The second graders are learning about bones in science. Dr. Carter, father of second grade student, Kevin, came in to do a presentation. He showed various pictures of x-rays and talked about how to take care of your bones
Great Lakes - no sharks - no salt...no problem!
Eagle Creek Academy - shark - dissection...no problem!
Students at Eagle Creek Academy dissected a shark this week to develop a better understanding of a shark's anatomy, habitat, physical characteristics, behavior, reproduction and food habits.
With the guidance of our science teacher, Jeff Glenn, and the special equipment brought to school by Jerry Chevrier, students sat Eagle Creek Academy enjoyed the viewing of the Mercury's transit across the sun.
Our library was host to some very important visitors! The second grade students were part of a living "wax museum". Students were told to choose any figure from U.S. history to write about. Students collected background information about their historical person and then gave two-minute speeches in front of fellow students and members of the community.
Our camels have been practicing for the Camel Races on April 30th. Be sure to join us for an evening of fun! Tickets may be purchased in the school office through Wednesday, April 27.
We think he would like it much better if you took him home and started getting him ready for the camel races! To learn more about camel ownership and attending the races visit the camel races page on our web site
As part of their technology class, the Middle School students visited the Lake Orion High School TV studio and were able to get a behind the scenes tour of what it takes to get a production on the air. The on-air personalities are only a very small part of the team effort it takes. Our students were in the studio and production room before and during the school's daily live broadcast, "LO-AM".
You can view LO-AM broadcasts HERE.
The annual Eagle Creek Science Night is February 25th, 6 pm - 7 pm. Students are eagerly preparing for the big night. Come and plan to be amazed at hands-on experiments, inventions and much more!
1st and 2nd graders worked in groups to preform Reader's Theaters. Scripts are adapted from our books and other sources and students perform without the need for props, costumes, or a set! This gives the students essential practice in oral reading fluency and public speaking. The scripts also provide an opportunity for group interaction and student cooperation