Linear Measures

First graders are busy exploring linear units of measurement.  Selecting the appropriate tool, students continue to measure objects throughout the classroom.  We are determining when

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Rain Forest

This morning students were introduced to the second world biome we will study, the rain forest, through  If I Ran the Rain Forest from The Cat

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First graders are now learning dipthongs or vowel phonemes in spelling.  This week’s word lists contain all words with the “oo” pattern.  Students selected 5

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Arctic Tundra Mural

Can you spot the arctic animals?  First graders created a mural of the arctic tundra in art this week.  It is proudly displayed in the

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Walk to Cure Diabetes

Fourth graders at The Summit have chosen the Springfield 2012 Walk to Cure Diabetes as an upcoming project.  Our team name is The Summit Eagles Diabetes Destroyers. We have a

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Canada Guest Speaker

Guest speaker and Summit faculty member Christie Bowerman shared a PowerPoint presentation with the first grade today all about Canada. Her photos and stories highlighted

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LAD Fair Results

Congratulations first graders!  We had a great showing at this year’s LAD Fair.  Summit first grade results are listed below.  Additional information can be found

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Spelling Review

This week, in spelling students had the option to chose to review either past words, past challenging patterns, sight words, high frequency words, or topic

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First grade students have begun their study of animal classifications by learning all about mammals.  We have found that mammals are vertebrates, have lungs, breathe

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