On Saturday, March 23rd, ninety-three fifth grade orchestra students converged on Matoaka Elementary School to participate in our WJCC Elementary Orchestra Solo Festival. These students performed with great poise, confidence, and musicianship. We are very proud to announce that 17 of these students were from Stonehouse Elementary School and received a Superior rating on their performance. They have been awarded a beautiful medal for their outstanding achievement. Congratulations Stonehouse Orchestra students!
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Stonehouse was privileged to have the Apex Skip-Its perform for our 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students. They traveled all the way from North Carolina to share some of their amazing routines and tricks. They made strong connections to our PE program and jump roping, as well as promoting effort, hard work, and determination. Even some students and teachers got in on the action. Thank you to Mrs. Heath and Mrs. Bruce for organizing the performance.
The following Stonehouse students were recognized at the PTA Reflections Contest at the division level on Thursday night at Jamestown High School. At the primary level, Ava Hairston won Award of Excellence in Literature, Russell Hicks won Honorable Mention in Visual Arts, and Piper Holland won Outstanding Interpretation in Film Production. Piper’s piece placed in the regional competition as well and will now move on to the state level competition! That’s a pretty incredible achievement for a kindergartner; way to go Piper! At the Intermediate level, Mariana Gaten received Award of Excellence in Literature. Congratulations to all of the students who competed in the Reflections contest and best of luck to Piper! You all make us so proud!
December 5, 2018: Stonehouse students in grades 3 – 5 were amazed by Newbery Honor author, Kirby Larson. This Seattle native shared inspiring personal accounts of the writing revision process and her research of American history.
Congratulations to out PTA Reflections winners for 2018:
|Charley Brogan – Award of Merit for Primary Visual Arts|
|Russell Hicks – Award of Excellence for Primary Visual Arts|
|Emerson Gaten – Award of Merit for Primary Literature|
|Ava Hairston – Award of Excellence for Primary Literature|
|Piper Holland – Award of Excellence for Film Production|
|Alicia DeMartine – Award of Merit for Intermediate Literature|
|Mariana Gaten – Award of Excellence for intermediate Literature|
October 25th, Stonehouse participated in this year’s Read for the Record, brought to you by Jumpstart. Read more about the event from their website: https://www.jstart.org/event/read-for-the-record-2018/
Check out some photos of older and younger classes getting together to enjoy literacy!