PYP-Minute – 2013 Jump Rope for Heart

· Comments Off

The kids at Thomas Jefferson Elementary were recently jumping around a lot at school.  But we did not have ants in our pants. We were jumping to be healthy.  To learn about living a heart healthy life all of the

PYP Minute: China Day

· Comments Off

To welcome the Chinese New Year, the second grade at Thomas Jefferson Elementary recently got to enjoy “China Day.” It was a great way to start the “Year of the Snake.” Students moved from one classroom to another trying different

PYP Minutes – Chicks at Mount Daniel

· Comments Off

In the first week in May, a very exciting thing started happening in the Kindergarten class at Mount Daniel. The eggs they had been observing for months started to move and the baby chicks made their grand entrance.

PYP Minute – Bunnies at Mount Daniel

· Comments Off

A few weeks ago, students at Mount Daniel School were surprised to discover a baby rabbit nest under some of their playground equipment. The children quickly roped off the area with jump ropes and created several colorful warning signs not

PYP Minute – Mexico

· Comments Off

The Kindergarten class at Mount Daniel recently took a virtual trip to Mexico. They traveled by “Classroom plane” and learned a lot about the history and geography of the country.

PYP Minute – Economy

· Comments Off

The first grade students at Mount Daniel are now using a classroom economy to learn a little about finances. They now get paid in classroom money for the work that they do…but they also have to rent items such as

PYP Minute – Ghana Day

· Comments Off

On April 18th, the first grade class at Mount Daniel brought life in Ghana to Falls Church. They got to experience the local cuisine, and learned a lot about the country and it’s culture.

PYP Minute – Chinese Festival

· Comments Off

PYP Minute – Artifacts

· Comments Off

PYP – Jump for Heart

· Comments Off

PYP Minute: More Than Words

· Comments Off

Colonial Day at Thomas Jefferson Elementary

· Comments Off

PYP – Colonial Day On Friday, January 26th, the fourth grade class at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School presented their Colonial Day projects to demonstrate how the early colonists organized themselves. Each fourth grader chose an occupation from colonial days and