GBE Reading Counts Awards !
GBE had its monthly awards assembly on November 18. Members of the MHS boys soccer team demonstrated our character trait of the month; compassion. One student per class received a Kiwanis Teriffic Kid Award.
Reading Counts traveling trophies were awarded to Mr. Burris, Mrs. McDowell and Miss Everett for compiling the most points as a class for the month of November.
Mrs. Ragsdale, Mrs. Ross and Mrs. Showalter received the monthly PBS traveling trophy for accumulating the most class PBS tickets in November.
Miss DeSpain's class earned the Silver Sneaker Award for being active and healthy while learning in November.
We are proud of all the students and staff at Gratz Brown Elementary School!
A Visit to the Pumpkin Patch!
Recently, Kindergarten students in Ms. Coon's class at North Park Elementary took a field trip to the pumpkin patch!
North Park, South Park and Gratz Brown Elementarys celebrated with a Thanksgiving feast with parents. At South Park, police officers and fire fighers joined the students for the first reponsders lunch. A good time was had by all!!
Math Sharks @ GBE!
MathSharks purchased from the MPS Foundation mini-grant has given Mrs. Sander’s students the opportunity to practice math facts while utilizing technology. Students have the choice throughout the day to use MathSharks. It drills students with specific math skills and facts, gives immediate feedback, and allows students to continue playing until all problems are answered correctly. Students in Mrs. Sander’s class are eager to use MathSharks to practice their math facts.
Red Ribbon Week Pictures
October 31st - November 4th, the Moberly School District participated in Red Ribbon Week. The theme for the week was Real Heroes Don't Do Drugs!. Above are a few pictures from the week. Check out the Moberly School District Facebook page for more photos from Red Ribbon Week.
Moberly School District Facebook Page
Book Author Visits GBE!
Beth Vrabel, children’s book author, visited Gratz Brown Elementary on October 5. She met with all students to talk about her books, writing stories and acts of kindness. Mrs. Vrabel also met with a small group of students for a writing workshop. Moberly Middle School students who read Pack of Dorks last year during Nerdy Book Club walked to GBE to hear Mrs. Vrabel. Pack of Dorks has been nominated for a Missouri Mark Twain Award for 2016-17.
On Wednesday, October 5th, several Moberly schools participated in the Walk-To-School Day. The schools participating were North Park, South Park, Gratz Brown and Moberly Middle schools. Hundreds of students, staff, families, and even a couple school board members enjoyed walking to school together.
North Park Morning Exercise!
North Park Elementary got the day off to a great start when superintendent Dr. Matthew Miller visited for morning exercise. Schila Hudson led staff, students and parents in some exercises, then everyone enjoyed a snack.