter building,” says Principal Joe Nelson on the first day of school. “We wanted an original. And we got an original.” From the natural light flooding through the vast windows to small . . . read more
Mitchellville students learn via Skype
Mrs. Flynn and Mrs. Laird’s fifth grade class began their poetry unit with the help of a special guest. Poet Irene Latham visited with the class via Skype, and discussed what it’s like being a poet, where she gets her inspirations . . . read more