SJIHM students celebrate science


Neighbors | Submitted.Eighth-grader Cody Rakoff (right) helped third-grader Trevor Saxton (left) place the bone in the "Mr. Bones" puzzle during the SJIHM science fun day May 17.


Neighbors | Submitted.Kindergarten teacher, Miss Erin Glaab looks on as her students Scarlet Burgy and Riley Burns race with "boulders" in boulder roll during the science fun day May 17.


Neighbors | Submitted.A SJIHM sixth-grade class explores the motion of molecules by trying to keep the "molecules" in the given space during the science fun day on May 17.


Neighbors | Submitted.First-grader Evan Sakmar participated in the relay "big foot" during science fun day on May 17 at SJIHM.


Neighbors | Submitted.SJIHM seventh grader Brandon Freer models the fun day T-shirt with his winning design on May 17.

St. Joseph Immaculate Heart of Mary students celebrated science during a school-wide fun day May 17.

The fun day event is a cross-curricular field day that involves not only the entire student body, but also staff and volunteer parents.

This year’s theme was science and games. Games and activities were created using earth, life and physical science core standards.

Students had the opportunity to be a part of science in action through games such as Asteroid Attack, Molecular Motion and Mr. Bones, a puzzle relay that was made up of skeleton bones.

Each class wore fun day shirts of a specific color.

Students submitted designs for the T-shirt. This year’s winner of the T-shirt design contest was seventh-grade student, Brandon Freer.

Corporate sponsors for the event included En-Ser Reprographics, A Revolution in Nutrition by Antone’s, Papa John’s – Alaska, Specialty Pipe and Tube, Inc., Styka and Ohl, DDS, Inc., and Youngstown Propane, Inc.

All involved had a fun and educational day.

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