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Wiley Second Graders Get Crafty

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The second graders at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School showed off their crafty sides prior to winter recess. To get ready for the holiday season, the students created and decorated holiday crafts to take home. The second graders made reindeers and even designed their own ornaments.

Wiley Students Show Off Opinion Pieces

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Would you rather live in a hut or a castle? After reading “The Fisherman and His Wife,” Mrs. Oquendo’s second grade remote students at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School designed Jamboards to respond to the question.

Holiday Artists at SEW

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The student-artists at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School have been busy this December. The kindergarten students created abstract holiday trees during the art classes with Ms. Daly. The fourth graders learned about perspective and incorporated Vincent Van Gogh's “Starry Night” into the sky of their winter landscape.

Wiley First Graders Write Works About Gratitude

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The first grade remote learning students in Ms. Gomez's class at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School have been reading books about gratitude. They have been practicing writing sentences with capitals, spacing and periods. After brainstorming the things for which they were the most thankful, the first graders wrote complete sentences and included a detailed and color-filled illustration to match. Their work is printed and displayed outside their classroom for their peers to see.

Mindfulness Matters for Wiley Students

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Students in Mrs. Trotta’s class at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School ventured outside for a mindful nature walk. Being mindful helps to improve attention and focusing skills. They closely listened to sounds they heard around them, and noticed the crisp feel of the air, all while staying present in the moment. Students were asked to collect leaves and examine the feel, texture and unique design of each leaf with a purposeful intention.