360 Cedar Street
Duncan Falls, OH 43734
Philo Junior High School
Terra Nova testing took place this week.
Mr. Hansel, Technology Director, visited all DFE classrooms this week to present lesson on cyber-bullying. Lesson included a short video, discussion and age-appropriate activity.
This week in first grade, the ABC Countdown to summer activities included: P: Pajama Day, Q: Quiz Day (students quizzed on sight words and math facts), R: Race Day (trip to the track to compete in various races), S: Summer Birthdays (Celebration of all summer birthdays), T: Techno Dance Day (dancing the day away).
Fourth graders enjoyed an assembly from a speaker about Prospect Place, a destination for an upcoming field trip. They also enjoyed a trip to the movies this week to watch “The Wizard of Oz”.Mrs. Roe’s class is learning about fiction and non-fiction.
Mrs. Roe’s and Mrs. Reed’s classes visited the fire station.
Mrs. Scott’s class walked to Campbell's Market, the post office, and Citizen's National Bank
Mr. Stutes’ class enjoyed a pizza party on Wednesday for raising the most money for Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake fundraiser.
Delaney Mock, second grader at DFE, received 2nd place in the 2014 Image Engineering Coloring Contest. Franklin County Chapter members gave presentations to second grade students at 15 schools across the FCC area this winter. The presentations, which take between 30 and 60 minutes, included reading a book, “Not All Engineers Drive Trains”. Presenters talk about what engineers do, the importance of the field of engineering to the safety and welfare of the public, what it takes to be an engineer, and what it means to be a licensed Professional Engineer. Great job Delaney!!
Projects: 5th graders are educating the school on various syndromes. Students chose a syndrome to research. They found causes, symptoms, and features of the syndrome and used the information to create a bulletin board.
5th grade made over $2200 for the Cystic Fibrosis fundraiser! The students sold t-shirts and raised the money to send in for CF research.
Career Week: This week 5th graders enjoyed visitors for Career Week. Some of the presenters included: Shawn Sprankle-FedEx, Kristen Dickson Miller-Cancer Care Nurse, Bill (Justice Mullins Grandfather)- Forklift Operator; Bill Thomas-Apple Orchard, Jamie Stoneburner- Realtor, Erica Unger-Dr.’s Office, Leah Rolling-Teacher, Stephanie Parril-Nurse, Barry McElfresh-AEP, Jeff Berry- Game and Wildlife Office, Jamie Williams-Judge, Joe Shaffer-RN/Professor, Tony Angelo-Deputy, Vic VanMeter-Hospital Administrator, Amy Wright-RN, Tiffany Tilton, Lori Fravel, Sam Smith, Mike Busse, Cole Dobenspeck, Beth Shook, and Crystal Kinder. Other presenters may be listed next week.