ENRICHMENT at GES
Students attend music class weekly with our consultant from Art and Soul Music. They will be learning songs, rhythms, genres, and more. 3rd grade will be learning the recorder and 4th and 5th grade students will learn to play the ukulele.
Schools of Hope is an Early Grade Reading Initiative that helps children build the critical reading skills needed to succeed in school and life. Through Schools of Hope, we recruit, train and place community volunteers in the schools. The tutor works one-on-one with Kindergarten through third grade students during the school day to supplement the work they are doing in the classroom. Check in the office for 2019-20 schedule. Click here for more information.
Students participate in art lessons twice a month with our consultant from Art and Soul. A variety of art modalities are covered and lessons are integrated with thematic curriculum at each grade level. Our consultant's expertise in art and gentle manner with the students help all students feel successful in art.
Students dance at all levels to choreographed moves with experienced and energetic teacher, Monserrat Archila. Students have fun moving to modern pop and Latin music while exercising- a win, win!
Mr. Bradski will be returning with new and exciting hands-on science lessons and projects once a month. These lessons are aligned with Common Core Standards, designed to enrich curriculum taught in class. Mr. Bradski’s engaging lessons make this enrichment program a favorite for all GES students.
Students in 4th and 5th grade who demonstrate good citizenship, have ideas to improve our school, think of themselves as leaders or like to work in a team, should consider Student Leadership with Mrs. Sloan & Mrs. Rennie. Meetings are once a week at lunch. .
Garden classes are held weekly. Ms Tracy Petersen is our garden teacher. Students learn about nutrition, life cycles, and basic gardening. We will need help periodically with weeding and garden maintenance. If you can help, please contact Ms. Petersen at firstname.lastname@example.org Help wit.