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Lunar New Year2019 in Third Grade

Written by Janna O. (5th Grade Student Reporter) Interview with Mrs. Moran-Alley about the Chinese Lunar New Year  Janna: Did teachers choose this new unit or does it have to go according to each grade? Mrs. Alley: Yes, it does go according to each and every grade. Janna: How do teachers know about the Lunar New Year? Mrs. Alley: The teachers read about the Lunar […]

New Teacher of the Year Award

Congratulations to Emma Zahren-Newman who is Matoaka’s first recipient of WJCC New Teacher of the Year Award. As the oldest of 9, Emma Zahren-Newman has been working with kids her whole life. She is delighted to be teaching 3rd grade at Matoaka Elementary School where she brings together discovery, understanding, play, and respect. Emma is […]

Fitness Testing in March is Fun with Mrs. Gibson

During the month of March 4th and 5th grade students will participating in their second round of fitness testing for the year. Goals have been set based off of fall scores and students are gearing up to match or beat their previous scores improving their fitness! Mrs. Gibson has given them a little extra encouragement […]