Entries by Stephanie Carroll

It’s National Teacher Appreciation Week! (May 5-11)

This week is the nationally recognized Teacher Appreciation Week!  Our wonderful teachers care so much for your little Patriots and work very hard each day to create lifelong learners.  Join us in taking a minute or two this week to thank them for all they do!  We are so grateful for the amazing group of […]

Mattey’s Garden Turns 20!

Mattey’s Garden celebrated its 20th birthday with lots of cool activities! Our PTA provided rocks from Coleman’s Nursery for all of our classes to paint positive phrases and garden pictures on. The First Grade classes hosted families in the garden during where Mrs. Louann Martin read The Three Sisters to classes to teach about the […]

Virginia Symphony Orchestra Visits MW!

The Williamsburg arm of the Virginia Symphony Society provided three VSO musicians for a day of masterclasses and demonstrations for Kindergarten, 1st, and 5th graders. We had Rachel Ordaz (flute), Rodney Martell (trombone), and Mitch Gribbroek (percussion) from the VSO play for us today. They worked with our band students to develop characteristic tone on […]

NASA Visits Ms. Lindquist’s Class!

Mr. Robert DeCoursey from NASA came to share with Ms. Lindquist’s first graders all about the Orion spacecraft. We learned about the crew module where astronauts will live, work, and control the spaceship; the service module that provides the power, air, and water for the crew; and the safety systems for launches. Students loved seeing […]

First Grade Visits WRL!

The first grade classes went to the Williamsburg Regional Library on April 11 for a tour, story time, library matching game, and a movie on Pocahontas (first grade Famous Virginian, SOL). First graders also had the opportunity to get their very own WRL library card! We have great community partners! Thanks WRL!

Blaze Fundraiser: April 23rd (5:30-8:30pm)!

Join us for another fun-filled night of support for our fabulous PTA at Blaze Pizza Newtown (5134 Main Street) on Tuesday, April 23rd from 5:30-8:30 p.m.!  Bring the flyer below or show it on your phone in order for our PTA to receive 20% of the proceeds back for our school.  We hope to see you all […]

All Virginia Elementary Chorus in Harrisonburg!

This past Saturday, April 6th in Harrisonburg VA, Makenzie Pesante, Gracie Aleska, Aubrey Pecota, and Taylor Anne Mason (all fifth graders) participated in the 14th Annual All-Virginia Elementary Chorus. Thanks to a grant from our FABULOUS PTA, all four students had their music, lunch, t-shirts, and registration paid for them. We had 12 students audition, […]