Author: Melanie Wynne (Melanie Wynne)

Presentation Skills 101
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Presentation Skills 101

Last week’s Study Skills class focused on learning the ins-and-outs of presentation skills.  5th and 6th graders Kevin, Amalie, Bryce and Ayushman have fun learning exercises that help them get into the perfect posture in order to project their voices clearly for a speech or presentation.

Language Arts 'Chew On This' Presentations
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Language Arts 'Chew On This' Presentations

Chase Phillips presents his power point during Mrs. Zmarzly’s Language Arts class. The 7th/8th grade class read the thought provoking book Chew on This about the fast food industry.  Students were given a choice to either write an essay or design a poster board/power point. Students then gave a classroom presentation on the topic “How fast food effects people, communities and the...

Middle School Study Skills Class
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Middle School Study Skills Class

Students Bryce Garbett and Owen Van Marten work on Outlining: Taking Notes From Reading during the 5th/6th study skills class.   The Study Skills class is incorporated thirty minutes a week into their regularly scheduled classes and is designed to help students build great habits to last a lifetime.

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Test-Taking Tips

With final exams right around the corner, every student should be aware of these simple, yet effective, test-taking strategies. Bring at least two pens/pencils with good erasers, a calculator with enough batteries and any other resources that your instructor allows you to. Bring a watch to the test so that you can better pace yourself....