The annual Conservation Poster Contest provides kindergarten through twelfth grade students an opportunity to convey their thoughts about soil, water and related natural resource issues through art. It also highlights the educational outreach efforts of conservation districts and their state conservation associations, auxiliaries and agencies. The poster contest theme follows the annual NACD Stewardship theme. Click on the poster for more information on the contest.
Way to Go Elkton Middle School STEM 8 student, Corrina Peachey and Sal D'Angelo!
On March 6, James Madison University held the Regional Science Fair at Godwin Hall. Corrina Peachey won first place for the middle school division. She is one of 10 total students(middle and high) who qualify for the State Science Fair. She was also named the Broadcom Masters Nominee, where she can compete with other middle school students at the National Level for scholarships and prizes. Her topic was "The Effect of Essential Oils on Bacterial Growth". Her science teacher/ coach is Salvatore D'Angelo.
The Virginia Department of Education, in cooperation with the Virginia Society for Technology in Education (VSTE) and the Alliance for Excellent Education, announced that today, February 22, is “Digital Learning Day.” This event is part of a national campaign designed to celebrate innovative teaching and highlight practices that make learning more personalized and engaging for students; explore how digital learning can
provide all students with the opportunities they deserve; and build the skills students need to succeed in college, career, and life. It also provides an opportunity to highlight the use of digital learning resources and other Department of Education technology initiatives. Educators are invited to review the Digital Learning Day resources @ http://www.digitallearningday.org
Today, RCPS recognizes all the digital learning activities that are occurring within our classrooms on a daily basis.