It's been a busy couple weeks in Kindergarten #atthepark. We had the Brady Station Fire Department join us to cap our studies of Fire Safety. We also visited Graves Mountain for our Fall Field Trip where we learned about the parts of apples and pumpkins and their life cycles. We love Kindergarten in Fall!
The four FFA Chapters within the middle and high schools in Culpeper County are collectively hosting a Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 21st from 10AM-2PM on the lawn at Eastern View High School. There will be free pumpkins for the first 50 children. The festival will include a variety of educational stations revolving around agricultural topics along with fun and games. There will be hay rides throughout the day as well as on site milking demonstrations at 10:30, Noon, and 1:30 courtesy of the Southland Dairy Mobile Trailer. Come out for a fun, free day of fall activities.
Our librarian, Ms. Ward, is having a contest! Get ready....get set...for the GREAT PUMPKIN DECORATING CONTEST! Stop by the library for more information if you would like to participate!
Sycamore Park PTO invites you to enjoy Hocus Pocus with us at Sycamore Park. This event is on Friday, October 20th at 6pm. The doors will open at 5:30. Hope to see you there!
It's National School Bus Safety Week and CCPS Transportation Appreciation Week! Let's show our bus drivers, aides, and transportation staff some love this week! #ALLin4CCPS
CCPS crowns new trivia champions! Congratulations to the winning team, Transition Treats, from Sycamore Park Elementary!
" Lots of fun things have been happening in the Art Room! Kindergarten and 1st graders have worked on their cutting, gluing, and drawing skills with their pencil projects, 2nd graders have been painting paper for a weaving project, 3rd graders worked on marker prints inspired by artist Yayoi Kusama, 4th graders created low level relief sculptures and reviewed warm and cool colors, and 5th graders added patterns to an abstract watercolor piece made by blowing liquid watercolor paint with straws. #art #artatthepark
In Mrs. Berrios’ class we are enjoying our math stations. Here we learn in small groups. We also review through fun interactive math games!
Please join us on Thursday, October 26th from 5:30pm-7:00pm for our "Fall"ing Into Reading Event!! We will have author K.D. Brown joining us, a read to therapy dog station, games, and trunk or treat candy giveaways!! We can't wait to see you at this Spooktacular SPES event!
In Miss Nellis’ 1st grade class, the students are learning about maps. This includes recognizing basic map symbols, using cardinal directions to read a map, and constructing simple maps, including a title, map legend, and compass rose. We used our skills to create a map of the SPES playground and they helped us find buried treasure!
Hey Everyone! It's time to order your Sycamore Park Yearbook! Click the link below to order! Please remember that all 5th grade students are given a yearbook by Sycamore Park, so no need for your 5th grader to purchase one! https://strawbridge.fotomerchanthv.com/search/YB28349
It's time for the SPES Yearbook Cover Contest! See the instructions in the picture below or click to see the PDF. https://5il.co/25nph
Mrs. Bright’s students have been working on letter/sound correspondence using bingo daubers and letter boards. They have also been working on place value using a scoot activity! #atthepark
On September 15, students who visited the library celebrated International Dot Day with a special collaborative project. Students read The Dot by Peter Reynolds and discussed embracing the idea of making the world a better place by leaving our mark...and it all starts with a dot! #atthepark
Picture Day is tomorrow! Here is some information on Picture Day and how to order! Both individual and class pictures will be taken! There will be NO spring pictures. https://5il.co/249ti (Poster) https://5il.co/249to (Order Form)
Friday, September 15th was International Dot Day. Inspired by the book, The Dot, Mrs. Boyd’s class celebrated International Dot Day by reading the book and using our creativity to make our own dot art. “Just make a mark and see where it takes you.” -Peter H. Reynolds, The Dot #atthepark
Mrs. Brooks-Smith’s classes kicked off the year with a breakout box. A cheeky mouse named Brian stole the supply closet key and locked it away. Students had to worked together to solve puzzles, challenges, and riddles to unlock the box. After they defeated Brain students did a mini study of how the brain works and some even made a brain hat. #atthepark
Due to potential impacts from the impending tropical storm, all CCPS activities scheduled for Saturday, September 23, 2023 and Sunday, September 24, 2023 will be canceled. Friday night activities will continue as scheduled.
In Mrs. Jenkins' Kindergarten class, the students made their very own shape monster. Then they fed their monster some different shapes! #atthepark