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Reading Celebration Week

Article and Photos by student intern Emma Conway Friday, February 28, 2014

Students and staff at Vermilion Elementary School had a great time participating in Reading Celebration Week from February 24 through February 28. Many fun-filled activities kept the students busy and excited throughout the week.  The festivities started with a Kick Off assembly on Monday that included sing along songs and . . . read more

Kindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day of School!

Rebecca Lawson | February 24, 2014

With all of these snow days, we weren’t sure if we’d ever get to the 100th day of school, but we finally made it!   On Wednesday, February 19, the Kindergarten students spent the day celebrating with math activities. . . . read more

Third Grade Spelling Words

Week of April 21, 2014

Third Grade ELA Team | January 13, 2014

Homophones been bin see sea Sight Words library often paste people     Pattern Words - Students will only be tested on 7 pattern words to encourage mastery instead of . . . read more

Family Dinner and Math Night at VES

November 21, 2013

Family Dinner and Math Night is a fun event for VES students and their families.  This year we had a great turnout of families who came to enjoy a free family dinner provided by the PTO and a fun filled night of math games and . . . read more

VES Second Graders Dig Fossils!

Kristy Young | February 25, 2014

Students in 2nd grade have been learning about rocks and fossils for the past few weeks in science! They have learned about many different types of fossils and made their own mold fossils in class. They had lots of fun in the process and . . . read more

Mrs. Call's and Truax's Homeroom's Learn That "It Pays to Do Your Homework".

November 14, 2013

Here are some photos from Call and Truax's third grade end-of-quarter movie celebration.  During first quarter, they earned money by completing and turning in homework, then spent that money to buy movie tickets and concessions. . . . read more

Mrs. Dobinson's Third Graders Reach Their Goal

November 14, 2013

Mrs. Dobinson's class enjoys a pizza party for achieving their reading points goal in Accelerated Reader.  Great job! read more

Flying Dogs, Astronaut Ice Cream, it must be Space Pup week!

October 30, 2013

This week first grade classes explored a new genre of story for many of our students: fantasy.  They learned that fantasy is a type of fiction that is a make believe story. These stories often include animals that talk and wear . . . read more

Make Some Noise For Mrs. Benesh's Second Graders

October 30, 2013

Mrs. Benesh's students learned about onomatopoeia in guided reading using a Halloween poem to illustrate the concept. read more

Mrs. Stainbrooks Second Graders Do a "Turnaround"

October 30, 2013

All second grade math students have been learning strategies and shortcuts to help with addition and subtraction.  They also learned the commutative property of addition, otherwise known in second grade as "turnaround" facts. . . . read more

Pumpkin Day in Kindergarten

October 30, 2013

This week, the Kindergarten classes at VES learned all about pumpkins.  We spent Thursday afternoon rotating through stations in the Kindergarten classes.  The students had the opportunity to explore the inside of a pumpkin, . . . read more

What's Up With STEM?

October 30, 2013

Check out what VES students are doing in STEM class with Mr. Hayes. Click on the link below to see what each grade level is working on. Please Click Here   read more

Mr. Olsen's Class makes Bar Graphs with M & M's

November 5, 2013

Mr. Olsen's class put Halloween candy to good use. They sorted their M & M candy by colors and then used the data to make a bar graph. They will then use the data to create a bar graph in Numbers next week. read more

Pioneer Craftsmen Experience

October 1, 2013

On September 18th, VES Third grade classes went to the Vermilion River Reservation in Mill Hollow to participate in the annual Pioneer Craftsmen Experience.  There were many hands on learning activities; panning for gold, combing wool, . . . read more

First Grade “Ant”-ics in Mr. Malear and Mrs Y.’s Class

Mr. Malear and Mrs. Y | September 16, 2013

The students were reading a story about ants this week.  The students learned that ants  and people can do many things that are alike.  They also learned about the anatomy of the ant.  We studied posters, observed live . . . read more

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