Mindfulness Training at Arcata Elementary School! We are happy to announce a course on Mindfulness in School / Mindfulness with Children for school staff and parents. The course is sequenced to build on skills over the 4 weeks, but you are welcome to join in any session. The Course will be taught by Krista Sanders, a certified Mindful Schools trainer. Class will be held on Wednesdays January 18, January 25, February 1, and February 8 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm at the AES Library. Childcare is available, please call 826-1915 to rsvp for childcare.
Arcata Elementary School students Skylee Steele, Annika Avcollie-Young and Paisley Bolton, shown with 3rd grade teacher Shawn Kingstrom, were honored to have their artwork chosen for the holiday card of the Arcata Police Department.
A Geography Bee was held at Arcata Elementary, moderated by Dr. Steven Cunha, author and professor in the Geography Department at Humboldt State University. Students spent several weeks studying maps and quizzing one another in preparation for the event. Winners are 5th grade students Vito DeMarino – first place, Bliss Mandala – 2nd place, and 4th grader students Clementine Fairfax and Jaxon Kelly tied for 3rd. Vito DeMarino will be an online exam in January that will determine advancement to the next level of Geography Bee competition. Thank you to teacher Julia Adams for organizing this event!
Come join the fun at a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math)Makers Night on Thursday December 15th from 5-7 pm at HCOE. Super fun activities for families to engage in together and stimulate critical and creative thinking. See the flyer for more information.