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MRS. SPECTER RETIRES!

 I'VE HAD THIRTY THREE WONDERFUL YEARS WORKING FOR MT. LEBANON SCHOOL DISTRICT, BUT IT'S TIME TO MOVE ON TO ANOTHER PHASE IN MY LIFE. 

I'VE TAKEN A JOB WORKING WITH "BIG KIDS" (STUDENT TEACHERS" AT CARLOW UNIVERSITY. I WILL MISS YOU ALL GREATLY, BUT HOPE TO SEE YOU IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD. 

GOODBYE FOR NOW.

 

ART TEACHERS HAVE TABLE AT EARTH DAY!

STUDENTS MAKE SPINNING TOPS FROM RECYCLED MATERIALS.
jEFFERSON STUDENTS GET HIGHEST SCORES IN DISTRICT IN FIFTH GRADE ASSESSMENT. tHEIR UNDERWATER COLLAGES ARE JUST BREATH TAKING!
YOU'VE HEARD OF SNAKES IN PLANES? HERE AT JEFFERSON WE HAVE SNAKES IN SCHOOL, PROVIDED BY OUR THIRD GRADERS WHILE STUDYING HENRI ROUSSEAU.
   

 

STUDENT TEACHER HERE AT JEFFERSON!

 

 
JENA ROBBINS IS HERE FROM CARLOWE UNIVERSITY. SHE IS EARNING HER MED IN ELEMENTARY AND ART EDUCATION. HER UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE IS FROM ALLEGHENY COLLEGE WHERE SHE RECEIVED A DEGREE IN STUDIO ART. SHE HAS BEEN AN ART EDUCATOR AT CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART FOR THREE YEARS. SHE TEACHES THE ART CONNECTION AND HOME SCHOOL PROGRAMS. WE'RE LUCKY TO HAVE HER!

DISPLAY OF STUDENT WORK AT THE HIGH SCHOOL LAST YEAR!!!

   
   

STUDENT TEACHER IN THE ART ROOM!

MALLORY SCOPPA FROM PENN STATE JOINED US FOR EIGHT WEEKS LAST YEAR. YOU CAN SEE HER HERE AT OUT JAPANESE TEA CEREMONY.

   
   
   
FIRST GRADERS LEARNED TO HAVE A MODIFIED JAPANESE TEA CEREMONY USING THE PINCH POTS THEY'D JUST MADE.
   

STUDENT ART CHOSEN FOR NOTE CARDS!

AS A PRESENT FOR THE SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS FOR SCHOOL BOARD APPRECIATION WEEK, THE BOARD WERE GIVEN NOTE CARDS. THE IMAGES FOR THE CARDS WERE MADE BY STUDENTS REPRESENTING ALL THE SCHOOLS, AND ART TEACHERS IN THE DISTRICT. FOR JEFFERSON, I MADE A COLLAGE OF FOUR "SCREAM" DRAWINGS. THE DRAWINGS WERE DONE BY: BRENDAN DAESCHNER, MIA FREIDEL, CATIE ROGAN, AND TREVOR TOCCETT. I ALSO SUBMITTED A BEAUTIFUL O'KEEFE COLLAGE BY FRANKIE KAVALIR. CONGRATULATIONS!  

THIS IS QUITE AN HONOR.

 

MAGICIAN DAN KAMIN VISITS JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY!!!

DAN KAMIN TEACHES FIRST GRADERS HOW TO USE THE MAGIC WAND THEY'VE MADE.

CHECK OUT THE VIDEO!

CLICK HERE FOR DAN'S WEBSITE

 
 
STUDENT ART ON DISPLAY AT HIGH SCHOOL!
     
 
   
 

THE FIRST PART OF THE FIFTH GRADE LEGACY WALL IS FINALLY COMPLETE!!!!!

 

 
 

JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY HAD A DISPLAY OF ARTWORK AT THE GALLERIA MALL AS PART OF A DISTRICT-WIDE CELEBRATION OF EDUCATION. THE FOLLOWING ARE PICTURES OF THE DISPLAY:

OUR CHILDREN MADE US PROUD!!!

 

 

 

 

The cookbook from Mt. lebanon foundation is out!!!!!

Artwork from many Jefferson students is included in the cookbook, along with great recipes from a number of our teachers. The entire back cover is our kids' work!!! If you haven't seen it, the cookbooks are absolutely beautiful. They would make great gifts, and are a bargain at only $20. ( Besides the foundation supports great programs for our students!) order Forms are available in the office.

 

 

 

You can e-mail mrs. specter at:   

   LAINEESPECTER@GMAIL.NET 

 

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