Students at Salem Elementary have taken on the challenge of being and doing something more than expected. They have set their sights to become Super Stars. Each student is given the opportunity to complete a set of goals and if accomplished they receive an award for their efforts. The goals include everything from academics, social, and personal growth. Students, parents and teachers work together to help students reach their goals. The students have all year to earn the reward but these students got it done early. There will be an assembly every month for the students who have accomp
The 5th graders at Salem Elementary have learned a new talent. Starting in October the 5th grade students began learning to play a musical instrument called the recorder. They practiced long and hard and learned to play a variety of music. In December the students put on a spectacular concert for parents and other community members. The 5th grade classes also visited classrooms around the school to share their talent with the other students. They did a great job!
Salem Elementary's annual 5th grade historical wax museum took on a new twist this year as security guards (fifty grade teachers Cary Abegg, Bob Stutz, and Chris Vest) donned security uniforms and carrying flashlights announced that dusk had fallen and all the historical figures came to life on the night of November 19th. The students arose to the task with great costuming, backdrops, props and memorizd blurbs and gave the community and patrons of the school exciting biographical accounts of their lives.
Kool Kids from Salem Elementary are chosen each month for demonstrating exemplary acts of kindness. These students have gone out of their way to serve their classmates and teachers. They have proved themselves to be hard working and dedicated students.
These are the Kool Kids for November 2009: