On Thursday, February 16th, Kindergarten through 5th grade participated in World Read Aloud Day. Every year World Read Aloud Day calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories. In Lostant, our 3rd - 5th graders were paired with kindergarten - 2nd graders. The 3rd - 5th graders were able to read several books aloud to their kindergarten - 2nd grade buddies. World Read Aloud Day is celebrated by . . .
☄A big COMET shout out to 6th grade Lucas Wiesbrock on his finishing in 14th place in the 57th Annual LaSalle, Marshall, Putnam Regional Spelling Bee held last Saturday. Great job representing LGS☄
LGS would like to congratulate the following January Students of Month, 1st grader Logan Mertel, 5th grader Landon Mertel and 7th grader Chase Kreiser for their outstanding effort, respect and responsibilities during the month. They will be treated to a lunch from Dave's Lost Ant.
End of the school year events to mark down: Thursday, May 25: 8:45 a.m. End of the year Award Assembly; 1:30 p.m. Early Dismissal ; 6:30 p.m. 8th Grade Graduation; Friday, May 26: Field Day at LaSalle Canal/ Boat Ride 3:30 p.m. Dismissal; Tuesday, May 30: Last Day of School with a 1:30 p.m. dismissal; Wednesday, May 31: Teacher Institute Day Subject to change if Emergency Days are used
The students in Mrs. Olson’s 6/7/8th math class recently won 1st place in the Region 35 Sumdog math contest. All math classes in ROE 35 were invited to play. The contest is through the math website, Sumdog, and ran from Friday, January 27th through Thursday, February 2nd. Students were limited to 1000 questions to answer during the contest and the questions are grade specific. By winning first place, her students have earned a . . .
Thursday, February 2nd was the 100th Day of School and we had a blast! Students and staff dressed like we were 100 years old. Kindergarten - 2nd graders made a cool project out of 100 Cheerios (they even got to eat some too)! K-2 also went to the gym and did jumping jacks, counting by 10's to 100. We ran for 100 seconds and we also played catch and counted to 100. The students and staff would like to thank . . .
Second Quarter Award Assembly was held Friday, January 20 in the afternoon. Students from Kindergarten - 8th grade received awards for Perfect Attendance, Excellent Behavior, Excellent Grades, Very Good Grades and attaining their AR goal. Students of the months for November and December were recognized. Congratulations to all and good job!
This semester the Enrichment class is studying chemistry. The group is using middle school curriculum from You Be The Chemist. It challenges students to learn basic chemistry concepts and terminology while performing fun experiments with everyday supplies. The curriculum requires the students to make predictions and investigate ingredients and why they got certain results. So far, the class has searched for iron particles . . .
After 11 rounds, 113 words, LGS has a Spelling Bee Champion. That would be 6th grader Lucas Wiesbrock with 8th grader Parker Witzman runner-up. Twenty four students from 6th- 8th grade participated in the spelling bee. Mrs. Olson was the announcer with Mrs. Walgenbach, Mrs. Newbold and Mrs. Brizgis judges. Congratulations Lucas and Parker!