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Families made picture frames during the Camp Read-A-Lot event.
A student gets a book autographed by a children's author.
Lee students create stop-animation films in Makerspace.
Students use technology in MakerSpace.
Lee students braide t-shirts into dog toys for the animal shelter.
Books written in Spanish and English were added to the TK Lee Library.
Lee students work on stop-animation films in Makerspace.
Elementary students learn to swim as part of their regular physical education classes.
Consumers Energy helped Lee Elementary purchase Spheros.
Lee students collaborate on a project.
Lee students learn about rhythm using plastic buckets as drums.
Lee students build their own communities in Makerspace.
Lee students enjoy working on projects on their laptops.
Lee PE teacher, JoAnne Desy, organizes her last Jump Rope for Heart event.
Lee students enjoy library time.

Events

2nd grade to Recycling Center
Date: 5/1/2018, 9:30 AM 12:30 PM
Special Person Day 3rd grade
Date: 5/10/2018, 2 PM 3 PM
Special Person Day 2nd Grade
Date: 5/11/2018, 2 PM 3 PM
3rd grade to Agriculture Awareness Day
Date: 5/17/2018, 9 AM 2:20 PM
Location: Barry County Fairgrounds
3rd grade to Gilmore Car Museum
Date: 5/23/2018, 9:15 AM 2 PM

TK News

Lee Students Inspired to Help Furry Friends

Elliot DeVries (l) and Liam Lietz show off the braided chew toy they made.

Inspired by texts from a pilot program called "Reading Street," Lee Elementary students in Nathan Fischer's class felt the need to help out their community in some way. They decided to focus on their furry friends in the community, so they contacted the Barry County Animal Shelter to see how they could help.

Jump Rope for Heart is Another Success

Lee students jumped throughout the day in the annual Jump Rope for Heart event.

With a heart shaved into the hair on the back of her neck and hearts decorating her shoes, JoAnne Desy led her last Lee Elementary Jump rope for Heart event and the school raised a record $30,634 for the American Heart Association.

It Draws, It Spells, It Colors, at Touch of a Tablet

Leah Smith tried her hand at driving the Sphero, a remote-controlled robotic ball, via her iPad.

Moving at lightning speed, second-grader Logan Shank beat his teammates Exley Roon and Emma Bowman to the Sphero, a miniature robotic orb, effectively becoming the leader of the assigned group of three. Tapping twice, Logan woke the sleeping Sphero, which dramatically snapped to life flashing strobe-like until it connected with his iPad via Bluetooth.

Lee OM Team Competes at Regionals

Lee Elementary's Odyssey of the Mind team competes at regionals.

Lee Elementary sent one Odyssey of the Mind team to the regional competition. The team did very well and gained valuable experience. Primary teams are not eligible to advance to the state finals.

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