To help celebrate finishing their year end testing fifth-grade students enjoyed a fun camp-out day! One of the favorite activities of the day was the singing campfire songs by the "campfire" while Mrs. Terri Jensen played her guitar. Another activity the students enjoyed was eating smores. What a fun way to celebrate completing testing and the end of the school year!
As a learning experience for social studies, Brockbank second-graders were assigned to do an oral report for their class. They chose either an animal or continent, did research on that animal or place, and then did a report on it. The students did a really good job preparing and giving their reports to the class. Parents and grandparents were invited to come and listen to their student give their report. Some of the students brought live animals to class.It was a great learning experience!
May 22, a representative from Huntsman's Cancer Foundation came to Brockbank to receive a check raised from the school's "penny war" where students raised money to help fight cancer. Sixth-grade student council members motivated students to bring in their pocket change to help this great cause. Brockbank Elementary donated enough money to receive 3 bricks. Each brick cost $350, Huntsman will engrave, "Brockbank Elementary" on the bricks and they will be put on the "Walk of Hope" a brick path being built between the Huntsman Cancer Institute and Huntsman Cancer Hospital.
May 22, Mr. Gene Colledge representing the Kiwanis Club came to Brockbank to award 6 sixth-graders the Terrific Kid Award. Terrific is an acronym that stands for Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Respectful, Responsible, Inclusive, Friendly, Inquisitive and Capable. Students representing this qualities are chosen for this honor by their
Thursday, May 17, Brockbank Elementary held graduation for all sixth-graders advancing to Junior High School. Family and friends were invited to join the students in a fun evening. To start off students shared their singing talents, after which each student was introduced by their teacher and given his/her diploma. Each of the sixth-graders told the audience a favorite memory from sixth-grade. Many of the students began attending Brockbank in kindergarten, and have many happy and fun experiences at our school.
May 17, Brockbank third-graders were finally able to attend and compete in their first Hershey Track Meet. it was originally scheduled for May 1, but was rained out. Third grade students worked really hard getting ready and did a great job competing. Several students placed in the top spots and everyone had a great time! Morley Bennett placed 1st in the boys 50 meter run and also in the 100 meter run. Trinity Benson placed 1st in the girls 50 meter run and 2nd place in the 100