JAN
24

VEX IQ Robotics Competition

VEX IQ Robotics Competition
On Saturday, January 21, 2017, students from Edgewood Primary School, Edgewood Intermediate School, and Stinesville Elementary School competed in the first annual Richland-Bean Blossom VEX IQ Robotics Competition at Stinesville Elementary.  In addition to these three schools, there were seven other schools that participated in the event from surrounding counties.  Students worked in teams during the first semester of the school year to build a robot that was able to move balls from one area of a field to another in a one minute time frame.  In partnerships, students worked collaboratively with a pair from another school to accumulate points toward a teamwork challenge.  The competition focused on communication, teamwork, and problem solving.  


All three schools were able to participate in this venture thanks to a grant from the TechPoint Foundation for Youth, and all three elementaries look forward to continue growing the program in future years. For more information, you can search “VEX IQ” online.  
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JAN
23

100th Day of School!

100th Day of School!
We're excited for our 100th day celebrations!
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JAN
19

Phases of the Moon with Oreos!

Phases of the Moon with Oreos!
Students in Mrs. Chestnut's 4th grade class recently completed their earth science unit on the phases of the moon.  The culminating activity allowed students to create the phases of the moon using oreo cookies.  What a fun and exciting way to learn!
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JAN
13

Robotics Competition and No School

Due to potential icy weather, the VEX Robotics Competition scheduled for tomorrow is being canceled.  The event will be rescheduled for next Saturday, January 21st.

Also, there is NO SCHOOL on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  School will resume on Tuesday, January 17th.

Have a safe and warm weekend!
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JAN
13

RBBCSC VEX IQ Robotics Competition Cancelled for January 14th

Robotics Competition scheduled for January 14th at Stinesville has been cancelled. The competition has been rescheduled for next Saturday, January 21st, 9am to 12pm at Stinesville. 
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JAN
03

RBBCSC VEX IQ Robotics Competition, Jan 14th, 9am to 12 PM

Saturday, January 14th, Stinesville Elementary School will be hosting the VEX IQ Robotics Competition.  A few area elementary schools along with our elementary robotics teams will compete with 10-12  students from each school working collaboratively to drive robots they built this Fall.   The event is open to the public from 9am to 12pm.  Come see the great things these students our doing!
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DEC
20

EHS Students Make Christmas Brighter

EHS Students Make Christmas Brighter

Students at Edgewood High School came up with the idea to make Chrismas brighter for residents at the Richland Bean Blossom Health Care Center.  Members of the Student Council, Key Club, and National Honor Society all worked together to wrap 78 shoe boxes for some of the residents. Students from the Consumer Science Department made cards to go with the gifts.  







Photo courtesy of Cassey Gilley of the Ellettsville Journal.
 
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DEC
20

Welcome to the S.T.E.A.M. Blog

Welcome to the S.T.E.A.M. Blog
Please return to this area for new and updated blog posts.  This blog will be maintained by Mandy Henry, Jamie Miller, and Chantal Cagle.  This blog will focus on topics such as:  Robotics, the STEAM Club, Regattas, and Community Information.
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NOV
30

Tis The Season!

Our EHS Choral Department, enhanced by the sixth ranked show choir program in the entire state (and thirty-fifth in the country), is proud to bring you the latest production of 'Tis The Season, our annual holiday spectacular!  

This year, over 200 students from ALL of our RBBCSC schools will be represented!  You will have two opportunities to catch this yearly winter tradition - December 3rd at 7:00PM, and December 4th at 2:00PM.
 
Tickets are available at the door ($6.00 for senior citizens; and $6.00 or $8.00 for general admission - depending on seating location). There is no reserved seating.


Thank you and we'll see you at the show!
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NOV
15

Food Drive was a Success!

Food Drive was a Success!
The Hoosier Hills Food Drive was a HUGE SUCCESS!  Students and staff exceeded our goal of 2,000 pounds by bringing in over 2,400 pounds of food!  Congratulations to our SES Family for passing our goal.  Also, congratulations to Mrs. Butler's Kindergarten class, the K-2 classroom winner, for bringing in 418.75 pounds of food, and Miss Ennis' 5th grade class, the 3-5 winner, for bringing in 505.25 pounds of food.  More importantly, thank you for helping families in need in Monroe County.
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NOV
11

Make and Take

Make and Take
Stinesville families enjoyed the annual make and take event on Thursday, November 10th.  The evening began with a pizza meal sponsored by the PTO.  Following dinner, students proceeded to their classrooms where they created a craft relating to a book read by their teacher.  Thank you to all the teachers and families who joined us for this exciting event!
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NOV
08

Edgewood Intermediate Fourth Grade Music Program

Policemen, Firemen, EMT's, Veterans You are invited to our Fourth Grade HERO Music Program!

 Please come to Edgewood Intermediate School on Thursday, November 10th at 7:00pm in the gym so the students can honor you!  Also stop by the cafeteria and check out what our fourth grade students have been doing in art class.
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NOV
02

Lunch Reservations

If you are interested in coming in for lunch, we have a new reservation system! Please go to http://signup.com/go/VkZcnp to see when you can visit your child for lunch!
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OCT
31

Hoosier Hills Food Drive

The ambassadors of Stinesville Elementary are hosting a food drive from October 31st-November 11th. Please see their message below.

As ambassadors of Stinesville Elementary School, one of our main priorities is to give back to our community. Through the weeks of Monday, October 31st - Friday, November 11th, our school is participating in a Food Drive for Hoosier Hills Food Bank. Hoosier Hills Food Bank collects, stores, and distributes food to non-profit agencies feeding the low-income, ill, and children in south-central Indiana. As a school, we are going to collect over 2,000 lbs of non-perishable food items for the food bank. Each class will collect food items for two weeks, those items will be weighed in every morning and added to the classroom goal! The class with the MOST weight-in-food will win a PIZZA PARTY, sponsored by the Stinesville Ambassadors with help from the Stinesville PTO. ALSO, when our school reaches 2,000 lbs. Mr. Hopkins will dress-up like a baby for a whole school day! Remember to bring in non-perishable items to help your class WIN the class PIZZA PARTY!
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OCT
28

Sock-tober Was a Success- Thank You!

Sock-tober Was a Success- Thank You!
Thank you to everyone who helped make Sock-tober a success.  We collected 432 pairs of socks for families in our community in need this Winter!  
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OCT
28

EPS Paragon Fundraiser

Our fall fundraiser packets, with money, are due Monday, October 31st. Please make sure to get those envelopes in your student's backpack, we cannot take late orders. Thank you for all of your support in helping us spruce up our playground!
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OCT
24

EHS Swimming Pool Hours

The evening swimming pool hours are changing due to the High School and Junior High Swim Team schedules. These changes begin today and end March 10, 2017. The hours will be from 6:30PM - 8:00PM.
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OCT
24

Sock-tober

SES is kicking off our second annual Sock-tober.  Over the next week, our goal is to collect 300 pairs of socks.  Socks collected will be shared with members of our community to help keep their feet warm as we transition into the Winter season.  Families are invited to send in socks October 24th-28th.  For more information view the video below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEzTCwh4wXk
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OCT
19

Walk To School Day

Stinesville Students Celebrate Walk to School Day

Students and staff of Stinesville Elementary helped promote healthy habits by participating in National Walk to School Day on October 5th. The event was a great way to energize students and teachers and get them ready for the day. Please check out the video below!

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OCT
03

Scholastic Book Fair & Box Tops For Education

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to EJHS! The fair will be held October 18th-25th in the library. An online fair will also be available from October 13th-26th and you should use the following link for free shipping:  ONLINE BOOK FAIR

Parent volunteers are needed to help with the Fair! Please fill out the online volunteer form if you haven't already done so, and contact Mrs. Grubb in the library to arrange a date and time.


Do you collect Box Tops? Please turn those box tops in to Mrs. Grubb in the Library ASAP. The first submission is fast approaching and she will need them to send in on October 26th. Any student donating five or more box tops has a chance to win the grand prize of a $20 gift card!
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