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No Caption Science Garden Project

Member Kimberly Beachy, April 19

MCA provides an opportunity for students to get a hands-on garden based education. By making the learning process more hands-on, the students are naturally more engaged. School gardens can help teach children about the environment, how food is grown and where it comes from, and the importance of healthy eating. Our fifth grade class is currently learning about how plants grow and reproduce. Such ... (Full Story & Photos)

8th Grade Class Project

Member Kimberly Beachy, March 29

The 8th grade class decided to build a shed and raffle it off to raise money for their class trip. Calculating materials was the first step for pricing, and to make choices. The students each thought about how much material they would need for a 10x10 shed as well as what the cost to purchase these materials would be at the current market rate. This was a great lesson for them in their math class ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Kimberly Beachy, March 10

Hatching chicks in the classroom can be an effective way to increase student engagement, investigate how organisms change and develop over time, and study embryology, life cycles, heredity and animal needs. Students identified the various components of an egg, understanding that everything a chick needs to develop, grow and eventually hatch is provided within its shell. Students learned how air is ... (Full Story & Photos)

2nd Quarter Honor Roll & Virtue Awards

Member Kimberly Beachy, February 13

Congratulations to everyone who received honor roll and/or a virtue for the second quarter. Keep up the great work!... (Full Story & Photos)

3rd Grade
3rd Grade

No Caption Who Has Spirit? MCA!

Member Kimberly Beachy, February 10

This past week we celebrated spirit week at school. We had themes for each day of the week which included jersey day, class color day, 80's day, dress as your favorite teacher day, and camo day. On jersey day, students and teachers supported their favorite sports teams. We had a wide mix of sports and teams being represented. Class color day was very colorful! The students and teachers really ... (Full Story & Photos)


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