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January 23, 2017 Weekly Newsletter

What's happening this week at Erie Elementary?

  • I Am Here! Campaign. Big awards for grade level with the highest attendance!
  • Order your yearbook!
  • Nominate your favorite teacher for an Encore Award!

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January 13, 2017 Weekly Newsletter

Take a peek at what is happening at Erie Elementary this week!

  • Nominate your favorite treacher for the Encore Award!
  • What to do when your child has a fever.
  • Colorado Avalanche Fundraiser!

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Erie Elementary celebrating its 50th anniversary

A lot has changed since Charlie Garcia started teaching 40 years ago at Erie Elementary School, from technology to clothes styles to teaching methods.

But wasn't hasn't changed, the fourth-grade teacher said, is the kids and their families' support for the school.

I Teach Because...

Think back to when you were a student, back-to-school shopping, finding your classroom, and the exciting lessons that would soon fill your day. The first day of school jitters that were calmed by the friendly, welcoming face, and celebrating the “ah ha” moments when you finally figured out how to solve the problem. Then there was the time in kindergarten, when you went to the restroom but couldn’t remember the way back to your classroom. As panic set in, that friendly face walked around the corner and they knew exactly where your classroom was.

Astronaut visits Erie students with Space Foundation program

Two years ago, after becoming a teacher liaison for The Space Foundation, Kristina Stem vowed to bring an astronaut to Erie Elementary School — and this week she delivered.

Former astronaut Leroy Chiao wowed Erie Elementary students Wednesday with anecdotes about eating and showering at the International Space Station.

Chiao has been to space four times during his career, including a six-month stint as commander of the Space Station.

Space Foundation to Bring NASA Astronaut and STEM Education Program to St. Vrain Valley Schools

The Space Foundation is taking its Space in the Community STEM education program to St. Vrain Valley Schools in February.

Former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao, Ph.D., will share his experiences in space with students at several St. Vrain Valley Schools in Erie and Longmont, Colo., and will also join a panel discussion for a free public presentation and Star Party on Feb. 17 at Erie High School.

STEM Night is Coming Feb 25

On Feb 25, 2015, We will be having some great things to do on our STEM expo night.

Engineering and Dadisms - the E in STEM isn't as silent as you thought!

It's National Engineering Week.  As the STEM Coordinator at Erie Elementary, I wanted to highlight different aspect of the Engineering Process in an effort to show how engineering is not just building.  It is a part of our teachers' everyday skill set.  All of us engineer more than we realize!

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Engineering and Dadisms

 

Engineering and the Wondertwins - the E in STEM isn't as silent as you thought!

It's National Engineering Week.  As the STEM Coordinator at Erie Elementary, I wanted to hightlight different aspects of the Engineering Process in an effort to show how engineering is not just building stuff.  It is a part of our teacher's everyday skill set.  All of us engineer more than we realize!

 

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Wondertwin powers activate!  Form of....  an IDEA!

 

That's what I think of when I hear the word 'ideate.'

 

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