Biology students conduct lab to study enzyme function

Photos by Jackie Rose

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Bilingual Biology lesson in second grade

Second grade students learn about the life cycle of a butterfly in both English and Spanish

Photos by Alex Filias and Dana Filias

Teacher Eileen Cellucci’s second grade students participate in Spanish class with teacher Maggie Sears. The students have been learning about the life cycle of a butterfly in their regular classes, therefore Sears incorporated it into their Spanish class. The kids first colored pictures that showed the different stages of the cycle with Spanish captions. After they finished, they performed a song and dance showing the life of a butterfly starting as a caterpillar. As said by student Courtney Dellicker, “Mariposa is Spanish for butterfly.”

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Teacher professional development covers grading guidelines

On October 6, 2010, the students of Manchester Essex Middle/High School had the first half day of the 2010-2011 school year.

Photos by Alex Filias and Abbi Biggar

On October 6, 2010, the students of Manchester Essex Middle/High School had the first half day of the 2010-2011 school year.  While students were dismissed early, the teachers stayed for department meetings.  After taking a lunch break, members of each department gathered with the department head to discuss guidelines for grading.

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