Pasco School District

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  • Monster Mash Night- Angelou Elementary

    On October 28, 2015, Maya Angelou Elementary students, families, teachers, and community members came together to celebrate learning through games, experiments, and modeled strategies. The school’s Monster Mash Night was intended to help parents understand learning expectations in all content areas at each grade level, as well as equip them with tools and strategies to support their children’s learning at home...

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  • STEMy Tales- Captain Gray STEM Elementary

    In Captain Gray STEM Elementary School’s inaugural year, a special evening event, STEMy Tales, was held for students, parents, and family members. This event combined reading fairy tales and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities...

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  • Science and the Arts Showcase- Chess Elementary

    The “Science and the Arts” showcase was created to allow parents, visitors, and fellow students to see and experience all the learning taking place at Rowena Chess and the great talent our students have. Hallways throughout the school were covered with student artwork, writing, and other displays...

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  • Chiawana Family STEM Night- Chiawana High School

    Chiawana High School’s STEM program held its first family STEM night May 18 in the school’s student mall. Earlier in the year students signed up to join a STEM strand/cohort in which students were blocked together in a science, English, and CTE class for three hours a day...

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  • Dia de los Cientificos Muertos- Curie STEM Elementary

    Curie STEM Elementary School held a “Día de los Científicos Muertos” in November. Students from all grade levels researched and created displays about a famous dead scientist...

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  • Breakfast of Champions- Emerson Elementary

    Emerson Elementary held a Breakfast of Champions on March 30. Families of students in third-sixth grade were invited to attend. The purpose of this event was to inform families of upcoming testing and answer questions about the SBAC, MAP and MSP tests...

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  • Mission: STEMPossible - Franklin STEM Elementary

    Our Mission, as we chose to accept it, was to bring together Rosalind Franklin STEM Elementary students, their families and friends, and the science community for an evening of engaging in science exploration, careers, and fun. Mission was accomplished with great success...

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  • Family Math Morning- Frost Elementary

    Robert Frost Elementary held Family Math Morning on January 13. This was a school-wide event with participation from kindergarten through 6th grade, including Frost family and community members. Frost’s PEAK! Partners, Pasco Kiwanis Club and Apple Valley Dental & Braces, also took part in our event, assisting students with their math games...

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  • Donuts with Dads- Livingston Elementary

    Ruth Livingston Elementary held its first Donuts with Dads event in April. The event was scheduled for the same week as our annual canned food drive and on a “Hanford Friday off,” which we hoped would allow more dads to participate. Students from all grade levels were invited to attend. The purpose of Donuts for Dads was to provide Dads (or other male role models) an opportunity to spend some time at our school in a fun and informal setting...

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  • Family Science Night- Longfellow Elementary

    “What do a floating ghost, balloon rocket, and marshmallows have in common? These and other activities will be taking place at our Family Science Night at Longfellow this coming Tuesday, April 26th from 5-6 pm. Hope you can make it!”

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  • Science, Literacy and Math with Dad- Markham Elementary

    Edwin Markham Elementary School held a Science, Literacy, and Math (SLAM) night from 6-7:30 p.m. on Jan. 21. Students from all grade levels participated in the event and Markham families and community members were invited. SLAM night showcased experiences with science, literacy, and math that students can do with their parents, with a specific focus on involving dads...

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  • Fiction with Family and Friends- McClintock STEM Elementary

    McClintock STEM Elementary held a Fiction with Family and Friends event on Friday, February 12. McClintock opened in the fall of 2015 and the staff and families were excited to organize our school’s first literacy-based event. The purpose of Fiction with Family and Friends was to collect new and lightly used books from students and the community...

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  • McGee C.A.R.E.S- McGee Elementary

    As James McGee Elementary began its 2015-16 school year, the teachers and administrators decided to try a new school-wide behavior plan. The plan is called Positive Behavioral Intervention & Supports, or P.B.I.S. The P.B.I.S. model assumes that students need to be taught desired behaviors and expectations while in school...

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  • MAC WORLD- McLoughlin Middle School

    McLoughlin Middle School put on MAC WORLD, a family night, on March 3. The event brought our families and community members in to celebrate our student’s successes in all academic areas and provided some extracurricular academic fun for students and their families...

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  • RISEing Above- New Horizons High School

    To recognize student success, New Horizons High School holds an awards ceremony/dessert social shortly after each quarter’s grades are posted. This ceremony provides an opportunity to honor students who have worked hard throughout the quarter to earn good grades or who have demonstrated exceptional strength of character...

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  • Communication Calendar- Ochoa Middle School

    A cornerstone of an effective Action Team for Partnership (ATP) is communication, whether that communication is regarding meeting dates and times, activities on the group’s calendar, volunteers for various activities, or even the tasks involved with activities during the year. Communication becomes more complicated when all written and oral communication must be in two languages...

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  • Helping Parents Achieve Communication- Pasco High School

    When I came to Pasco High School as an assistant principal five years ago, one of my assigned responsibilities was to become the Parent Services Coordinator. During my first year as Parent Services Coordinator, I made notes and started analyzing the program as it had been working for the last few years...

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  • Tracking and Sharing Student Goals- Robinson Elementary

    We set goals as a state, district, school, class and student at Virgie Robinson Elementary! Goals give us something to work toward and a sense of accomplishment when they are attained, so we created a building-wide campaign of setting and sharing goals...

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  • Stevens Family STEM Night- Stevens Middle School

    Stevens Middle School ATP hosted a Family STEM night on March 29. Students from all grade levels participated; Stevens’ families and community members were invited to attend. Stevens’ leadership team students worked with Second Harvest to organize more than a thousand pounds of food to give to families at the end of the evening...

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  • Careers, Craftsmanship & Community- Twain Elementary

    Twain’s ATP goal (#4) is to continue to strengthen a climate with our families and community. One way we wanted to improve was to get more men involved in the educational setting. In our first Careers, Craftsmanship & Community in the Classroom event, we partnered with Twain dads/father figures and community members to learn about skill sets and careers within our families and community...

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  • Science and Technology Family Night- Whittier Elementary

    Whittier Elementary School is now implementing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math activities in family events. On February 24, the school held a Science and Technology Family Night to bring students and their family members together to become engineers and apply the new Next Generation Science Standards...

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Last Modified on August 10, 2016
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