- Friday, May 22, 2015 at 8:44 am
Head O’ Meadow Elementary School physical education teacher Steven “Coach” Dreger welcomed the entire student body and educators inside the school’s cafetorium on Wednesday, May 6.
“We are doing Project ACES [All Children Exercise Simultaneously],” Coach Dreger said. Later he said, “That means that children across our great nation are standing up and exercising with us.”
- Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 12:07 pm
As Head O’ Meadow Principal Barbara Gasparine told her assembled students on Thursday, April 30, the fourth grade students had worked had for their Spring Concert.
Ms Gasparine continued to welcome the students to the assembly and explained it was being held ahead of the school’s Spring Concert on Monday, May 4, for family and friends.
Head O’ Meadow music teacher Cynthia Holberg led her students through playing songs on recorders and singing.
- Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 8:57 am
Connecticut Audubon Society Education Manager and teacher Tricia Kevalis visited with Head O’ Meadow Elementary School students on Monday, March 9, with a number of other “visitors.”
Ms Kevalis explained to first grade students in Carol Howard’s class she was there to speak with the students about animals that live in Connecticut forests.
“We are going to start at the top of the forest,” said Ms Kevalis, who spoke in a number of classrooms during her visit to Head O’ Meadow.
- Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Head O’ Meadow third and fourth grade students and their family members participated in an evening event that highlighted STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities on Thursday, February 5.
The STEM night was a joint effort between the school, the Head O’ Meadow PTA, and the EverWonder Children’s Museum, which had staff members and volunteers attend the event.
- Thursday, January 15, 2015
Before Head O’ Meadow fourth grade chorus students performed their Winter Concert during the evening of January 7, the students also sang their prepared songs for their fellow students during as assembly on Tuesday, January 6.
Members of the fourth grade Singers group introduced each song sung on Tuesday, and Head O’ Meadow music teacher Cynthia Holberg led her students through each song.
- Wednesday, December 31, 2014
As Head O’ Meadow Principal Barbara Gasparine walked into her school’s cafetorium on Tuesday, December 23, she asked students in Karen Dreger’s second grade class whether they were ready to sing.
“Yeah!” the students responded.
The group was one of the first classes to enter the cafetorium for Tuesday’s holiday sing-along, which was organized and led by music teacher Cynthia Holberg.
- Saturday, December 20, 2014
Head O’ Meadow elementary school students browsed for items to give to their loved ones on Friday, December 12, while the school’s Holiday Shop was open, but buying each item also helped raise money for three local charities.
- Thursday, October 2, 2014
Before entering school at Head O’ Meadow Elementary School on Tuesday, September 30, students first had to make their way through a protest.
Head O’ Meadow Library/Media Specialist Bev Bjorklund explained that before the event, students at the Boggs Hill Road school had read The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt in class, and the staged protest was held as a celebration of that reading experience.
- Friday, September 12, 2014
Head O’ Meadow Elementary School had a visitor on Monday, September 8, who helped unveil the school’s Friendship Bench.
Acacia “Tiny” Woodley of Palm Bay, Fla.,, was introduced during a morning assembly by school Principal Barbara Gasparine, and before Acacia explained why she was at the school, she shared a story.
Acacia told a story about a baby hippopotamus who befriends an old tortoise, despite having very little in common with each other at the start of their friendship.
- Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 2:51 pm
It was Spirit Day at Head O’ Meadow School, Friday, June 6, and school pride was evident, from hair dyed to match class T-shirts, to painted faces and colorful wigs, and a hillside painted to read “There’s No Place Like HOM!”