Sunrise Side Chalk Drawing

First Graders learn why Oscoda is called the Sunrise Side by blending their chalk drawings. Each picture was very unique even though we all included Lake Huron and the Sun.

Why isn’t our Compost Cooking?

After tracking the compost in our tumbler for over a month, we are disappointed in the progress we are making.  The temperature inside the tumbler is still 80 degrees.  It is very wet and heavy from the water, food scraps and shredded cardboard we have been adding.  Are there any compost experts out there?  We…

Winter Paintings

All Students have been painting to celebrate this new year in Art Class.  We have been experimenting with water color, tempera paint and finally, FINGERPAINT! Children have enjoyed using a variety of paintbrushes and tools to mix colors.   Cleaning up is a big part of Art class.  Children are responsible to clean up his…

Compost Kids Share

Thank You Kylie Moorehouse for sharing your stuffed animal friend with us.  Kylie loves this animal because it has a mother earth t shirt on.  Her Grandma gave it to her since Kylie is so interested in helping the earth.  She also brought in some egg shells from breakfast to put in our tumbler.  Thanks…

Where to put our compost tumbler?

This week with Compost Kids we have been discussing where to put the Compost Tumbler.  Owen suggested putting it in Mr. Allshouse’s office.  Michael suggested the Art Room and Ty suggested the stage.  We took a vote and the stage won.  Our next step is to ask Mr. Allshouse if we can put it on…

The Thanksgiving Graph

Mrs. Merdzinski is keeping data of how many times the students say Thank You.  She is graphing the data outside the library on the big bulletin board. Today the students help make the dashes to help us read between the tens digit on our graph.   We keep looking at it change every day.  We wonder…

Thanksgiving Dinner Collages

Today, we used paper, glue, markers and colored pencils to show what our Thanksgiving dinner looks like.  We added plates of food and people eating around the table.  We followed number directions to pick up supplies and added good manner words to our conversations.

Planting Tulip Bulbs at Recess

Today the second graders helped the first grade and kindergarten students plant tulip bulbs at recess time.  It is important to plant them 6 inches deep, cover them with compost, and put the right side up.

Composting In The Lunchroom

Today our school began composting in the lunchroom.  Ty Aron was the Lunchroom Leader and he did a great job teaching the younger students what we can put in our school compost pile. His volunteer work was completed by dumping the waste in the compost pile. Keep up the good work!