Balloon Car Challenge
The Middle and High school science classes teamed up to participate in the “Balloon Car Challenge”. The goal, to create a balloon powered racecar for maximum speed and distance. The students incorporated Newton’s Laws of Motion while applying time and distance formulas then converting those into miles per hour ALL while working as a cohesive team! The outcome yielded some amazing Rocket Racers and a few Dragster Duds!
February is Florida School Volunteer Appreciation Month. Cross Creek would like to regognize our Volunteers from the Wags & Tales Program, Ms. Christine Geschwill and Grace.
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Hour of Code
The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. It is organized by Code.org, a public 501c3 non-profit dedicated to expanding participation in computer science by making it available in more schools, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. An unprecedented coalition of partners have come together to support the Hour of Code, too — including Microsoft, Apple, Amazon, Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the College Board.
Ms. Solomon’s H.S. science class recently participated iin a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics.
The results were a success!
SWIM CENTRAL WAS A SPLASH FOR OUR STUDENTS!!!
Elementary classes participated in Swim Central's curriculum-based water safety program this December. The program provides 10 free 30-minute water safety classes over a two-week period, taught by certified water-safety instructors.
Pumpkin Characters created by Ms. Ames, Ms. Duncanson, Ms. Katie, Ms. Minneci, and Ms. Purtic's classes.
Each class chose a character from a book that they had read and created these wonderful pumpkin characters.