Would you like a Challenge? Destination Imagination (DI) promotes 21st century thinking and problem solving to engage our students in interactive, collaborative teamwork, creativity, and real world challenges. Anyone interested in learning more about a year long, after school creative problem solving enrichment program? Please attend ! Parent and Student Information & Registration Night Tuesday, […]
Archive | September, 2014
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What an exciting week for third grade! In addition to the students planting seeds in their science classes, we also had two special guests from “Discover the Power of Parks.” Rangers Lauren and Claire, both of whom work in New Hampshire’s State Parks, made their lessons on plants and animals fun and hands-on for the […]
Meteorologist Kevin Skarupa recently visited the fourth graders at the Hooksett Memorial School in Hooksett. Click HERE for the video from Monday’s WMUR news broadcast.
In third grade, we are studying plants and their life cycle. As a part of our unit, we plant Wisconsin Fast Plants and watch them grow while observing each stage of their life cycle. We were lucky enough to have Mrs. Veilleux, retired HMS third grade teacher, come help each classroom plant their seeds. This is Miss Brown’s […]
September 2014 “Personal space, outer space…What’s the difference?” asks Lewis the space expert. Lewis, the main character in Julia’s Cook’s delightful story, “Personal Space Camp” has a problem with personal space. Through the use of props, students experienced how it feels when your personal space is invaded. In school we usually like our personal space […]
All students at HMS have been reviewing and learning how to use the playground equipment correctly and safely during their first Physical Education Class. Third graders received their training on the first two days of school and are excited to use the equipment during recess. Fifth grade classes worked in groups and choose different pieces […]
One of the most exciting science units in 5th grade is “ Ecosystems”. Students construct an enclosed mini ecosystem and learn about dependent and interdependent relationships, the water cycle and pollution among many other related scientific concepts. Each ecocolumn is constructed using 3, clear, 2-liter soda bottles. We are in need of many of these […]
Hooksett Memorial fourth grade students, Ella, Hailey, And Sean, work to identify noun types on the new interactive SmartBoard in the Media Center. The new SmartBoard was purchased with proceeds from the annual Scholastic Book Fair and a grant from the Hooksett PTA.