updated: Mar 11, 2013, 6:37 PM
Source: Unified School District
News from the Santa Barbara Unified School District
Monday, March 11, 2013
Roosevelt Students Delve Into Science
Roosevelt Elementary School held its annual Science Fair on Thursday evening,
March 7. There were over 150 student entries that showcased students' research
on a wide variety of science topics. Physics, robotics, botany,
chemistry,astronomy and biology were among the most popular presentations. All
fifth and sixth graders participated. A number of students in grades K-4 also
had entries in the fair. On Friday, each class had time to visit the Roosevelt
Science Fair and discuss the scientific work of their peers.
Teachers Honored at Grant Recognition Dinner
On Tuesday, March 5, several teachers in our district were honored at the Santa
Barbara County Education Office annual Grant Recognition Dinner. Congratulations
go out to:
CURRICULUM PROJECT GRANTS
Russell Granger, San Marcos High School, "Creating Your Own Usable Energy from
Water, Wind, Sun, or Algae"
Valerie Lent, Dos Pueblos High School, "Short Stories or Nouvelles?"
Ermila Moodley, Roosevelt Elementary School, "Greek Heroes, Write On!"
CARE FOR OUR EARTH GRANTS
Steve Criley, Cleveland Elementary School, "Save the Sea from Debris!"
Nathalie Ireland, Carolyn McQuay, and Lauren Thal, Franklin Elementary School,
"Replace the Waste"
Lee Ann Knodel, Santa Barbara High School, "Bici-Central"
Meredith Llewellyn, McKinley Elementary School, "The Nurdle Hurdle"
TEACHER INNOVATION GRANTS
Russell Granger, San Marcos High School, "Yamaha Electric Project"
iCAN Art Show and Mural Celebration at McKinley
McKinley Elementary School's auditorium will be aglow with color on Wednesday,
March 20, from 5:00-7:00 p.m., when the Incredible Children's Art Network (iCAN)
kicks off an art show and mural unveiling. Each McKinley student will have a
unique piece of artwork on display. Families, friends, and community partners
are invited to attend and honor the creative accomplishments of these talented
The McKinley iCAN program operates under the direction of teaching artist Angela
Lang and art assistant Tiffany Strawn.
McKinley School is located at 350 Loma Alta Drive, on the Mesa.
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