Today our fourth-grade students presented their Culinating unit projects about the California native Americans. They each became experts on different Native American people's tribe and presented to their families, teachers, and fellow students what they had learned!
5th Grade Study Trip!
Today our fifth-graders went on an amazing study trip to Audubon Canyon and learned about the wildlife and participated in some incredible hiking! Check out the pictures!
The Lions Open the Season with a Roar
Our boys Playworks basketball team had their first game tonight at Downer elementary school vs. the Verde Stars! Our team had great passes, good assists, a lot of rebounds and some successfulbaskets! All in all it was an event packed game and our boys did an excellent job, all the practice really has paid off!
Coach Pete and the Playworks Basketball team is practicing everyday at recess and even through the cloudy chilly weather that we had this week! All because they are perfecting their moves for the first game of the season this Wednesday at 6:10 PM to be held at Downer Elementary School. Please join us in cheering for their hard work - you can also see the attached schedule for future games in the season!
A group of courageous 20 Montalvin scholars and 3 staff members went on an adventure this weekend, they went on a kayak adventure on the Pacific ocean and had a blast! Check out the pictures!
4th Grade Museum Exhibits!
Montalvin fourth graders are researching California Native American tribes. They are preparing their museum exhibits which will be shown on Thursday October 30th. They are learning to reading information, take notes, use technology to research, and work in groups.
Today our students celebrated college day at Montalvin! We celebrated this day by learning about different local and nationwide available to our students. We did career inventories to find out how students can use their likes and turn them into careers and students went on virtual campus tours. To celebrate we also raffled off 3 college T-shirts every hour of the day and enjoyed a delicious barbecue for lunch! All in all, it was an awesome day!
Zumba at Montalvin!!!
Today our parents had Zumba an exercise class before our Coffee Tuesday monthly parent meeting. Thanks to the YES Organization that promotes health and wellness we were able to have Maria, a Zumba instructor come activate our parents with some fun cardio - check out the pictures!
On Saturday, October 4 Montalvin took a study trip to Full Belly Farms in Guinda, CA. It was an incredible opportunity for about 60 students, staff, and community members and all made possible by the generosity of Full Belly Farms and Cliff Bars. We were able to learn about farm life and the amazing organic produce a local California farm has to offer! Our visit coincided with the annual Hoes Down Harvest Festival and we were able to enjoy amazing activities, like how to cook pizza, learning about farm animal life, and making pottery art. All in all we realized all the hard work that goes into producing great vegetables and fruits! Check out all the pictures of the fun we had!