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BES students were treated to a BMX Bike Show for their participation in the Spring Fundraiser. The Freestyle Connection BMX Bike Riders came and performed some of the their coolest stunts for the BES students Monday, May 21st! The BMX Riders also spoke to students about bicycle safety, staying in school, anti-bullying, healthy living and living tobacco free. The students in attendance had a great time. Pictured in the right-hand corner (L-R) Jon, Jordan, & Christian from The Freestyle Connection BMX Stunt Team.
Mrs. Jernigan's class makes slime as the countdown to the end of school approaches.
Students were asked to build the tallest and sturdiest structure using toothpicks and jellybeans.
Mrs. Nix, Mrs. Williams & Ms. Pike held an awards ceremony for their homeroom students for the fantastic work their students did all year long.
It was Fantasy Week in Mrs. Burk's ELA classes this week. Activities included mermaid and pirate poems, unicorn comprehension, genie wishes writings, and a daily dragon journal. Students also learned to make fortune tellers and created castle designs out of geometric shapes. Every activity completed earned the students badges to hang on their cubbies.
Ms. Pike and Mrs. Craven's science classes competed in an Egg Catapult Challenge. Teams had a $100 credit at the class STEM store to buy their materials. After designing their egg capsule, they got a chance to test their design in front of the cheering crowd. Cheyenne and Dylan were the grand champions with their flying egg going the farthest and not getting scrambled!
In celebration of Children’s Book Week in May, Berrien Elementary School hosted an author visit. BES was honored to have Mr. Bill Stone come and speak with 4th grade students about his book, "The Big-eyed Bullfrog and the Dirty, Dirty, Deeds. Mr. Stone along with his wife Mrs. Joan Stone read to 4th grade students and spoke to students about his writing process. Students were able to purchase and have their book autographed by Mr. Stone. All books were printed by Snake Nation Press in Valdosta, Georgia.
Title 1 Parent Meeting on Thursday, May 17th, at 4:00 o'clock in the BES Media Center. We encourage parents to attend and welcome their input and suggestions. Parents if you have an opportunity please click on the button labeled Parent Assessment Survey, so you can take our Parent Survey for Federal Programs Needs Assessment, we would greatly appreciate your feedback.
Mrs. Ray's students worked together to build a tower of cups. In order to get a cup, the students had to answer questions using the strategies they were taught this year. The students worked together in order to build a higher tower and share different ways to solve math problems.
The 5th, 4th & 3rd grade gifted students stepped back into time as the took a field trip to the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village, formerly known as Agrirama. The students were able to tour the grounds and gain an understanding about how life worked during the 19th-century.