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  • Girls on the Run Make a Difference

    The girls on the run team from Walter Bickett Elementary are making an impact in their community. Thursday April, 26, 2018 the girls from girls on the run conducted a car wash to collect funds.

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  • Ms. Clarke's Authors

    What began as a lesson of integration turned out to be the greatest writing project. Mrs. Clarke’s fourth grade students were reading nonfiction as a part of their units of study. They were also studying Animal Adaptations in Science. Inorder to write their books the students had to first learn how to read and select the main idea and find the details to support their idea. The students were also thought the \]importance of writing the information researched in their own words. students selected animals that they knew nothing about as well as they were curious to learn more about. By the end of the first week they students had gathered so much information reading from a variety of sources. They had mastered finding and identifying the main idea just by talking to their partners about the section they read without looking at the section, noticing that it was what the author focused on for that section.

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  • Mrs. Phillip's Class Celebrates Black History Month

    Mrs. Phillips’ class is celebrating Black History month through reading a variety of books. Students are reading and responding to books about prominent African American leaders, such as Martin Luther King Jr., Andrew Young, Rosa Parks, and more. The students are learning about their lives and achievements and asking themselves, “What can we learn from their lives and their actions?”

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  • What Being a Title I Nurse Means to Me

    When I first transitioned to the school system as a Nurse, my coworkers at the hospital thought I was crazy. They would tell me I would be bored, that I would not have the sense of fulfillment as a Nurse. My entire Nursing career, I have been in critical care. I have worked in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Medicine with Trauma and a Recovery Room. I have been told I function best under the pressures of life and death.

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  • Marvin Ridge African American Club shares “College is Just Around the Corner!”

    Walter Bickett fourth and fifth grade students had an awesome opportunity this week. The Marvin Ridge African American Club visited WBES to donate and deliver books to Walter Bickett students. These Marvin Ridge students who are currently high school juniors and seniors took a few minutes out of their busy day to share from their personal experiences of what it takes to be prepared to enter, compete and complete high school and to be prepared for college. Marvin Ridge students shared the emphasis of how key it is to arrive in middle school prepared.

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  • 4th Grade Celebrations

    On Thursday, December 14th, fourth grade celebrated their winter holiday parties. During these parties, parents were invited and the students celebrated all their hard work that they have done so far this year!

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  • Girls on the Run Finishes Season at Gingersnap 5K

    The Girls on the Run Team from Walter Bickett finished their fall season by completing the Gingersnap 5K Race in Waxhaw, Saturday, December 2. The girls ran, walked, skipped and jumped their way to the finish, all while using the skills they learned about team work and self esteem during the race.

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  • WBES Codes!

    This week is Computer Science Education Week across the nation. WBES participates every year to get every student Pre-K - 5th grade coding. In the lower grades, acitvities start with "unplugged" activities, meaning there is no computer or electronic device used to teach the basics of coding.

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  • Parent Academy

    Pre-K had its first Parent Academy on November 16, 2017. The parents that attended were able to get an idea of what happens in Pre-K here at Walter Bickett, and experience a typical school day. The Parent Academy usually entails a presentation by their child’s teacher, and an activity or a performance by the students, but this time parents were able to meet principal, Mrs. Webb, and assistant principal, Mrs. Bacchus.

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  • We’re all Wonders!

    On November 20th, Fourth grade went on a field trip to see the movie Wonder. Students have been reading this book in their classes to go along with our Unit 3 Socials Issues Unit. In the movie and book, there are several social issues present such as: fitting in,

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  • To the Opera

    In November Walter Bickett’s second and fourth grade students travelled to Wingate University to see a live performance of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro. The second act of the opera

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  • Principal For a Day

    Mrs. Linda Ejlali who is a center leader with NC Works career center has entered the building with vigor, enthusiasm and a huge smile. She is here to serve as Principal for a day. This opportunity has been offered by the Union County Education Foundation for the past several years.

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  • Congratulations Mrs. Holmes, Presenter and Scholarship Recipient

    This morning the 6th annual Union County Education Foundation BizEd Breakfast took place at the Carolinas HealthCare System Union location. In attendance were UCPS School Board members, Superintendent, UCPS Principals, Union County Education Foundation Board members and its many supporters from throughout Union County’s business sector.

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  • WBES Kinders Are Thankful!

    On Wed., Nov. 15 Kindergarten families came to lunch to celebrate our School Family Thanksgiving.

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  • WBES VIP Students

    On October 27, 2017, Monroe High School recognized MVP'S on the Monroe City Cluster Schools at their Friday night varsity football game. Participants of the cluster includes Walter Bickett Elementary, East Elementary, Benton Heights and Monroe Middle School.

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  • Mrs. Carter's Students Explore the History of Dia de Los Muertos

    In Mrs. Carter's class, students explored the history of Dia de Los Muertos. Some of our classmates shared their experiences with this multi-day holiday which is primarily celebrated in Mexico and Latin America.

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  • WBES 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year Announced

    Just this week Walter Bickett Elementary nominated their 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year award to Emily Phillips. Mrs. Phillips is currently a fourth grade teacher and previously taught first grade here at Walter Bickett.

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  • Walter Bickett Achieves Global Partners School Award

    After a year of intense work towards teaching the students of Walter Bickett Elementary about globalization, multiple countries and giving to those in need through a project called Water Wells for Africa, WBES was recently awarded the achievement of Global Partners School for the 2016-2017 school year.

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  • Marvin Ridge High Student Donates Little Free Library to WBES

    On September 17, Boy Scout and Marvin Ridge High School senior Evan Bellamy and fellow scouts in his troop completed his Eagle Scout Project for Walter Bickett Elementary School. His project was to build a Little Free Library for the school in order to promote literacy and reading within the school’s community.

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  • Exploring the Moon

    Fourth Graders at Walter Bickett Elementary are learning all about the moon and it’s phases. To promote their understanding, students used oreo cookies to carve out the various phases of the moon. Using cookies and plastic spoons, groups of students worked together to represent each phase of the moon.

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  • 9/11, We Remember!

    WBES students hear from US Veterans and learn about the American flag, the NC flag, and the US military.

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  • Isabelle Bay Completes Girl Scout Silver Award at WBES

    Isabelle Bay of Girl Scout Troop 1099, chose to serve Walter Bickett Elementary School to complete her Silver Award Project with Girl Scouts. The Silver Award is a 50+ hour project that makes an impact on the community. Isabelle wanted to impact WBES by "Designing a Courtyard of Cheer".

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  • WBES Prepared Entire School for Eclipse

    WBES staff have been preparing students for the solar eclipse on Aug 21, 2017 in many ways. From learning about the sun and moon and their importance to our lives in in the early grades, to the more complex units in the upper grades,

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  • Look out Kindergarten, Here we come!

    Kindergarten started their first full day on Wednesday, July 26th. We have begun working on routines and procedures to help us with learning how to be a good citizen at school. The students are getting acclimated through centers, morning meetings, songs, and other hands on activities.

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  • Mindfulness at WBES

    Our whole school practices mindfulness. Each morning over the intercom, the principal, starts the day taking all 750 students through breathing techniques through the use of a chime. It is the same message every day and all students pause to start their morning in a mindful way. The message is as follows: “Good morning Walter Bickett staff and students, this is your principal, Dr. Benfield. At the sound of the chime breathe out anything that does not serve you. (Chime) Breath in positivity…

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  • Brooks Family Donates to Keep Son's Memory Alive

    On Wednesday July 12th, 2017, the Brooks’ family donated 113 book bags during the Walter Bickett Kindergarten Orientation in memory of their late son Hashim Josiah Brooks. Hashim would have entered Kindergarten this year and attended Walter Bickett Kindergarten.

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  • 1st Grade Reader's Theater

    It’s the final week of first grade at Walter Bickett and students are busy with Reader’s Theater. Reader’s Theater are short plays that have characters written at different reading levels. This allows students to work with classmates from other reading groups. Fluent readers model good reading habits and struggling readers are able to participate at a higher level.

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  • 1st Grade Celebrates Memorial Day

    The first graders at Walter Bickett enjoy celebrating holidays, especially Memorial Day which has recently passed. This holiday is special for Ms. Fidler’s class because one of her students has parents in the military. Upon learning about the significance of Memorial Day, these students wanted to do something special for our troops because of their dedication to keep us safe while overseas. Ms. Fidler’s students

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  • Health Sciences Academy at Monroe Middle

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  • Mrs. Auret's Class Gears Up for EOGs

    With the opening of the new wing and E.O.G Boot Camp in full swing, Mrs. Auret’s 3rd graders have been hard at work using the new technology in their classroom. The students have been working collaboratively to solve challenging problems with the help of each other and their personal chromebooks.

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  • Second Grade Science Rocks!

    Second grade transitioned to science where they have been exploring the life cycle of a butterfly. The scholars have been conducting research and completing collaborative projects based on what they’ve learned so far!

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  • WBES Ribbon Cutting

    Walter Bickett School of Technology expands with new building, additional classrooms and cafeteria upgrade Ribbon-cutting ceremony set for Friday, May 5 at 10 a.m.

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  • Carolina Raptor Center

    Recently, the Carolina Raptors Center brought birds of prey to our fifth grade classes to give the students an up-close look at members of our local ecosystem.

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  • Playing With Mindfulness

    Walter Bickett Elementary School of Technology students in Ms. Carter's class published a book, Playing with Mindfulness, and the book is based on the teachings from this school year through the Mind Up Curriculum, Conscious Discipline, as well as Pure Edge trainings.

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  • Congratulations Mrs. Carter!!!

    Recently WBES Exceptional Children Teacher Kristin Carter was awarded a grant called “Wishful Thinking”. The grant is provided by Delta Kappa Gamma and is awarded to 2 beginning teachers (in their first 3 years of teaching) in Union or Mecklenburg counties.

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  • Rules Rule!

    After coming back from Spring Intercession, first grade students brainstormed a list of our school’s rules and procedures. After a great discussion of why rules

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  • March Madness Collections Are Due!

    All of our students who had penny sponsors for the reading competition are asked to finalize their collections this week. Don’t forget to bring in your money for the sponsorship received during March Madness. Payment may be made in cash, check made to Walter Bickett Elementary, or online

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  • WBES to Become the Red Hawks Beginning 2017-2018

    As an update, there was a unanimous vote by the Site-Based Management Team to re-brand our school for the 2017-2018 academic year. Moving forward our school colors and mascot will be consistent with the Monroe Middle and High Schools and we will be Red Hawks.

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  • Acceleration and Motion

    Mrs. Wiley and Ms. Skurow’s class are learning about acceleration and motion. They are also learning what force is and how forces,

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  • Science in Second Grade

    Second graders have been working extremely hard this month on writing Science Lab reports. We have learned all about the scientific method. We know that you need to ask a question in order to do an experiment, determine a hypothesis (educated guess), how to write procedures so others can follow the steps correctly, keep records of observations, and finally, come to a conclusion.

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  • 3rd Grade Rocks at Researching

    For about four weeks, third grade has been learning how to research information and teach others about what they have learned. Miss Lutz's class studied natural disasters such as: hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, thunderstorms, and floods.

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  • Taking Time to Breathe

    In Mrs. Phillips’ first grade class, the students are learning to slow down and manage their emotions when an upset occurs. One way students are being taught to do this is through breathing. The class is using a tool they like to call the breathing ball to support them.

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  • Stop! Think! Jot!

    Have you ever been reading and then you just can’t remember what in the world you have just read? There are strategies that you can use to help you understand what you are reading and to become better readers.

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  • Fourth Grade Students Participate in Class Election

    Our persuasive writing unit started with a google classroom discussion question asking students to explain why classroom jobs were important. As the conversation grew, students began listing the important qualities a candidate would need to have for each classroom job.

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  • Creating Compassion

    The new year is well under way, and first grade is as busy as ever! Academically as we focus on our mid year math assessments, and begin getting to know our book characters in meaningful ways, we have also been taking a closer look at some very important character traits that we strive for all our young Bickett bears to master.

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  • Walter Bickett and East Elementary Schools Expand Academic Options

    Walter Bickett and East elementary schools are expanding academic options for students. Rising kindergarteners who attend Walter Bickett and East elementary schools for the 2017-18 school year will have the option to enroll in a Spanish Language Immersion Program.

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  • A Treat of a Lifetime

    The Fifth Graders of Walter Bickett Elementary School got the treat of a life time when they visited Charlotte Motor Speedway on January 6, 2017.

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  • Schiele Museum

    Last Friday, our very own 3rd graders embarked on an adventurous field trip to the Schiele Museum located in Gastonia. While there, over 80 students were able to enjoy the Planetarium, experience a fun science program, and even explore the exhibits located within the museum.

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  • I have a dream...

    As Martin Luther King Jr. day arrived Ms. Gray’s class learned all about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dreams. Each one of them came up with their own dreams for their own life. “My dream is to one day graduate college” said Jaden Stokes.

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  • First Grade Jumps Back Into 2017!

    Students are back at work after a nice, relaxing winter break with family and friends. Now, we are working on getting back into the routine of school with procedures and processes.

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  • Mystery Writers

    In mid-November, third grade began reading our mystery unit for reading and writing. We’ve learned that mystery readers read for clues. We started by solving a mystery in our own classroom. A book was missing from our room, and we needed to find it! We listened to five clues which included “Foot prints of a size 7 women’s shoe were found by the door” and “Suspect was seen with a Starbucks phone case”. We needed to answer, “Who stole the book?”

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  • New Shoes Warm Hearts

    Tuesday December 6, approximately 50 WBES students went to JC Penney for a morning they will remember for some time. First Presbyterian Church in Monroe and the Monroe JC Penney provided a morning of Chick-Fil-A breakfast, a photo with Santa and a new pair of sneakers and two new pairs of socks.

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  • Kindness Elf Visits First Grade

    Ms. Pierce's class has moved together from kindergarten to first grade and it looks like their kindness elf, Frosty, has followed! Every day, Frosty gives our class a new kindness challenge.

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  • Pre-K Explores Fall

    Pre-K is beginning to explore aspects of the fall season. We have discussed how the leaves change colors and fall to the ground; and we are going to discuss what grows during this season like: apples, and pumpkins.

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  • Kindergarten Geometry

    In Kindergarten class, this week we are focusing on Geometry. The students are to understand that shapes are all around us, have attributes that are alike and different, and can be put together to make bigger shapes!

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  • First Grade 'Teachers'!

    Ms. White’s first graders have been working extra hard! We have been working on writing teaching books. Students are supposed to pick a topic they know a lot about and teach their reader as much as they can!

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  • 5th Graders Use New i-Ready to Improve Math Skills

    Mrs. Evanko’s class is working hard completing their first assessment using a new program called i-Ready. This program allows students to test their knowledge on their math skills.

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  • Math Curriculum Night

    Thursday, October 13, 2016 was a very exciting time for the Walter Bickett Bears. This was our Math Curriculum night and Food Truck Thursday.

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  • Congratulations Are In Order!!

    Just this week WBES was proud to announce the 2016-2017 Teacher and Teacher Assistant of the Year. Every year all schools in the UCPS system choose a teacher and teacher assistant of the year.

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  • Fairy Tales Rock!

    Second grade is studying fairy tales and Mrs. Fish’s class is loving diving into them. They are enjoying listening to them, reading them, and talking about them.

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  • Writing Celebration

    First grade students recently finished up their first writing unit. As a celebration, Ms. Pierce and Ms. Gross’ classes got together to celebrate and share their published writing. One student from Ms. Gross’ class was paired with one student from Ms. Pierce’s class.

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  • WBES Has MVPs!

    Walter Bickett Elementary School had the pleasure of recognizing several of its students at the Monroe vs. Weddington football game.

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  • Geiger's Geographers!

    Ms. Geiger’s fourth grade class has been studying the geography and history of North Carolina! Students researched information about the three regions of our home state (the Mountains, Piedmont, and Coastal Plains) and used their mapping skills to create their own map of North Carolina! As we studied the different landforms and elevations within each region, our class used various types of candy, colors, symbols, and a compass rose as tools in order to represent the mountains, rolling hills, and sandy beaches/soil of North Carolina. We had a blast becoming geographers and creating our very own maps. Students were engaged and were very determined to create an accurate map using the tools provided to them. As a class, we have really enjoyed learning more about North Carolina and students are excited to see what the rest of fourth grade has in store!

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  • We are a school family!

    During Morning Meeting, Ms. Quick's kindergarten class is learning how to become a school family by creating a safe and positive environment within the classroom. We are becoming Safe Keepers by learning about safe choices and helping others to stay safe. Everyday, we place our heart in a treasure box as a way to show our commitment.

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  • Welcome to 5th Grade...We are leaders!

    In our class we have been working diligently on exceeding expectations around the building in order to set the bar high for our younger peers.

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  • Grand Opening Celebration

    It’s finally time. After weeks of learning about how to use our safe place, we will finally be opening our own safe place on Tuesday, August 23. What is a safe place? Well, we’re glad you asked. The Safe Place is a spot in our classroom where we can go when we are feeling sad, upset, frustrated or angry. We can calm down, identify how we are feeling and choose an activity to relax with. We can get our brains ready to solve the problem that made us want to go to the Safe Place in the first place. The Safe Place will be really great because we can go there to self- regulate without disrupting the rest of our class mates. Once we solve the problem, we can get back to work with our brains in a good place. We are so excited. We can hardly wait!

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  • Welcome Kindergarteners!

    Excitement was in the air this week as we all looked forward to the first full day for our kindergarteners. After a fun few staggered days with just a few of our students each day we couldn’t wait to have our entire class together. One of my great delights in teaching kindergarten is seeing the eagerness, anticipation and sometimes a bit of apprehension on the faces of these children who are stepping out in perhaps their first and biggest adventure of their lives- School!

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  • First Day of School 2016-2017

    Walter Bickett Elementary School opened its doors for the first day of school of the 2016-2017 school year July 21.

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  • Kindergarten Learns About Community

    Kindergarten has been learning more about our community! To help us better understand basic economic concepts, Ms. Quick’s kindergarten class has learned about the needs and wants of families.

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  • WBES TA's Love Turning Point

    The TA’s of Walter Bickett have teamed up to show their support for Turning Point! Turning Point serves our community by providing a safe place to protect, shelter, and feed women and children that have been victimized by Domestic Violence. We asked the agency for a list of items needed to operate on a daily basis and with the help of the other Walter Bickett staff we were able to fulfill some of the requests. The TA’s proudly stand with Turning Point as they fight against Domestic Violence.

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  • Walter Bickett Has Special Flag Donation Ceremony

    An American Flag was donated to Walter Bickett Elementary School in memory of Kenneth C. and Anne M. Frers on Friday, May 20th. Ken was a U.S. Army veteran who served as a mechanic repairing helicopters in the Korean War. His wife, Anne, was a secretary at St. Matthias School in New York.

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  • Field Day Fun

    This year at Walter Bickett, Field Day was themed “Walter Bickett Olympics.” Each class picked a country to study and represent on Field Day. Pre K-2nd grade participated on Friday May 13, 2016.

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  • Congratulations to our 2015-2016 Academic Excellence Award winners!

    Congratulations to our students who were recognized at the Monroe Academic Excellence Awards Ceremony on Monday, May 16th. Walter Bickett Elementary had ten students who were recognized for performance and growth in the areas of academic achievement during the current school year.

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  • 5th Grade Gears Up for EOGs

    In Mrs. Evanko’s fifth grade class we are getting pumped for the EOGs! We explored different interactive activities to get ready. In one activity, we played Four Corners to review Ecosystems.

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  • Third Grade Visits Biltmore Estates

    On Thursday, April 21 Walter Bickett’s third grade students visited the largest privately owned residence in the country. They traveled to Asheville, NC to visit the Biltmore Estates. Their day started with a visit to the farm, where they learned about animals, quilting, folktales, and folk music.

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  • Read With a Kindergartener Day

    Our kindergarteners were very excited to show off their reading skills on Monday, May 2nd to a wonderful group of volunteers.

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  • Earth Day With Mrs. Jarzombek's Class

    Earth day was celebrated on April 22nd. To prepare for Earth day, first grade students have been working on plants and needs of plants. The earth helps provide the things plants need.

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  • The Butterfly Life Cycle With Mrs. Fish's Class

    Mrs. Fish’s class has been studying different animal life cycles with a focus on live butterflies. We are excited about watching our caterpillars change into butterflies. Our students are learning about the different stages of a butterfly’s life cycle from egg, to caterpillar, to chrysalis/pupa, to butterfly. One fact my students really got a kick of was the fact that the larva (baby caterpillars) eat the egg shell.

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  • We love books!!

    A group of students from Marvin Ridge Middle School recently conducted a book drive for a human rights project in their language arts class. We are fortunate that Criss Berke, Aayu Kalaria, Ella Berke, and Jewel Stegall chose to do this drive to benefit our students at Walter Bickettt Elementary.

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  • 3rd Graders Visit Wingate University

    On March 16th, 3rd graders from Walter Bickett traveled to Wingate University to watch San Jose Taiko. San Jose Taiko is a musical group featuring the Taiko, a Japanese drum. The Japanese have used drums for various reasons through the years.

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  • 4th Grade Goes to Raleigh, North Carolina!

    On March 11, our 4th grade classes went on a field trip to Raleigh, North Carolina! We have been studying the history and environment of North Carolina all school year, and this trip allowed us to experience it first-hand.

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  • 100th Day Projects

    Every year my students look forward to the 100th day for different reasons. This year I decided to engage the children in various 100th day activities, which included a project to be completed at home with their parents. To kick off this project, I sent home a letter asking the parents to help them decide on a unique, creative idea for the project.

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  • Let's Write a Biography!

    In 5th grade students have been studying biographies and why biographies are written. In reading, students have been able to gain a better understanding of different individuals who have influenced our society. For instance; in Ms. Kelly’s 5th grade class, students have been studying Martin Luther King Jr.

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  • Investigative Project

    Pre-K is in its beginning stages of investigating what is going on outside of Walter Bickett Elementary school grounds. We became curious about their former playground area and the construction site outside of the cafeteria. Even when we walked down the hallway to the cafeteria, we saw a hole in the ground. These questions are natural for anyone as we all watch the school transform from its original look. But for Pre-K, we are now involved in a project to find out what is really happening to our school. To investigate, we started off with many questions. Some of the questions were about construction trucks. One student actually knows a lot about construction trucks. His favorite truck is the cement truck, and he recognized the dump truck when we look upon the construction sites. Then to develop phase 2 of our project, in our centers, we have constructions trucks and hard hats in the block area. We have sand, rocks and small construction trucks in our sand table. Eventually, we will decide to build our own truck in class. But, what is happening outside of our school? One student said, “A house”, another said, “a classroom,” and the other said, “Five classrooms.” We will have to ask more questions to get our ultimate answer: What are they building? Of course, as a teacher all I have to do is ask the principal, but for my students it is an opportunity to learn how to investigate to get answers.

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  • First Graders "Math Theater"

    Have you ever wondered how many more pieces of candy your friend has than you? How many fewer books you read than your neighbor? Students in Mrs. Davis’s and Mrs. France’s first grade class have been working on learning to solve comparison word problems. The example today was: Six girls are in Mr. Simpson’s class. There are three less boys than girls. How many boys are in Mr. Simpson’s class? Mrs. Reigle joined the class to help them act out the word problem to get a deeper understanding of comparing values. Students enjoyed being actively involved in solving the word problem.

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  • What is Friendship?

    The students in Ms. Ayers’ first grade class have been focusing on friendship and ways to be a good friend. What is friendship? The question was asked and the students had to come up with a list of qualities that a good friend displayed, as well as what a good friend meant to them.

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  • Construction Is In The Air!

    You may have noticed the fence and bulldozer working in the field beside the school and wondered... what is happening? Our school is getting a NEW classroom wing to replace the mobile units that are currently located in the back of the building.

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  • Celebrating Panther Spirit!

    The students in Ms. Montgomery’s fourth grade class recently celebrated, along with the entire school, the Carolina Panthers going to the SuperBowl! There were fun, educational activities planned for each day, such as, ‘Guess How Many Footballs,’ ‘Write About Caring,’ and ‘Panther Jersey Day.’

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  • Ms. Mandel’s 5th Grade Class Creates a Mock Mall

    The class was filled with creative minds and anxious store owners. Laughter and smiles overtook the fifth graders as their products came to life and began to be sold. In social studies, students were learning the difference between a need and a want. Students also gained an understanding for how money travels from one hand to the next, and how one can save or earn more money through interest. Students were tasked with creating a store that sold any product of their choosing.

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  • Charlotte Hornets Book Bus Visits Walter Bickett

    Our school’s gymnasium was filled with chanting, singing and laughter during a recent visit from the Charlotte Hornets and Lowe’s Book Bus. The program visits area elementary schools to promote youth literacy. “We got to Whip and Nae Nae!” proclaimed students.

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  • 2016 Sgt. Jeffrey Greene Memorial Humanitarian Award

    The award is to find the humanitarian of the year in Union County. The groups eligible are Police, Fire, Paramedics, and Teachers. Any personnel in any of these groups can be nominated or nominate someone in one of these groups.

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  • Kindergarten Registration Begins Soon

    New Kindergarten student registration will begin February 8.

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  • Going Back in Time with 2nd Grade!

    In 2nd grade, Ms. White’s class began working with the “Time Machine.” The Time Machine is a problem solving technique used in Conscious Discipline. The Time Machine’s goal is to teach students that it is okay to go back and fix problems that have happened throughout the day.

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  • The Lost Colony of Roanoke

    Ms. Moncrieffe’s fourth grade class recently read The Lost Colony as part of their Social Studies curriculum. This was the first time the students had ever heard the story of the Lost Colony and what historians theorized had happened to the people that took residence on the island of Roanoke.

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  • Kindergarten Explores Feeling Buddies!

    Ms. Pierce’s class has been working with feeling buddies every day! Our 8 feeling buddies help students recognize and be aware of their feelings. Our feeling buddies have a “pocket home”

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  • 5th Grade Researchers

    Miss Culp's 5th grade class has been working on their informational research paper. The students chose their topic and conducted their research using children approved websites that I posted on Google Classroom.

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  • Reading Buddies

    Kindergartners, from Mrs. A. Helms’ class, and second graders, from Ms. White’s class have paired up as reading buddies this year. This is a time for the second graders to be teachers and role models while helping out students in the school community. Second graders show kindergarteners book that they are reading and talk to them about strategies that have learned to help them read while encouraging the kinders to keep practicing and moving up through leveled books.

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  • Investigating Energy

    Fourth grade students have been hard at work learning about energy in their current science unit. Students began learning about the sun, moon and Earth and how they work together to create light.

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  • Kinder Mathmaticians

    We have been busy working, playing and counting our way to being mathematicians. Students are using our number line to work on counting, writing and recognizing numbers.

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  • Parent Involvement

    This year, several teachers have made it their goal to increase parent involvement. Parents are essential in helping to expand their child’s education, which starts at home. One way teachers are doing this, is by sending home monthly family projects.

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  • Teaching and Learning With a Difference...

    My students and I are experiencing additional features this year as we teach and learn….. 360 classroom, Google Classrooms and Conscious Discipline.

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  • Kindergarteners are ready to rock and roll…

    Kindergarteners are ready to rock and roll back into their learning as our school family is returning from Fall break. We are coming back to school excited, refreshed, and ready to learn.

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  • Scientists at Work!

    Scientists are at work in Ms. Gray’s third grade classroom. They have been working hard learning all about bodies of water and different types of landforms for past two weeks. The students have started a research project to learn about a specific landform. They will become the expert on a landform and then teach the class about their research.

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