Students are studying Science - Standards of Learning 4.1c in Mrs. Harsh's 4th grade class. According to the National Science Education Standards, the abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry include employing simple equipment and tools to gather data and extend the senses. Mrs. Harsh's students conducted an experiment to determine if the temperature of the water will effect the rate at which an Alka-Seltzer tablet dissolves.
The Essex High School Trojans Football team played in Salem, Virginia for the Virginia High School League Championship Game on Saturday, December, 13th. The Trojans played a great game against Alta Vista High School and although they lost 22-20 they're still winners to us!
Students at Essex Intermediate School were recognized for being inducted into the National Junior Honor Society. Their sponsor, Marcy Tignor, said that the applicants were very strong in several of the pillars associated with the organization. To be considered a candidate - a student has to have a 3.0 G.P.A. during the 6th or 7th grade school year. The other four standards include the following:
Leadership * Service * Character * Citizenship
Congratulations to all of you!
Essex High School teacher and director of "Miracle on 34th Street," Vicki Favazza, was recognized for the outstanding performance that was held on December 4-6th. The cast and Michael Loveless, Audio/Visual Technician, were also recognized. Everyone really enjoyed the play and we'll be looking forward to the next one!
Music teacher, Teresa Harris, was recognized for the Veteran's Program that was held on November 11th. Thank you for a job well done!
Please CLICK HERE for the updated budget calendar that is based on input from the November 10th School Board Meeting.
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