Mrs. Burgh's 3rd graders participated in a spooky activity on Tuesday, making observations about some creepy objects using their sense of touch.
Ms. Thomas's 4th graders checked in on their pumpkin planter sprout experiment this morning. They discussed dependent and independent variables and observed the different rates of growth in plants with more and less sunlight.
Last week, Mrs. Kaminski's 5th graders participated in a rock identification lab with Mr. Lacey.
Happy Sunday Emerald Hill Eagles! This is Dr. Gelbert. There are a lot of lost and found items already this year. If your child has lost any items at Emerald Hill this school year, please have them check our lost and found table by the front door this week. Our SCA has voted on their next spirit day, Dress up Day, on October 31st. Students may wear costumes to school on October 31st. Student costumes should not interfere with learning and cannot include weapons or face masks. Looking ahead, we will not have school on November 7th for Election Day. This year for Veterans Day we will be hosting our annual “Veteran and Me” breakfast at Emerald Hill. We invite all our Veterans to join us in the cafeteria on November 10, from 9-10am with their student(s) for donuts, coffee and juice. This event is limited to Veterans and their EHE students only. Please RSVP by November 3rd using the form attached if you have a Veteran who will be attending. https://drive.google.com/file/d/184SxzkCKl4n8I9gJUqQ9H9FEprcfCj3V/view?usp=sharing Tomorrow is a day 2 in our resource rotation. Have a great rest of your weekend and remember to learn everyday!
Ms. Thomas' 4th-grade class used pumpkins to plan and conduct an investigation to determine how the amount of sunlight a plant receives affects the plant's growth. They are excited to watch their pumpkin go through its life cycle!
Happy Sunday Emerald Hill Eagles! This is Dr. Gelbert. We had such a fun time at our Trunk or Treat on Friday! Thank you to all of our families that came and supported our school and a huge shout out to all our amazing trunkers! Emerald Hill is volunteering at the CCHS Varsity Football game this coming Friday. We will be helping in their concession stand. We would love to see many of our Eagles there to support the Blue Devils. If you come to the game, make sure you stop by the concession stand and say hello! Looking ahead, our SCA has voted on their next spirit day. They have voted October 31st as Dress Up Day. Students may wear costumes to school on October 31st. Student costumes should not interfere with learning and cannot include weapons or face masks. Tomorrow is a day 3 in our resource rotation. Have a great rest of your weekend and remember to learn everyday!
Happy Thursday, Emerald Hill Eagles! This is a message from Mrs. Atkinson: As chair of the Trunk or Treat committee, I wanted to reach out to let you know we WILL be having our Trunk or Treat event rain or shine tomorrow. Due to the forecasted rainy weather, we have pivoted and moved the event inside and look forward to you joining us for our Haunted Hallways. As previously stated, all wristband ticket sales to participate in this event are complete at this time, but we look forward to seeing all of our students that pre-purchased tickets on Friday from 6-7:30pm. Have a great night!
Big thanks to everyone who donated to the PTO Fun Run Fundraiser! Yesterday, the eagles who brought in the most donations received some awesome rewards! The top 4 earning students from the school got to have lunch on the roof with Dr. Gelbert and Mrs. Lane, while the top earning student from each class got to go on a limo ride!
Attention Eagle families! This Thursday our students will see a presentation from the Harlem Wizards in our own gym. If you want more basketball fun, come to EVHS Thursday night at 7PM to watch CCPS teachers take on the Harlem Wizards! Hope to see you there!
It's National School Bus Safety Week and CCPS Transportation Appreciation Week! Let's show our bus drivers, aides, and transportation staff some love this week! #ALLin4CCPS
Happy Sunday Emerald Hill Eagles! This is Dr. Gelbert. We have some exciting things happening at Emerald Hill this week! On Thursday, the Harlem Wizards will be coming by Emerald Hill for a presentation for our students. We are looking forward to hosting the short presentation and providing our students with this fun opportunity. The Harlem Wizards will be playing a full game, with some CCPS staff, on Thursday, October 19th at Eastern View High School at 7pm. If you’re interested in attending Eastern View’s Harlem Wizard fundraiser, more information can be found on their athletic website at easternviewathletics.com. Also, this coming Friday is our Trunk or Treat event. Ticket sales are complete at this time, but we look forward to seeing all of our students that pre-purchased tickets at our Trunk or Treat on Friday from 6-7:30pm. The four FFA chapters within the middle and high schools in Culpeper County are collectively hosting a Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 21st from 10am-2pm on the lawn at Eastern View High School. There will be free pumpkins for the first 50 children. The festival will include a variety of educational stations revolving around agricultural topics along with fun and games. Feel free to join them for some fun and free fall activities. Tomorrow is a day 4 in our resource rotation. Have a great rest of your weekend and remember to learn everyday!
Third graders reviewed addition and subtraction with a bowling activity this week!
Did you know that CCPS is hiring substitute teachers and paraeducators? We offer monthly orientation sessions for you to get started. This is a great way to make some extra money and work a flexible schedule. Rates vary from $126 - $183 per day. Our next orientation session is on October 25th so apply today at culpeperschools.org
Last week, Mrs. Kaminski's 5th graders practiced their geology skills by creating models of the Earth's layers using playdoh.
Happy Sunday Emerald Hill Eagles! This is Dr. Gelbert We are super excited for our Trunk or Treat that is coming up on Friday, October 20th. Information about the Trunk or Treat was sent home with students last week. We are still in need of trunkers! If you are interested in being a trunker, forms and money for wrist bands need to be turned in by October 11th so we can plan accordingly. If your child would like to participate as a treater, forms and payment need to be turned in by October 13th. Tickets for Trunk or Treat will not be sold at the event. If you have any questions, or need additional forms, please contact the office to assist you. For this week, our PTO will be having a spirit night at Steak N Cheese Please on Tuesday, October 10th. We hope you are able to join us to enjoy a yummy meal with your family. The end of our first grading period is Thursday, October 12th and we will have no school for students on Friday, October 13th. School will be closed on October 13th for a Teacher Workday. Tomorrow is a day 6 in our resource rotation. Have a great rest of your weekend and remember to learn everyday!
Attention Eagle families. In preparation for our annual Veteran's Day Breakfast, we are collecting photos of the veterans in your family for a slideshow. If you would like us to honor your veteran, please fill out the form below: https://forms.gle/ZMosQt6i4HniHJZL8
Last Friday was Emerald Hill's first SCA Spirit Day of the year, 80s Day! Check out these Eagles showing their school spirit with their radical retro outfits.
Happy Sunday Emerald Hill Eagles! This is Dr. Gelbert. The Book Fair is coming to the library this week. The fair will run from Monday, October 2nd, through Monday, October 9th. Students will shop on their library resource day. Information was sent home this past week. Thank you in advance for supporting our school library! Our EHE tailgate for students and families at CCHS’ home football game is this Friday, October 6th. The tailgate will be from 6-8pm and the Blue Devils will reserve a spot on the inside of the track for us to set up! The game starts at 7pm. CCHS has agreed to let our students run onto the field after the players at the beginning of the game again this year! This was such a fun experience last year and I’m already looking forward to it again this year! Also, every student that attends will receive a free sports-related book and a free candy bar from the concession stand. Tickets for the game are $8 at the gate. We hope to see you and your families there! Looking ahead, our PTO will be having a spirit night at Steak N Cheese Please on Tuesday, October 10th. We hope you are able to join us to enjoy a yummy meal with your family. Also looking ahead, there is no school for students on Friday, October 13th. School will be closed for a Teacher Workday. Tomorrow is a day 1 in our resource rotation. Have a great rest of your weekend and remember to learn everyday!
Our music teacher, Mr. Grimes, went all out for 80s day! Here we see him teaching Mrs. Songer's 1st graders some classic dance moves. Check back Monday for more 80s day pics! https://youtu.be/MrXnw9tPC-8
Mrs. Burgh's 3rd graders put verbs into action! https://youtu.be/Ep5t7a6McG8