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Science Station: Knowledge

COFFEE CUP RACE CARS ITEMS NEEDED: 2 Disposable Coffee Cups and their Lids 3 Rubber bands Straw Scissors Strong Tape Pencil Paper clip Small Washer Bead DIRECTIONS: 1. Cut a hole in the center of the bottom of your cups 2. Use the tape to fasten the

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Science Station: Honor

EXPLOSION OF COLOR ITEMS NEEDED: Two medium sized plates Q-Tips Dish Soap Milk, Cream, or Elmer’s Glue   DIRECTIONS: 1. Pour the milk, cream, or Elmer’s glue into your first plate. Make sure to pour enough that the bottom is completely covered. Allow the liquid to settle.

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Professor Pontificate’s Experiment: Obedience

Check out this fun experiment with Professor Pontificate! If you want to see how it’s done, check out this month’s video: Science Station: Obedience. Be sure to view the card upside down to see if  you followed the directions correctly!

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Contentment

The Big Idea this month is contentment. Contentment is deciding to be happy with what you’ve got. The Dalai Lama once said: “When you are dis- content, you always want more, more, more. Your desire can never be satisfied. But when you practice contentment, you can say

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Hope, believing that something good can come out of something bad

The Big Idea this month is hope. Hope is believing that something good can come out of something bad. The famous author C.S. Lewis once said: “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” Have you ever known of someone who faced a very hard situation

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February Freebie Winner!

Congratulations to Tiffany Willard and her 4th grade class at Flint Hills Intermediate! They won a party in a box as well as a special visit from Artie. Here’s the winning poem: Our boxes are ready They are decorated with confetti We made them in art And they

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February Big Idea: Cooperation

Cooperation, working together to do more than you can do alone. You may have played a little game where a group of people get in a circle. Then they all turn to the right so they are facing the back of the person next to them. Then

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Put It On Pause

Do you ever find yourself wishing that you could push a rewind button on life? Maybe you said something or did something you wish you hadn’t. It happens. Sometimes we over-react to a situation and lose our temper. Or maybe we just make an unwise choice in

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Can You Find the Need?

Have you ever seen a Highlights magazine? They include fun puzzles that have hidden objects in them. Your job is to find all of the hidden objects. Some are pretty easy to see and others are really hidden. I think about those puzzles when I think about

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Service with a Smile!

Service is lending a hand to help someone else. Congratulations to the following teachers and classes who served others in their school and community this month! Ms Thomason’s 4th grade class from El Paso Elementary in Derby collected socks and other needed items for the Wichita Children’s

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