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GMS organization helps with Bankston health fair

December 6, 2018

Greenwood Middle School HOSA members recently helped with Bankston Elementary School’s health fair. The members talked about staying fit and also got students active by dancing to games on Xbox. The organization is advised by Traci Sanders, Tremeris Sanders and Kendrick Cox.

Bankston sponsors Health Fair

Bankston celebrates 100 days of school

First graders awarded for excellence in Science

The Greenwood Association of Educators recently presented awards to first graders at Bankston Elementary School for excellence in Science. These students received recognition for placing first through third in the school's science fair.

Bankston students celebrate Read Across America

Mrs. Bridget Mitchell′s fifth grade students visited second graders in their classrooms and engaged them in a reading‚ "Oh‚ the Places You′ll Go!" by Dr. Seuss. The fifth graders also assisted the second graders with hands-on map activities.

Teachers and staff also got in on the celebration.

And‚ in honor of Dr. Seuss‚ Mrs. Susan Welborne′s gifted students (EGGSTRA) at Bankston Elementary read Dr. Seuss′ story "Bartholomew and the Oobleck" to fifth grade classes. They also created Oobleck‚ a slime recipe‚ and completed additional projects related to the story. The EGGSTRA students also completed activities related to polymer science.

Bankston's Fall Festival: A Good Time for Everyone

Bankston students involved in numerous activities

Bankston students recently participated in a number of activities, including Students of the Month recognition, a visit from the Altrusa Club which gave every third grader a dictionary and a visit from Mississippi Valley State University students who assisted students individually and in small groups in the classroom

Local organization donates dictionaries

Altrusa International Inc., a world-wide civic organization, recently donated student dictionaries to third graders at Bankston Elementary School. The books were delivered by Altrusa members Karla Bowen and Sharon Wyatt. The organization has or will deliver new dictionaries to third graders in the city, county and private schools.

Altrusa International will celebrate its 100th year anniversary in 2017.

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