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Triton Science Class includes Dancing Raisins

October 16, 2013
Triton Science Class includes Dancing Raisins

  10/17/13 The fourth grade students in Mrs. Reese’s class at Triton Elementary School were recently doing a science inquiry they called “Dancing Raisins”.  For this inquiry, they immersed raisins in Sprite and saw that the bubbles made the raisins rise and then the bubbles popped and the raisins fell.  This was part of...
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Dr. Leeper Visits Triton Third Graders

October 15, 2013
Dr. Leeper Visits Triton Third Graders

  10/16/13 Triton Elementary school third graders were able to enjoy meeting a community service provider, Veterinarian Dr. Leeper, as part of their study of communities, cows, and goods and services.  Dr. Leeper shared many activities that are port of his job working in the community to keep animals healthy, along with what school...
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VIP Day at Triton Elementary

October 14, 2013
VIP Day at Triton Elementary

  10/15/13 The halls and classrooms at Triton Elementary School were filled wall-to-wall on Friday, October 4th, for the annual VIP Day. The students enjoyed sharing their school and their learning activities with their family and friends.   Guests were able to join students in the gym for lunch.     Triton second graders...
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Triton 4th Graders Visit “Forks of the Wabash”

October 10, 2013
Triton 4th Graders Visit “Forks of the Wabash”

  10/11/13 All fourth graders in Indiana study Indiana History.  Fourth grade students at Triton Elementary School recently took an educational field trip to “Forks of the Wabash” historic museum park near Huntington.  The park features several historic buildings, trails and remnants of the Wabash and Erie Canal.  Students visited the home of Chiefs’...
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Triton 6th Graders Enjoy New Science Lab

October 8, 2013
Triton 6th Graders Enjoy New Science Lab

  10/09/13 The sixth grade Science students at Triton Elementary School are utilizing the new Science Lab and enjoying learning about the steps in the scientific process as they complete their note books and create and participate in many hands on experiments. They have also completed several virtual labs with their new 1 to 1 computers this...
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Triton 5thGraders Celebrate “Talk Like A Pirate’ Day

October 1, 2013
Triton 5thGraders Celebrate “Talk Like A Pirate’ Day

  10/02/13 Last month, fifth grade students at Triton Elementary School celebrated International “Talk Like A Pirate” Day.  Students dressed up like pirates and adopted their lingo for the day.  It was a fun day although, the students participated in activities such as using context clues to identify the meaning of pirate vocabulary, reading...
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Seed Maps of Indiana

September 25, 2013
Seed Maps of Indiana

  09/26/13 Triton Elementary fourth grade teachers: Ms. Painton, Mrs., Reese, and Mrs. Shively found a creative way to teach their students about terrains. The students made seed maps to illustrate the various terrains in the State of Indiana as part of their study of Indiana History. Students pictured at work on their seed...
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Donuts with Dads at Triton

September 23, 2013
Donuts with Dads at Triton

  09/24/13 Triton School Superintendent Donna Burroughs was extremely pleased with the recent “Donuts with Dads” event at the elementary school.  More than eighty-six dads and special guests attended the school’s first “Donuts with Dads” at Triton Elementary School on Friday morning, September 20th.   Elementary school staff shared information about school activities with...
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Triton 5th Graders Learn About Poverty

September 19, 2013
Triton 5th Graders Learn About Poverty

  09/20/13 Mrs. Brosman’s fifth grade class at Triton Elementary School has been learning more about what poverty means and countries of the world that are stricken with high poverty rates. Students became very interested in what could be done to help these countries. The teacher introduced to the students www.freerice.com, a website where students...
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Triton 3rd Graders Puff Their Way in Competition

September 16, 2013
Triton 3rd Graders Puff Their Way in Competition

  9/17/13  Triton School Superintendent Donna Burroughs announced the Puff Mobiles project for 3rd grade students in Mrs. Strycker’s Science class.  This project is an opportunity for children to think out of the box and use their minds in a scientific way and produce a, Puff Mobile made out of straws, paper, life savers...
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