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Students stay engaged as summer approaches

Celebrations include pizza, slime-making, and Field Day

The end of a school year is a time to celebrate accomplishments, reflect on what we’ve learned, and look ahead at the progress and growth to come. All around City Schools, students have spent the end of the year having fun, planning their futures, and staying engaged. Check out some of the many ways schools and students are infusing their end of the school year with fun experiences that keep kids learning until the final bell. 

Students celebrating the end of the school year with snowballs, pies and books


Alphabet countdown at Furman L. Templeton Elementary: 
Students and staff count down the days before summer using the alphabet, with one letter for each of the last 26 days of school! On N is for Name Day, students chose their own fun nicknames and used them that entire day. On T is for Thank You Day, students wrote letters to their teachers to say thanks. And on S is for School Spirit Day, the entire school community showed their pride! Here's a full recap of the alphabet countdown.

Book Bank rolls through Henderson Hopkins Elementary: 
Here comes the Bookmobile! Last week, the Maryland Book Bank stopped by to give every student three books of their choosing to take and read over the summer. Check out some photos from the event

Time for slime at George Washington Elementary: 
Students who met their Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports incentives and were rewarded with a slime-making session! See photos of the fun, messy day that reinforced science principles.


Students celebrating the end of the school year with slime, cotton candy and snowballs

Fun Day at James McHenry Elementary:
Students at James McHenry closed the year out with FUN! Fun Day featured one-legged races, hula-hoop competitions, and treats like cotton candy and popsicles! See some photos of Fun Day here and here

Family Appreciation Day at Curtis Bay Elementary: 
Students, staff, families and care providers had a blast during Family Appreciation Day at Curtis Bay! Check out photos of the celebration, which featured field games, music, snow balls, cotton candy, and crafts. 

Field Day and Pride at Holabird Academy:
It was a fun and educational Thursday at Holabird as students competed in Field Day to celebrate the end of the year and attended a Pride assembly to learn about the history of Pride Month, influential leaders in the LGBTQ+ rights movement, and the Pride flag. Find fun photos of Field Day here and here! 


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