Norman Rockwell Elementary received a signed copy of the “Freedom From Want” painting from Danny Galieote, a prominent artist who re-created Norman Rockwell paintings to represent the current cultural and social transformation in America today.
Creativity and learning collide with visit from the teaching toymaker
Horace Mann Elementary second graders got a hands-on toy-building lesson from “Mr. Toymaker,” Rick Hartman. Students used simple tools and math concepts to make rubber band-powered boats with their own kid-friendly saws and hammers. Once they were done, the kids played with their boats and conducted science experiments in big tubs of water scattered throughout the room. A fun, educational time was had by all!