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Spirit Friday this week was Wacky Tacky Day.
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During a unit on the history of the Cherokee, the original inhabitants and stewards of the land we now call Saluda and Polk County, first grade students in Ms. Rogers’s class made a turtle shell rattle (no actual turtles were used). The students were able to take them to music as accompaniment to Ms. McNeil’s...
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Students enjoyed dressing up as their favorite book characters this week. (Faculty and staff did too!)
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Mrs. Hamilton’s class had a visit from the Candy Corn Bandit! The class had to use clues and predictions to find their missing candy! The candy was found, but no sign of the Candy Corn Bandit. They made ‘WANTED’ signs with various rewards if spotted. 
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Mrs. Fletcher’s 2nd grade class learned about voting ahead of the election. Students learned election day terms,  read two stories about their candidates, and compared their strengths and weaknesses. Students could choose between two presidential candidates: Duck or Grace. Then these educated voters filled out their voter registration cards, compared the candidates, entered the voting booths,...
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Mrs. Rackley’s 5th graders participated in a mask decorating contest this past week. All of the masks are pictured below. The top three masks after faculty and staff voted were created by Megan Trumann, Alyssa Ellison, and Luke Garrison. Megan and Alyssa are pictured wearing their masks.
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PE looks very different this year . . . Mask and water breaks with social distancing and games that require very little contact and sharing of equipment. But, our kids still have PE every day, which is awesome!
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Friday, October 2 was Hat Day at Saluda Elementary School.
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Student pilots in First Grade at Saluda School test out the force needed to get the best motion from a prototype paper airplane. Students are working on building different types of planes and using different types of force for the best flight time (motion). We might need to go “back to the drawing board”. Having...
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