The Most Improved STARS students from the first semester at Triton Elementary School being recognized for gaining the mostprogress in their Reading Composite Scores were: (Seated) Tyler Sumpter in 4th grade, Barre Shaw in 3rd grade, Alyssa Steinbarger who is in Kindergarten,Tucker Worsham in 2nd grade, (Standing) Jeremy Hochstedler in 6th grade, Jaime Torres in 5th grade and (Absent) Dannon Titus in 1st grade.
This year the Kids Hope USA program at Triton Elementary has 27 mentors. The mission of Kids Hope USA is to invest in one child, for one hour per week. Mentors invest in their mentees’ life with the hopes of giving a child one additional resource in life, help them with academic tasks, and be a positive role model and friend by giving the mentee a positive experience.
(Left to Right) Dave Gould, Lisa Weissert, Jeremy Weissert, Heather Weissert, Nancy Nordman, Kathy White, Donna Feldman, Dawn Hepler, Linda LaChance, Denise Shafer, Christen Ritchison, Janet Trowbridge.
Mentors not pictured include: Amy Middaugh, Barb Goley, Kathy Monesmith, Sandy Walter, Kim Waggoner, Holly Sellers, Laura Baker, Linda Flenar, Diane Walter, Megan Chickering, Wendy Ickes, Jennie McAndrews, Heather Weissert and Mikayla Harker.
The Triton staff has been pleased thus far with the relationships that are being built. Students are excited to see their mentor each week and they are finding this to be an outstandingly positive experience for all involved.
Kevin Stonerock, a Union Soldier impersonator, recently visited the fourth grade class at Triton Elementary School. Students enjoyed learning about the life of a soldier during the Civil War.
Fourth grade teachers are Ms. Painton, Mrs. Reese, and Mrs. Shively.