Congratulations to third grader Soren Martin. He recently received a perfect score in the last of three meets for this year’s WordMasters Challenge™—a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 150,000 . . .
Week of May 11th begins STUTTERING AWARENESS WEEK Stuttering is a complex disorder that touches up to 70 million people around the world and more than 3 million in the U.S. alone. 2% of the population stutters. Did you . . .
“Since 2007 more than 391,000 fourth graders, all across America rolled up their sleeves and planted a tree. This helped revitalize a remarkable idea, Arbor Day at school. These students have become members . . .
Illinois History Comes Alive! This year our fourth graders took a step back in time to make history come alive. After students learned about writing research reports through the study of Abraham . . .
Readers’ Choice Awards The Library Resource Center at Schiesher Elementary School announced this year’s winners for the Readers’ Choice Awards. Students in Kindergarten and 3rd grade got to vote for . . .
S.C.A.R.C.E Visits 4th Grade On March 4th the fourth grade students took time out from learning reading, writing, and arithmetic to learn about the 3R’s: reduce, reuse, or recycle by . . .
Mystery Shop At Schiesher School we are always solving mysteries. We put our mighty brains together to solve the Mystery Shop’s riddle. Our riddle was to solve what was in Pandora’s Box. We put a series . . .
Women’s History Month, March 2015 The Schiesher LRC is celebrating Women’s History Month in March. Come visit us to see our informational bulletin boards on influential women in America’s history. . . .
Monarch Booktalk Celebration News 2/13/2015 On Friday, February 13th, the 3rd Grade students at Schiesher Elementary School celebrated the Monarch Book Award with booktalks. A booktalk is a short talk about a . . .
Abe Lincoln Visits 4th Grade On February 11th, President Abraham Lincoln visited 4th Grade at Schiesher Elementary School. In the Library Resource Center students and teachers gathered to hear about the life of . . .
Bluestem Presentation Lisle Library 12/3/2014 On Wednesday, December 3rd, the 4th Grade attended a presentation given by Kerry Devitt, Elementary School Coordinator with the Lisle Library District. This informational . . .
Mrs. Sutton’s Class Goes Global By Anna Gallaway, Mikkel Peterson-Byrd, Brianna Urban, Abby Zellak Global Read Aloud: Global Read Aloud 2014 connects over 300,000 students from . . .
Lisle Library Research Presentation On Monday, November 24th, the 4th grade had a Reading Celebration Ceremony. Readers from the whole grade level were awarded with certificates and were able to choose free books and . . .
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On Saturday, November 15th, the Lisle Public Library hosted their annual Lisle Lit Fest. The Lit Fest is a literary festival that featured different events throughout the day. First, there was a local author presentation and discussion. . . .
4 th Graders Tour the United States! After studying Illinois, the 4 th grade classes at Schiesher were given the opportunity to learn more about the United States of America. Each student was able to select a state from one of . . .
October is Down Syndrome Awareness month. Down Syndrome Awareness Month is a time to spread awareness, and inclusion. The students and staff at Schiesher Elementary School wore blue and yellow, the colors on the Down Syndrome . . .
Digging up Dino’s!!! By: Matty L. and Carolina C. This fall, the third grade classrooms became museums for 66 million year old dinosaurs. The museums included: T-Rex, Triceratops, . . .
The Field Museum By Anika M. and Matthew K. To kick off the dinosaur unit, the whole third grade went to the Field Museum. At the Field Museum, there were a lot of exhibits like Sue the T-rex, The Underground . . .
Camp Manitoqua By: Haley Cassells & Catherine Hoscheidt Edited by Mrs. Lapham Recently Schiesher Elementary students got to spend a whole day at a learning camp called Camp . . .
Schiesher School Welcomes Second Step Program by Laurel Collinet, Social Work Intern Making friends, managing emotions, and solving problems— After significant time and research, the Social/Emotional . . .
We had a surprise visit from the Chick-Fil-A cow on Tuesday, September 30 th ! Our morning kindergarten class (Marcucci AM) had the most family participants at the Chick-Fil-A fundraiser a few weeks ago. The cow came to congratulate us and . . .
Schiesher Elementary School Read to the Top Challenge Schiesher Elementary School has started a new reading goal for our students. It is called the Read to the Top Challenge , and it encourages each grade level to . . .
Fourth Grade Prairie Field Trip 2014 “I am a tall fourth grader and the tops of the prairie grass were hanging over my head.” “Some of our faces lit up with fear when the guide told us we would . . .
Twitter has flown into classrooms at Tate Woods and Schiesher! Many teachers have created Twitter accounts and with a only few clicks, use them to update parents on classroom learning and events. Teachers . . .