Patch spoke with some Shady Side students about their school day.
Shady Side Elementary School
Monday, May 20, 2013
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-5th District) thanked Shady Side fifth-graders who raised $1,611 for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
Shady Side fifth-graders walked across the street to Discovery Village on Monday afternoon to present a check worth $1,611 to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF). The students created and sold Chesapeake Bay-themed postcards to raise money for the CBF and were recognized by U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-5th District) for their efforts Monday afternoon along the water. After participating in an oyster restoration project at Discovery Village earlier this year, Molly Tremel’s fifth-grade class decided they wanted to do more to help the bay. So they created postcards, developed a business plan, borrowed money from the PTO and sold the cards to raise a total of $1,611. “Nothing makes me so happy than to come and accept a check for the Chesapeake …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Austin Robinson, 11, is a fifth-grader at Shady Side Elementary School.
Patch stopped by Shady Side Elementary on Feb. 13 to talk with fourth-grader Austin Robinson about school, what she has learned and what she likes to do for fun. Edgewater Patch: What is your favorite thing about school? Austin Robinson: I think probably the feeling about me going to school and getting to learn new things. And knowing if I don’t get questions right the first time it’s OK because I can keep learning and know better for the next time. Edgewater Patch: What is something you learned recently in school? Austin: We have learned a lot; but in science because we are learning about precipitation and everything that rain does and the water cycle. We are learning how water condensates from the clouds. It precipitates and evaporates …
Monday, March 11, 2013
The postcards are available for purchase and funds will go to the Chesapeake Bay.
Fifth-graders from Shady Side Elementary School are selling postcards they made to help Chesapeake Bay restoration. After participating in a oyster raising project, students in Molly Tremel's fifth-grade class decided they wanted to do more to help. Tremel had her students create pictures of the bay, which she then turned into postcards. Her class came up with a business plan for marketing, promoting and selling the postcards, which they presented to the PTO. With the help of the PTO, the class was able to print and now sell the postcards with funds going to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. The whole class created bay-themed pictures, and Tremel selected a few to be made into postcards. The following students cards were selected: The …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Amilynn Coon, 9, is a fourth-grader at Shady Side Elementary School.
Patch stopped by Shady Side Elementary on Feb. 13 to talk with fourth-grader Amilynn Coon about school, what she has learned and what she likes to do for fun. Edgewater Patch: What is your favorite thing about school? Amilynn Coon: My teacher Ms. Evans because she gives us rewards like candy when we do good. Edgewater Patch: What is something you learned recently in school? Amilynn: We learned how to round decimals. We learned that a couple of days ago. Edgewater Patch: What do you like to do for fun? Amilynn: Soccer—I play indoor and I also like hunting. I have my own pellet gun. My soccer team is Storm. I play a lot of positions. Edgewater Patch: What is your favorite thing about Shady Side Elementary School? Amilynn: We are going on a …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Hunter Tippett, 7, is a second-grader at Shady Side Elementary School.
Patch stopped by Shady Side Elementary to talk with second-grader Hunter Tippett about school, what he has learned and what he likes to do for fun. Edgewater Patch: What is your favorite thing about school? Hunter Tippett: Learning new things. I like writing and we write a lot in school. We are writing to persuade someone to get a pet now. Edgewater Patch: What is something you learned recently in school? Hunter: We learned cause and effect. We were reading this book and this man was spraying someone with a hose because he was tired of Mary cooking the same thing every day. The effect was he was tired of the food so he sprayed Mary with the hose and then he felt bad so he sprayed himself and everyone laughed. Edgewater Patch: What do you …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Brooke Ball, 6, is a first-grader at Shady Side Elementary School.
Patch stopped by Shady Side Elementary to talk with first-grader Brooke Ball about school, what she has learned and what she likes to do for fun. Edgewater Patch: What is your favorite thing about school? Brooke Ball: Well I like that I get to read in specials and that I get to eat in the cafeteria. Edgewater Patch: What is something you learned recently in school? Brooke: I learned that "A" and "I" make similar sounds. Edgewater Patch: What do you like to do for fun? Brooke: I like to just hang around with my best friends and play. I like to play dress up with my friend Meadow. My favorite thing to dress up as is a mermaid. Edgewater Patch: What is your favorite thing about Shady Side Elementary School? Brooke: I get to learn with Ms. …
Friday, February 15, 2013
A fifth-grade class at Shady Side Elementary has created a business plan to sell post cards to help the Chesapeake Bay.
A group of fifth-graders at Shady Side Elementary School is working hard to ensure the Chesapeake Bay gets the restoration it needs. Not only are the students participating in a project where they raise oysters to help save the bay, but one Shady Side class has taken the project even further by starting a fundraising endeavor. The class has created postcards, developed a business plan and is launching an effort to help raise money for Chesapeake Bay restoration projects. “After participating in the oyster project my class wanted to extend it even further and give back to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation for the oyster cages they supplied us,” said Shady Side fifth-grade teacher Molly Tremel. Tremel explained that the entire project got …
Monday, February 11, 2013
On Wednesday, Sweet Frog will donate a portion of its proceeds to Shady Side Elementary School's PTO.
On Wednesday evening, friends and family with Shady Side Elementary School can enjoy some frozen yogurt for a worthy cause. Sweet Frog in Edgewater is hosting a Spirit Night on Wednesday with proceeds benefiting the Shady Side Elementary PTO. "We call it Spirit Night, but it lasts all day," said Sweet Frog manager Phil Hipsky. "They are actually doing the event in connection with Five Guys—so you can get dinner and dessert, which I thought was a novel approach." Hipsky said Sweet Frog will donate 20 percent of the check for anyone who says they are with Shady Side PTO.