February 2018 archive

Feb 26

NPES participates in Southside Battle of the Books!

On Saturday, February 24th, a team of NPES 5th graders battled against other Suffolk elementary schools in the  Suffolk Public Library’s 2nd annual Battle of the Books!  Teams had to read 10 books from the required list and battle in a game show style format.  NPES came in 4th place and had a great time!

Feb 09

Ms. Barrett’s Students Conquer Makerspace!

On Friday, February 9th,  Ms. Barrett’s 3rd grade class enjoyed the Maker Space projects in the media center.  Students built cars, simple machines,  and catapults.  They created international flags and stable towers.  Maker Spaces promote STEM as well as problem solving and creativity!  Maker Spaces help students discover their passion.