Solar Ovens with Mrs. Nowak & Mr. Misch

Blog by Mr. Misch: Today Mrs. Nowak’s students learned about thermal insulators and energy by constructing and lining solar ovens. The ambient temperature at 11:00 A.M. was 64 degrees Fahrenheit, and after thirty minutes in the sun the warmest solar oven hit 104 degrees Fahrenheit. The items we put in the ovens were chocolate, marshmallows, […]

FHES Garden: Us vs. Weeds!

Blog by Mr. Misch: What a spectacular day of weeding. A special thanks to all of those teachers and students who made it out to work in the garden today: Miss Murphy’s class; Mrs. Mukherjee’s class, Miss Brosnan’s class, and Miss Laman-Maharg’s class. Many hands to indeed make light work! The Swiss chard and parsley […]

Miss Steiner’s Class: Elephant Catchers with Mr. Misch!

Blog by Mr. Misch: This week, kindergarten students from Mrs. Steiner’s class used their creativity and critical thinking to create “elephant-catchers.” Apparently these elephants are very small and can be caught with traps made from simple office supplies. Notice all of the different innovative ideas and the intense focus displayed by Mrs. Steiner’s students. Those elephants […]

Mrs. Johnston’s Class: Elephant Catchers with Mr. Misch!

Blog by Mr. Misch: This week kindergarten students from Mrs. Johnston’s  class used their creativity and critical thinking to create “elephant-catchers.” Apparently these elephants are very small and can be caught with traps made from simple office supplies. Notice all of the different innovative ideas and the intense focus displayed by Mrs. Johnston’s students. Those […]

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