There is always something of interest going on in our Elementary wing, where we have five separate classrooms ranging from Kindergarten to 8th grade. Lots of fun, lots of learning...keep updated right here.
Two teams from Midland's 7th and 8th class competed in the We the People state competition at Kansas State University on Friday, April 8. The teams presented a four minute essay based on questions about the U.S. Constitution to a panel of judges. The judges then had ten minutes to ask follow-up questions that the teams had not heard until the day of the competition. Six other schools from Kansas also competed in the competition.
Julia Rockufeler, Camron Miranda, Kayleigh Elsey, Owen Cowan, and Kiki Kilanko presented their essay and answered questions about free speech rights in the first amendment. Melanie Wilde, Kaitlyn Skinner, Addie Rincon, and Maecy Keller presented their essay and answered questions about the role of political parties in the U.S. Kiki, Addie, and Maecy were unable to attend the state competition, but did compete in an earlier competition held at Midland.
The competitions are the culmination of a sixteen week process of study, research, writing, editing, and presenting. Congratulations to both teams!
Mrs. Prosser says that all of her 1st graders are turning into readers - here's some proof!