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Thomas Crossroads' School Theme for the 2016/2017 School Year:
"Individualizing Digital Learning"
The Teacher of the Year for 2016-2017
Ms. Christina Luke
How many years have you been teaching? I have been teaching for 24 years
What is your favorite subject to teach? My favorite subject is Reading/Language Arts
What made you decide to become a teacher? I love working with children as they navigate through life, and I always felt that I could make a difference in a child’s life.
What do you love about teaching? I love being able to form nurturing relationships with my students, it makes teaching so much easier for both myself, and my students.
What do you like about Thomas Crossroads? Thomas Crossroads is my family, and home away from home. All staff and teachers are very supportive. In addition, the students at Thomas Crossroads are awesome, bright, and very caring!
What other jobs have you had? Other than teaching, I worked in the banking industry, and an administrative assistance for a private company.
Favorites - Favorite children’s book is The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein
Favorite Color: blue
Favorite Foods: pizza, enchiladas, & seafood.
I also love the beach and traveling to exotic places
Anything else you’d like to tell the students? Thomas Crossroads students are some of the most amazing students that I have met in all my years of teaching. Continue to set high goals for yourself, and never give up on your dreams. “Challenges are what make life interesting, and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful”, Joshua J. Marine
Upcoming Events at TCE:
Monday, May 22, 2017:
4th Grade field trip (in-house) Author, Holl Moulder @ 8:15
Milestones retest for 3rd & 5th grade
Tuesday, May 23, 2017:
Martial Arts 2:30-3:30
Milestones retest for 3rd & 5th grade
Banks Brunch 9:00-11:00
Wednesday, May 24, 2017:
PreK Graduation @ 9:30 (classroom)
Milestones retest for 5th grade
Thursday, May 25, 2017:
KK Graduation @ 9:00 (gym)
5th Grade Graduation @ 10:30 (gym)
1st Grade awards @ 10:30 (classroom)
Friday, May 26, 2017:
Last day of school
4th Grade awards @ 9:00 (gym)
3rd Grade awards @ 10:15 (gym)
2nd Grade awards @ 11:00 (classroom)
Report Cards issued
Since 1990, Camp Invention has taken summer fun and transformed it from ordinary to extraordinary!
In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame,Thomas Crossroads Elementary is pleased to offer the nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program to children entering grades K-6. It’s an exciting, weeklong summer adventure with lessons that explore connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation. Children will work together to seek solutions to real-world problems and sharpen critical 21stcentury learning skills while rotating through several fascinating modules. The week begins on
with Pamela Hendrix serving as Director of the Launch program!
Here is how young innovators will be spending their time:
- Engaging creative thinking to design and build their own duct tape creations
- Experiencing the power of rocket science by building and launching rubber band rockets
- Exploring aerodynamics to blast water rockets made from plastic bottles more than 50 feet in the air
- Taking apart nonworking machines and devices to investigate their inner operations
All activities give participants the opportunity to explore, discover and achieve while having fun!
Local educators will facilitate program modules and enthusiastic high school students will serve as Leadership Interns ensuring that one program team member is in place for every eight children.
Register on or before March 20, 2017 using promo code Discover25 to receive $25 OFF the base price of $225.00.Every registration includes a complimentary Camp Invention t-shirt. Availability is limited, so visit www.campinvention.org or call 800.968.4332 to secure your child’s spot today!
Please visit the following link for information on our PTO (Parent-Teacher-Organization):
“Recommended Reading Lists”?