Black History Reading Series comes to DJM

Black History Reading Series

 

Black History Reading Series comes to DJM

A  BIG thank you to members of:
-W&M’s Nu Chi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

-W&M’s Black Law Student Association

-W&M’s Kappa Pi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

-W&M’s Mu Upsilon Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

-W&M’s Alpha Delta Sigma Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

-W&M’s Xi Theta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

-Christopher Newport University’s Xi Theta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

for visiting DJ Montague to share their love of learning, reading, and important figures in Black History.

100th Day of School

DJ Montague Celebrates the 100th Day of School!

100th Day of School

 

Students took part in a variety of activities to celebrate 100 days of school on February 19th. Students have grown so much and we can’t wait to see where the rest of the year takes us!

5th Graders create Valentine's Day boxes.

5th Graders Participate in a Valentine’s Day Decorating Contest

5th Graders create Valentine's Day boxes.

Fifth Graders showed their creativity last week while decorating Valentine’s Day boxes. So impressed with all the great ideas.

Screening for Gifted Students

The Williamsburg-James City County Program for Gifted Students provides services for formally identified gifted students in grades K-12.  Screening for rising 5th grade students will begin in February.  Referrals can be made by a parent, teacher, other staff member, or self.  Referred 4th grade students will be screened for eligibility for gifted language arts, and/or mathematics, (6th grade math curriculum during 5th grade), or enrichment.  If you are interested in learning more about this program, would like to discuss your child and the assessment process, or would like to receive a referral form, please contact Kara O’Grady, Gifted Resource Teacher at kara.ogrady@wjccschools.org.

Hour of Code and MORE!

"Let's Code!"

During the month of December students took part in the Hour of Code, a worldwide event that promotes coding in each and every classroom. Millions of students completed a variety of different coding activities and learned a little bit about what it takes to use coding in the real world.

Want to continue the coding journey? Head to the Hour of Code website to get started.

https://hourofcode.com/us/learn

Looking for apps to download? The following are all good places to start.

Scratch/Scratch Jr.

Tynker

Kodable

Foos

Still need more? Click on this Symbaloo with dozens of coding activities to choose from.

Hour of Code Symbaloo

Please see Mrs. Mabe if you have any questions.

DJ Students use Breakout Boxes funded by the WJCC Schools Foundation to think critically and work as a team.

Breakout Boxes

DJ Students use Breakout Boxes funded by the WJCC Schools Foundation to think critically and work as a team.

 

Thank you to the WJCC Schools Foundation for funding the Breakout Boxes at DJ Montague. What a wonderful tool to encourage critical thinking, problem solving, cooperation, and get students excited about learning.

Students at DJM participated in Mix It Up Day at lunch today, Oct. 31st.

Mix It Up Day at DJM!

Students at DJM participated in Mix It Up Day at lunch today, Oct. 31st.

Students at DJ Montague participated in Mix It Up Day at lunch on October 31st! This is a national event that encourages students to make new friends at lunch, sit with someone new and different. Students get the opportunity to meet new people, celebrate differences, and enjoy a conversation and meal with someone new.

Look at all the smiling faces as we made new friends!!

DJM celebrates Unity Day 2018 by wearing orange!

Unity Day!

DJM celebrates Unity Day 2018 by wearing orange!

Occasion for the Arts Saturday and Sunday 10-5.

Occasion for the Arts

Occasion for the Arts Saturday and Sunday 10-5.

We hope you can make it this weekend to the Occasion for the Arts in Colonial Williamsburg. DJ student’s artwork will be on display Saturday, Oct. 6th and Sunday, Oct. 7th from 10-5 in the Student Tent. A big “THANK YOU” to Mrs. Forget for all her hard work and to the students for their beautiful artwork.