Lore students in Mrs. Thompson and Mrs. Lombardi’s 5th grade English classes researched Holocaust rescuers and heroes and created a Holocaust Museum, where they shared their research with teachers, students and parents. As part of an informational reading and expository writing unit of study, students researched heroes and rescuers of the Holocaust, published essays highlighting each hero’s challenges and accomplishments, and created a presentation to be displayed in the Museum.
Lore School fourth and fifth grade musicians performed for third grade students during Music in Our Schools month. Students chosen to perform have been doing an excellent job this year in instrumental music. It was the perfect time for Mr. Price to showcase and promote the instrumental program and pique the interest of future Lore musicians.
Mrs. Thompson is a graduate of the Ewing Schools, and attended the Lore School as a child. After graduating from Ewing High School, she attended Trenton State College, earning her Bachelor's degree and teaching credentials. 'Click' to read more about this fantastic teacher!
Each year, the Lore Parents’ Association holds a ‘Spaghetting’ to Know You event in October for Lore School families, teachers and friends. Mrs. Doreen Romanchuk (P.E. teacher) organizes a teacher time auction where teachers offer their time to do special activities with students to help raise money for the school. Families bid on the many fun and unique activities offered and the teachers hold their events during various times throughout the school year.
At Lore Elementary School, art matters! With a grant from EPEF, art teacher Eileen Conte received a color printer and Photoshop software for the art room. The equipment is all in place and as of December, 4th and 5th grade students have begun using it for their art projects. 'Click' to read article.
Play Along is the newest release from Music Together brought to us by Trenton Music Makers, formerly The Trenton Community Music School, which is specially designed for preschoolers. The new curriculum is teacher friendly and helps align music-making activities to New Jersey Preschool Learning Standards.
The Exxon Mobile Educational Alliance program has chosen Lore School to receive a a grant for $500. This grant will be used to promote STEM based activities in our classrooms. The grant was presented to Interim Principal Charles Welsh by an ExxonMobil representative. We thank them for their continued support.
This year, Mrs. Romanchuk received a grant from the Marathon Kids Club to further develop her after-school walking/running fitness club. There are 42 students in the club who run/walk around the fitness trail and use pedometers to track the distances they have traveled. Students record the miles on the ‘Marathon Track’ poster. Certificates/awards are given out throughout the year as certain mileage goals are reached. The goal is to have fun, improve fitness levels and, hopefully, run a marathon (26.2 miles) distance or two!