February 17, 2017 Day 1-3

Winter Events @ Salina Free Library

Registering Your Student

Parents As Reading Partners:

Parents as Reading Partners (PARP) is a two-week program which encourages children to read at home with their parents or other adults or older siblings.  We are asking our families to set aside (at least 15 minutes a day, 5 out of 7 days each week) to read together.   This year’s theme is: PIRATES: WE TREASURE READING! We hope that you and your “pirate” ... more >>

Paper Scientist Visits with 5th graders:

Mr. Turley's 5th grade STEM WIN block students were visited by Mr. Chris Haverlock.  Mr. Haverlock is a paper scientist with Albany International who is home for Christmas and agreed to meet with students to grade a project and participate in a question and answer session about math, engineering, and technology.  The students were in pairs of two and each developed their own tissue ... more >>

P2 Strength of Appreciation of Beauty & Excellence:

6th grade Science students started a new project that coincides with the P2 Strength of Appreciation of Beauty & Excellence.  Topics of research included:  Place, Location, Elevation, History and/or Geology, Interesting Facts, and Preservation. 

6th Grade Geologists:

6th grade geologists in Mrs. Horton's Earth Science class ended their Rocks & Minerals unit with a Rock Identification lab.  Students performed a series of tests to determine the identity of a rock.  Tests performed included:  acid reaction, streak/color/luster, magnetism, and electrical conductivity.

Coding Club:

Students are learning to code in the library! What is coding? It is a system of instructions that allow a computer program to run something. Students are using the Tickle program to code Sphero SPRK balls. The codes from the Tickle app tell the SPRK balls to do whatever the students program it to do. The first challenge students completed was the Sphero Bowling Challenge. Students had to ... more >>

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Lyncourt Union Free School District
Mr. James Austin, Superintendent
2707 Court Street
Syracuse, New York 13208