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Baby Goats

June 2, 2021
First, we had baby ducks and then this week our students were visited by Mrs. Fox with Missy and Moe, 6-day old baby goats from the Real Life Farm. The kids and staff loved getting to pet and feed them!…

Clay

June 2, 2021
In the Ivywood Art room all our students have been working with clay. The 3rd, 5th and 6th grader students have been busy creating pieces of art that are as unique as each one of them. The students are immensely…

Latin

June 2, 2021
The 6th grade students are starting to wrap up their first year of Latin class.  The class was recently discussing personal verb endings.  Mrs. Severs had the students doing a fun coloring assignment to help them practice a series of verb…

Dean of Students ~ Amanda McLaughlin

June 2, 2021
Ivywood will be adding a Dean of Students for the 2021/2022 school year. We would like to introduce our new Dean of Students, Amanda McLaughlin. Mrs. McLaughlin holds a Bachelor’s in Education from Eastern Michigan University and a Masters in…

Monte Cristo

June 2, 2021
Mr. Warchol has been taking advantage of this beautiful Michigan weather we have been having by taking his 6th grade students outside for Literature class. The students are reading the thrilling adventure, Monte Cristo. As the students read all about…

Ducklings

June 2, 2021
It has been a very egg-citing week at Ivywood this week!  Our ducklings, Eagle, Ivy and Navy, hatched from their eggs and joined us.  Our students have enjoyed taking “field trips” to the school office and outside to meet our…

Art ~ Clay Week

June 2, 2021
  In the Ivywood art room this week, Mrs. Wright invited guest speaker Nate Morgan to the classroom.  Mr. Morgan is a local artist; a Center for Creative Studies graduate with a BFA and University of Michigan MFA. He joined…

Egg-specting

May 17, 2021
It is almost time! Our ducklings should be hatching any day now. There is so much excitement throughout Ivywood around the arrival of our little ducklings. Our ducklings may arrive this weekend and we don’t want to miss a minute…

Simplifying Fractions

May 17, 2021
Simplifying fractions looks easy and pretty when it is presented this way. The 3rd graders in Mr. Bruce’s class have been working on simplifying fractions during Math class which sometimes sounds intimidating, not for these 3rd graders, they have this…

The Water Cycle

May 17, 2021
The students in Mrs. Reinharts’s class have been learning about the water cycle; evaporation, condensation, and precipitation. Part of this lesson focuses on how the water cycle impacts our weather and vegetation. The students then created pictures to show the…