Lyman Elementary: The students in Mrs.Richards fourth grade class worked on the Science unit called No Bones About It. Students after reading a story and hearing about knee braces, were to construct one of their own braces. The braces were implemented on a model and revised for improvements.
ATTENTION!!!! SUBSTITUTE JOB OPPORTUNITIES! RSU#57 Substitute Teacher Interviews/ Orientation will be held on Tuesday, February 25th 9:00-10:00AM at our Central Office. For more information or to RSVP, call Jen at 247-3221 ext. 2201.
In honor of Lyman Elementary's Great Kindness Challenge taking place this week, Miss Driscoll's kindergarten class dedicated their Writer's Workshop to writing pieces about kindness. The kindergarteners brainstormed what it means to be kind and worked together to use their brave spelling skills to create sentence stems to support them in writing. The kindergarteners were so proud of their artifacts which will hang in the hallway to remind us all to choose kind because kindness matters!
Kindergarten registration for fall 2020 opens on Monday, February 24, 2020. Registration can be completed online and includes a meeting with our District Registrar. If you have a student that already attends one of the district PreK programs there is no need to register them as they are already in the system. Thank you
Lyman Elementary would like to congratulate all th 4th and 5th grade students that participated in the Geo Bee today! A special congratulation goes to Keira Bailey who placed first and Eliza Horgan who placed 2nd.
Thank you to all who came out for our Jump into January event. What a great day!
Pre K registration is now open. Kindergarten registration begins Feb 24th. Please follow this link to the Pre K lottery form. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ne_HRLDW_C0Ax7BgqKY7ciZ1gS0oG-EJ71ZrqTTc_ZU
Lyman Parents: If you are looking for a great way for your child to burn some energy you are in luck! Our annual Jump into January bounce house event is this Saturday from 12-3pm. All children must be supervised by an adult.
Here is the direct link to the PreK lottery form! https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ne_HRLDW_C0Ax7BgqKY7ciZ1gS0oG-EJ71ZrqTTc_ZU
Here is the link to the pre-k lottery form! Please get this submitted to your town school by Feb 28th https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ne_HRLDW_C0Ax7BgqKY7ciZ1gS0oG-EJ71ZrqTTc_ZU/edit
Pre K registration is now open! Please follow the link to all needed paperwork. We are excited to meet our district’s youngest learners. Paperwork will be accepted through February 28, 2020!
Lyman Elementary wants to wish everyone a happy and healthy holiday! We had our third Lunch with the principal today and the kids were amazing.
Lyman Elementary: After reading How To Trick Santa, students in Miss Sundik's 1st grade class completed a Maker Space/Stem Project. Given certain materials, students had 30 minutes to design and build a sleigh for Santa. They "Sleighed" it!!!!
Lyman Elementary would like to thank all of those that participated in the parent holiday breakfasts this week. A huge thank you to our Kitchen Staff for all their work in putting on such a special breakfast for our families!
Lyman Elementary: Todd Gutner, meteorologist, from Channel 6, visited Mrs. Richards 4th grade classroom on Tuesday. Todd talked about weather and how we can better understand the weather forcast. He shared information about the Northern Lights, the jet stream, and Maine’s amazing climate.The students were very courteous and asked amazing questions. He ended his time with the class having them do a video for Channel 6.These amazing kids were aired on the Wednesday morning broadcast.
Lyman Elementary Students wish you a Happy Thanksgiving and break! Enjoy these creative turkeys drawn by students in Mrs. Walsh's class.
Our 2nd drawing for a fancy lunch with Mrs. Pellerin was a success. We started the positive behavior initiative at the 3-5 lunch as well and have already started to see some Improvements!!!! So proud of our students at Lyman Elementary.
5th graders at Lyman Elementary received a visit from Mickey, a cat who was rescued and brought back to health by the Animal Welfare Society in Kennebunk. Brie Roche, the Youth Humane Educator, taught the students how the shelter helps animals and what we can do to support their efforts. On December 2nd, the fifth graders will begin collecting food and other items for the shelter. More information to come!
Mrs. Richard’s 4th grade class from Lyman had Dr. Goldman visit and talk about biomedical engineers, he explained how he uses what the engineers invent . He also showed us how the heart works and explained how engineers have designed many devices to help people over the years. Some devices have even helped a paraplegic person walk! This lesson with Dr. Goldman was to help enhance students understanding of our current science unit. The students will be designing and working on ways to improve their designs just as engineers have done.
We had a great turnout on Thursday for Lyman Elementary’s literacy and numeracy family night. We had over 100 participants. A huge thank you to our Literacy and Numeracy Staff for putting on such a great night.