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First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
First Day of School 2018
Class of 2018
Class of 2018
Class of 2018
Class of 2018
Class of 2018
Class of 2018
Class of 2018
Class of 2018
Class of 2018
Class of 2018
Governors Scholars Program Participants
Governors Scholars Program Participants
Ninth District Science Fair
Ninth District Science Fair
Ninth District Science Fair
Ninth District Science Fair
Ninth District Science Fair
Ninth District Science Fair
Ninth District Science Fair
Ninth District Science Fair
Holmes jumps out to an early lead.
Holmes jumps out to an early lead.
Students at Sixth District enjoy breakfast with Santa.
Students at Sixth District enjoy breakfast with Santa.
Ms. McHugh helps a student zip her coat.
Ms. McHugh helps a student zip her coat.
Holmes High School Girls Basketball Team
Holmes High School Girls Basketball Team
It's fun to learn to read.
It's fun to learn to read.
Holmes High School Boys Basketball Team
Holmes High School Boys Basketball Team
Middle School Band Concert
Middle School Band Concert
Sixth District wins 1st place in boys basketball tournament.
Sixth District wins 1st place in boys basketball tournament.
Glenn O. Swing Wildcats finish in 2nd place in the girls basketball tournament.
Glenn O. Swing Wildcats finish in 2nd place in the girls basketball tournament.
Latonia Elementary girls basketball team wins 1st place.
Latonia Elementary girls basketball team wins 1st place.
Glenn O. Swing cheerleaders win 1st place in the cheerleading competition.
Glenn O. Swing cheerleaders win 1st place in the cheerleading competition.
Latonia Elementary cheerleaders win 2nd place in the cheerleading competition.
Latonia Elementary cheerleaders win 2nd place in the cheerleading competition.
Sixth District cheerleaders compete in the cheerleading competition.
Sixth District cheerleaders compete in the cheerleading competition.
Tyrah Englemon takes it to the basket.
Tyrah Englemon takes it to the basket.
Covington Schools Board of Education
Covington Schools Board of Education
Holmes Bulldogs Pay Tribute to Eli Kindt
Holmes Bulldogs Pay Tribute to Eli Kindt
Latonia student gives Carlos Dunlap a high five.
I Pledge to Make a Difference
Students gather with Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap
We Pledge to Make a Difference
Homecoming King and Queen, Prince and Princess
Homecoming King and Queen, Prince and Princess
Homecoming Parade 2017
Homecoming Parade 2017
Student Enjoys Using a Tablet in Class
Tablet Fun
The Class of 2024 in the Homecoming Parade
The Class of 2024 in the Homecoming Parade
Students and teachers are excited for the first day of school.
First Day of School
Students jump in and get to work on the first day of school.
Hard at Work
Students are hard at work on the first day of school.
Ready to Learn
Students are hard at work on the first day of school.
Hard at Work
Students play with a brain model donated by Amazon.
Wow, That's Cool!
The Bulldog football team crashes through the banner to enter the field.
Ready for Action
Students are hard at work on the first day of school.
Hard at Work
The ribbon is cut to open the new Holmes stadium.
Ribbon Cutting for New Field
Amazon Donates $10,000 of STEM Equipment to Holmes Middle School
Amazon Donates $10,000 of STEM Equipment to Holmes Middle School
First Day of School
First Day of School
First Kickoff for First  Soccer Game
First Kickoff for First Soccer Game
The Bulldog mascot poses with two young fans.
Bulldogs are #1
Students pose with Mayor Joe Meyer and Amazon representatives after large donation from Amazon.
Amazon Donates $10,000 of STEM Equipment to Holmes Middle School
Holmes High School band plays the national anthem before the first football game.
Holmes High School Band
Senior Football Players
Senior Football Players
Students learn how to open a combination lock for their lockers.
First Day of School
Latavia Keith and Alaria Long
Senior Volleyball Players Latavia Keith and Alaria Long
Summer Scholars Program 2017
Summer Scholars Program 2017
Class of 2017 Graduation
Class of 2017
James E. Biggs students are ready for graduation
It's a great day at Covington Independent Public Schools.

Science Starters

Some Science Year Starters

A Quick Formative Assessment of Prior Knowledge

When starting your first science unit have your students create a cover page in their interactive science notebooks. Instruct them to show what they already know about the content in any way they wish. They can draw pictures, use words or phrases-let them be as creative as they want. Give them about 15-20 minutes to do this. As you circulate around the room you will be able to see what they already know and any misconceptions they may have, as well as a starting point for your teaching. Let the students share their pages, encouraging any new learning to be added to their pages.
 

The Following Directions Follies from Education World

Students follow written instructions and carefully observe tha actions of each person in the classroom. This fun activity assesses students' ability to observe and follow directions, It is also a great icebreaker!

The Nature of Science an activity for the first day of class. The purpose of this activity is to get the students to think about the nature of science, and also, to show the importance of being an active participant in the learning process.  Students have been given the definition of science in the past, but students should realize that science is dynamic, it is hands-on, and it changes as our knowledge of the world increases.

 

Learning How to use Basic Laboratory Equipment

The beginning of the year is the time to teach students how to use basic laboratory equipment. Set up several stations around the classroom with a balance, graduated cylinders and beakers, thermometers, rulers and other simple instruments. Microscopes would not be included in this activity, since they more complicated and require an entire lesson. After a whole-class introduction to each of the instruments, divide the students up into small groups and have them rotate through the stations and practice using the equipment. They can weigh a small object on the balance, measure out a certain volume of water with a beaker and graduated cylinder, take the temperature of a liquid with the thermometer, and measure the length of a piece of cardboard in inches and centimeter 

 

Terrie Schultz
AssociatedContent.com

 

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