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Ms. Channels’ 2nd graders would like to introduce to you Thomas Jefferson, Joy, Nellie and Snuggles!  This class had the wonderful experience of watching 4 caterpillars transform into beautiful butterflies.  On Thursday morning the class watched as 3 of the…

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10/4/20: Information Regarding the Supreme Court Ruling

Good afternoon Ivywood families – PLEASE READ, IMPORTANT INFORMATION BELOW. The Michigan Supreme Court ruled on Friday regarding Governor Whitmer’s authority to issue or renew executive orders relating to Covid-19 beyond April 30th. We understand that recent Executive Orders and…
Teacher performing experiment with flour and ball


Mrs. Knutsen’s 4th grade class is studying energy in Science right now.  In this demonstration, the class was investigating how speed relates to energy as Mrs. Knutsen dropped a ball and a marshmallow into flour from various heights. Mrs. Knutsen…
Math book and teacher holding Sand Dollar

Sand Dollars

Who knew that you could learn science while doing math?  Well, Mrs. Radziewicz’s kindergartners did just that this week.  While doing a math lesson that involved counting sand dollars, the class learned some quick fun facts about sand dollars.  Did…
Students social distanced and reading outside

Outdoor Reading

This gorgeous Fall weather we are having is perfect for doing so many things outdoors these days.  In fact, it is a perfect time to get outside and read!  Ms. Connell’s 5th grade class took advantage of the beautiful weather…
3rd grade American Flag art

Patriot Day

Mrs. Reinhart’s 3rd graders recently learned about Patriot Day and those who we remember and honor on this day.  The students individually worked on sections of this American flag and each section represents the students as unique individuals.  This flag…
"This is Me" Student self portraits

This is Me

Ms. Channels’ 2nd graders spent part of this week getting to know each other a little better with a “This is Me” project.  The students shared with each other what some of their favorites are: favorite color, book, food, season,…
Kindergarten Student coloring a picture

Art Class

This face says it all!  Mrs. Reeds’ Kindergartners had a fun time in art class this week learning about climate.  After their lesson on climate, the students were tasked with drawing mountains, cold weather elements and items found in warm…
Students wearing sunglasses and masks

Their Future is Bright

What better way to start school on a rainy day, then to make Lego sunglasses!  Mrs. Reinhart’s 3rd graders started their first day of school by putting their creative minds to work in making these fun Lego glasses.  This was…