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  • West Monona Elementary December Students of the Month Grades 3-5: Front row-Marlee Pittet, Brooklyn Hupke, Jacob Grover, Isaac Lawrence, Mark WagnerMiddle row-Makenna Hane, Jersie Lester, Aubrey Yanke, Nadia KepnerBack row-Trever Barclay, Gunther Lyons, Caleb Terry, Kaylee Goslar, Ava Coleman, Kaitlyn RuffcornGrades K-2: Front row-Michael McCall, Kade Potter, Asher Moore, Kinley HoffmanMiddle row-Addalyn Lahr, Bridgette Hupke, Tony Garcia, Tucker Healy, Blazen BeermanBack row-Nicholas Koenigs, Connor Jensen, Hadlie Stanislav, Ayla Leach
    Posted Jan 9, 2017, 9:58 AM by Kristopher Lyons
  • Western Iowa Salon Exhibition Fourteen West Monona High School Art students recently had works accepted in to the Western Iowa Salon Exhibition at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake Iowa! The new year is off to a great start for these talented West Monona students. You can checkout their works, and other student works accepted, by visiting the following URL:
    Posted Jan 6, 2017, 11:54 AM by Kristopher Lyons
  • First Grade Gingerbread Activities Mrs. VanVoorst’s first grade did a gingerbread unit before Christmas break. We did literacy, math, and STEM activities all surrounding the gingerbread theme. We read several versions of the gingerbread man story including-“Gingerbread Baby”, “Gingerbread Boy Loose in the School”, “Gingerbread Friends”, and of course, the original “Gingerbread Man”. Students were able to make their own gingerbread cookies and learned to measure out the ingredients, roll out the dough, and use a cookie cutter. They were delicious! We then made a graph showing which part of the cookie we ate first. We made bridges out of marshmallows and toothpicks for the gingerbread man to get across a river when he tries to escape. These bridges had to be ...
    Posted Dec 27, 2016, 10:28 AM by Kristopher Lyons
  • Elementary November Students of the Month West Monona Elementary November Students of the Month, grades 3-5, went to Miller's Kitchen on November 21 and had delicious pizza from Dan's Pizza. Thanks to both businesses! Students in grades Kdgn.-2 ate lunch together with Mrs. Black. Congratulations to our November Students of the Month! Great job!K-2 students: Back row-Mariah Nichols, Damian Adkins, Montana Jones, Annemarie Bosanek, Georgia Jones, Middle row-Gavin Bryan, Logan Teeters, Keirra Jones, Blake Menish Front row-Jaden Sigler, Addison Griffith, Maverick Goslar Absent-Kaelani SisonGrades 3-5 students: Back row-Devyn Beck, Kacy Miller, Joslin Gaukel, Gabriel McKinley, Lacey Moro Middle row-Justyce Eberhart, Chase Lander, Sydney Carrigan, Kaitlyn Jordan Front row- Gracie Clotfelter, Jaxon Pittet ...
    Posted Dec 5, 2016, 8:23 AM by Kristopher Lyons
  • West Monona Elementary Buddy Bench West Monona Elementary recently received a Buddy Bench. For those of you who don't know what a 'Buddy Bench' is: It's a special bench placed on the playground within a supervised area where the kids are taught that if they want to make or need a friend, are feeling alone or upset they can sit on this special bench, which lets other kids know that they want to play, the bench also encourages older kids to be role models for all kids. The bench encourages everyone to use their spartan star skills. There will be banners in the entrances to the school from the playground. These banners will display the rules of the Buddy Bench. There are 3 ...
    Posted Nov 16, 2016, 5:14 PM by Kristopher Lyons
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