Wednesday was a first for Findley. Anyone that has a connection to Findley knows the arts are important but driving by outside, you’d never know. Introducing the Findley Pole Garden, created by over 400 students, staff and friends of Findley. Everyone collaborated on the ideas illustrated on the poles and every student spent time in … Read more »
Mr. Petterson was hard at work these last few weeks in preparation for today’s Field Day! And what a success it was. The weather was beautiful, the games kept students on their toes and reward for their hard work was earned in the form of ice pops. It’s safe to say a few voices may … Read more »
Last week, students spent the entire week working with visiting artist, Fonziba Koster, who showed them the art and skill of African drumming. All their hard work paid off with a school assembly during which fourth graders laid down the rhythm while staff and students participated. Thanks to the Findley PTO for helping make this … Read more »
Findley Elementary School students got their hands dirty unveiling the building’s newest installation: a living wall thanks to LEAPforPurpose and Lowe’s. The wall will be used as an interactive classroom for teachers within their science and art curricula. This project was made possible through a Lowe’s grant of $5,000 as well as support from LEAP, organized by DMPS alums Jordan Garvey and Michael McCollough. Click the photo to read and see more.
4th Graders in Ms. Herrin’s class took charge of their creativity last week during an arts integration lesson for math. Students worked through the entire Creative Process beginning with a brainstorm, making a plan and creating a product, after which they shared their creations with the class and reflected on their learning. Their only requirements? … Read more »
On Friday, 2nd graders participated in a workshop hosted by Emily Lang and Kristopher Rollins from Run DSM , through Central Academy Campus. They worked with our 2nd graders on how to perform the poems they have written in class. The lesson was focused on expression, phrasing, voice control and movement to express words on … Read more »