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Students participate in 1st annual 4th grade trip to the Cincinnati Art Museum
On October 12, students participated in the first annual 4th grade trip to the Cincinnati Art Museum. At the museum, 10 groups of 15 students were led throughout the museum by docents where they learned about art, history, language and cultures from around the world.
Each group saw collections from all over the planet, including Africa where groups of students connected instantly by locating Sierra Leone on the map and telling the docents all about the schools that are being built there with help from Wyoming students!
First Zero Waste Lunch of the year reduced waste and recycling by 45%
The first Zero Waste Lunch (ZWL) of the year was a fantastic success! In total, all three primary schools reduced landfill waste and recycling by 45%!
Parents, students and staff kept 43 pounds of trash out of the earth on October 4th compared to what was sent on the Thursday of the previous week. This is a record decrease by 8 pounds since ZWLs started last year! Mark your calendar: The next Zero Waste Lunch is scheduled for December 13th.
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Help Vermont School 3rd grade students learn about world cultures in Wyoming!
Vermont School 3rd grade classes are building an exhibit on World Cultures in Wyoming. They need your help to identify how residents of the City of Wyoming celebrate cultural traditions from beyond our country’s borders. Please use this survey to let us know what cultures you celebrate and how: https://form.jotform.com/82706408726158
This brief survey could take just a couple minutes of your time (depending on how much information you choose share).The survey allows for entering multiple cultures; please complete the fields for one culture at a time. The survey will be open until Tuesday, Oct. 9.
Thank you so much for helping our students learn more about their community!
Another amazing Wyoming Primary Schools Harvest Fest!
More than 600 community members gathered for the annual Primary Schools Harvest Fest. One hundred sixty-five (165) student and adult volunteers served around 200 pounds of pasta, 800 cups of chili made from 480 tomatoes and other veggies from the primary gardens. The event, along with t-shirt sales and the Spring Plant Sale, brought in more than $7,000 for phase 2 of construction of the new school in Sierra Leone. This is the second school that is being constructed through funding from this Wyoming Primary School Project.
This year-round project starts when students and teachers decide the menu for the community dinner the previous January. Gardens are planted with the produce needed for the menu and student tend the crops throughout the year until harvest.
The lead up to the 2018 Harvest Fest included celebrations at each Primary School with costumes, water balloons, dancing, and some scooter races with special guests.
September 11, 2018
Each Wyoming Primary School observed Patriot Day this morning by raising the flag, particpating in a moment of silence and singing songs together. Thank you for the Wyoming Police Department Color Guard for presenting the flag at Vermont School today. The Wyoming Police Department Color Guard presents the flag at a different primary school each Patriot Day on a