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Triton 3rd Graders in Action

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February 24, 2015
Triton 3rd Graders in Action

Superintendent of Triton Community Schools, Donna Burroughs is pleased with the various subjects elementary students are studying. Students in third grade at Triton Elementary School have been learning about fossils.  You know, those amazing “leftovers” from the past that can tell us so many things about what once lived in a particular area. Finding...
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Triton Elementary Science Fair Winners

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February 11, 2015
Triton Elementary Science Fair Winners

Triton Elementary School held its annual Science Fair on February 6th. Students were judged by a Bethel College professor and Bethel education students. Triton Elementary Science Fair is for students in grades 4, 5 and 6. Science fair projects were required to be grounded in scientific thought and be creative. There were 15 medals...
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Triton 3rd Graders are Rock Hounds

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February 5, 2015
Triton 3rd Graders are Rock Hounds

Third Graders at Triton Elementary have been looking at rock and mineral samples to see if they can identify them. Students are observing each sample to check the luster, cleave, color, streak, and hardness.  Students have tools such as a penny, nail, and Moh’s Scale to test hardness, a white tiles to test streak,...
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Triton 6th Graders Learn bout the Sun

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January 23, 2015
Triton 6th Graders Learn bout the Sun

All of the sixth grade students at Triton Elementary School put the final touches on their sun models. Students learned that the sun is in the Milky Way Galaxy, that it is considered a medium sized star and it has several layers.  The students had to identify and label the core, convective zone, radiative...
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Hand Washing for Health at Triton

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January 22, 2015
Hand Washing for Health at Triton

Students in Mrs. Cathy Strycker’s third grade classroom at Triton Elementary School have been learning about being healthy this semester. In class students had a chance to see just how effective hand washing can be in fighting germs that can make us sick.  Students were sprinkled with glitter to represent germs, and then asked to clean...
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Triton Students Go Caroling

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December 23, 2014
Triton Students Go Caroling

The second grade students at Triton Elementary School along with their teachers, Ms. Karly Biddle, Mrs. Samanth Phenix, and Mrs. Denise Voreis, went caroling in downtown Bourbon to share the joy of the season. The students then stopped by the Triton administration office to sing for the staff there. Superintendent Donna Burroughs accompanied the singers...
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Triton Kingergarten Students Work on Problem Solving

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December 16, 2014
Triton Kingergarten Students Work on Problem Solving

Kindergarten students in Mrs. Finley’s classroom at Triton Elementary School are shown working together to complete a project that required them to cooperate with one another and do some problem solving. These are important skills for today’s workplace. These kids will be ready when they graduate from Triton! pictured are: Travis Slaybaugh & Eleanor...
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Triton 3rd Graders Work on Sound Absorbation

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December 11, 2014
Triton 3rd Graders Work on Sound Absorbation

Third grade students at Triton Elementary are working on their second unit of sound where they tested various types of materials such as cloth, cardboard, plastic, newspaper, and paper to determine how those materials affect the volume of sound. The students used specially constructed boxes with sound generators to test and record data about...
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Digital Media Classes with Mrs. Shafer

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December 9, 2014
Digital Media Classes with Mrs. Shafer

Each week when Triton Elementary School third graders go to library they not only enjoy hearing stories, reading and picking out books to take with them to enjoy later; they also learn many things having to do with using computers in common sense ways. Mrs. Shafer, the Triton Elementary librarian, has educated herself about...
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Polar Express at Triton

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December 8, 2014
Polar Express at Triton

Triton Superintendent, Donna Burroughs, enjoyed reading the story “The Polar Express” to Ms. Casi Painton’s fourth grade class at Triton Elementary School. That story definitely puts you in the spirit of the season!
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