by Julie Eslick | Monday, December 1, 2014
November 7 wasn’t a hot day at Mitchellville Elementary, but that didn’t stop Ms. Amy Twohey’s 1 st graders from making homemade ice cream. The students gathered in the cafeteria where parent volunteers and Ms. Twohey had set up the ingredients. The students approached the ingredient table in small groups to make . . .
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 . . . read more
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