Students learned about the African country of Zimbabwe Wednesday from Sandra Matoushaya. Ms. Matoushaya is a student from Pittsburgh who is a native resident of Zimbabwe. The country is the breadbasket of the African continent.
Blue Bird Boxes
Officer Hartless worked with 5th graders at Brockway Elementary building Bluebird boxes. The yearly event helps students to understand that they can make an impact on Pennsylvania's bird population with just a little work.
2015-2016 Classroom Teachers
Young programmers in Mr. French's class are working with robots. The group is faced with navigating a maze of obstacales by programing their bot with commands then testing them in the arena.
Mrs. Dewey was honored as Tri-County Chess Coach of the year.
Congratulations American Legion Essay Winners.
Congratulations State Medalists
Brockway wrestlers shined at States this past weekend earning 7th and 8th place medals in the Junior Wreslting Championships.
Mobile Science Lab Visits
Students at Brockway Elementary were treated to a visit by the Mobile Agricultural Science Lab this week. Students conducted experiments and completed various activities which helped them better understand the importance of farming to our state. A special thanks to the Brockway Kaimanns for making the learning experience possible.
Stick with Reading Challenge
Mrs. Patricelli was duct taped to the wall as students reached their reading challenge capping off a week of activities for Read Across America.
Thursday is PJ Day
Tuesday Favorite Character
Monday was Camo Day
SCIENCE FAIR 2015
That wacky mad doctor is at it again. Dr. Waycool has invented a time machine. The Waycool Time Machine of Science can transport a person 6 weeks through time. Wanting to begin her summer vacation early, Mrs. Glasl has volunteered to be the first time traveler in history . I wonder what Mr. Hawkins will have to say about that? Tune in Monday to see if it works.
Congratulations Mrs. Worokey's class for collecting $179 for Pennies for Patients. The school raised more than $1000 dollars for people fighting cancer.
6th Grade TECH
Sixth graders are reassembling their PCs in Technology Ed this month. The students are learning what makes a computer tick and becoming great trouble shooters. The program is desinged to make them smart consumers and users of technology.
Coming April 29th
It will soon be time to start looking for a project for the 2015 Science Fair. This is now the 14 year for the annual event.
READ ACROSS AMERICA NIGHT
Brockway Grad Runs for Supreme Court
Mrs. Glasl had the honor of introducing Jefferson County Judge Foradora at the Rocky Grill Tuesday. Foradora is running for the State Supreme Court.
Brockway Elementary is a Kindness Certified School. Brockway joined over 4000 schools world wide in the 2015 Great Kindess Challenge. Another reasong this is a great school.
Captain McFinn visited Brockway Elementary Friday. The friendly shark passed out hugs and a message of anti-bullying to the primary grades.
May 5, 2015 Grade 5
Pizza Party Winners
Mr. Donati delivered a really big check that will be used to support Brockway Elementary's spring field trips. Everyone was a winner as the school collected more than 10,000 pounds of clothing for the Goodwill. Mrs. Fremer's class collected the most earning a pizza party.