School News

Keyword(s): 
Date: 
   
RSS Feeds
Alerts Signup
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 
Markham 5th grade is featured in the "Be a Friend" video mash-up contest for Music Express magazine! The video was just released yesterday! (see more description below) https://youtu.be/o0PH9VQTk2Y Watch the winning schools of the Music Express Video Mash-Up Contest dance along with John Jacobson and friends to "Be a Friend." This song is featured in the August/September 2017 issue of Music Express magazine, the classroom magazine for young musicians, www.musicexpressmagazine.com.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 
First graders have been having fun practicing their measuring skills with different sized units. They used one inch tiles, craft sticks, baby steps and basket ball player steps to measure animal jumps. Then they asked themselves the question, does it take more baby steps or basketball player steps to measure an animal jump? The focus of the unit is to develop a foundation skills for accurate linear measurement. Please click on title for more pictures.
Posted Monday, Feb 6, 2017 
The King of 100th Day, Dr. Freil, introduces Mr. Wizard and his 'Guess My Number Game' to the morning Kindergarten.
Posted Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 
Students in grades 3, 4 and 5 did over $53,000 jumps total and raised $4470 for the American Heart Asssociation. The top jumper was Sara Incorvati with 325 jumps in 2 minutes. The top fundraisers with $250 were Mollie Gill, Will Windsor, and Beckham Dee. Please click on the title to view pictures.
Posted Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 
Markham Elementary is kicking off our American Heart Association JUMP ROPE FOR HEART program on January 9,2016. Please click on the title to view the packet.
Posted Friday, Nov 11, 2016 
The students of Markham recently completed a community service project benefitting the Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania. Nearly all 320 students of Markham created letters and posters that were donated to the VLP for their 18th annual Veterans Day Breakfast held on Friday, November 11th. The students spent time in and out of school creating the cards and letters, thanking the local veterans of war for their service to our country. The project was sponsored in partnership with Markham PTA. PTA President Moira Aulbach and Principal Dr. Robert Freil attended the breakfast where the cards and letters were displayed on the tables where honored veterans enjoyed breakfast while being honored for their service.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016 
Our bright-eyed and bushy-tailed kindergartners collected PB & J and money from voters.
Posted Monday, Nov 7, 2016 
Mrs. Wassmerman's and Miss Contes's classes earned a Pajama Day. We spent DEAR time snuggled up with our buddies while they read to us. Everyone had a great time. We love meeting with our buddies!
Posted Monday, Nov 7, 2016 
After reading the book "Miss Allaineus" fifth graders used their creativity to decorate paper dolls with costumes to showcase the meanings of multiple meaning words. Once costumes were on display, students worked to compare and contrast each costume set to determine the multiple meaning word each poster represented.
Posted Monday, Oct 24, 2016 
On Friday, October 7th, Markham students in grades 3 - 5 participated in their first ever Student Council Executive Council Elections. Students were voting on a President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. There were 28 students from the 5th grade Student Council who elected to run for one of the four offices. The students involved participated in campaign speeches, campaign poster development, and meet the candidate events to help promote their platform for election.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016 
Miss Sharman's 4th grade students and K-PM buddies met on Tuesday to help 4th grade with a Math activity: How much taller than a Kindergartner is a 4th grader? Here are a few photos of the event.
Posted Friday, Oct 14, 2016 
Markham 5th grade is participating in a video mash-up contest for Music Express magazine again this year. The grade level came together recently to videotape our version of the song "Be a Friend" that will be combined with videos from schools across the country. As we ended we took this picture to show how much we #lovetosing! Thanks Music Express magazine!!
Posted Friday, Oct 7, 2016 
Today Mr. Gigler's class created a web of kindness during their Markham Care meeting. Each student gave a complement to another student while passing around a ball of yarn to show how we are all connected.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 5, 2016 
On Thursday, September 29th, the second graders took a walk down memory lane with their annual "Walking Tour of Mt. Lebanon." Docents led the children up and down Washington Road as they searched for architectural clues to piece together our community's history. The tour also led the students to the Mt. Lebanon safety buildings, where students met with our local firefighters and police officers. ​
Posted Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 
Fifth graders took learning outside to the beautiful Markham Gardens to observe nature and create sentences using figurative language. Ex. The tree is as tall as a sky scraper The bee flew by and I heard, Buzz. There must be 1,000,000 plants in the garden! Birds are like blueberries, beautiful and blue. The sun smiled down at me. The wind whispered softly to itself.
Posted Monday, Sep 19, 2016 
A group of fifth graders recently met with principal Dr. Rob Freil during an informational meeting regarding the Markham Student Council. Student Council is in its fourth year at the school, and serves as an excellent leadership organization for our fifth grade students. Over thirty children were interested in being on the leadership group. The council sponsors community service projects, organizes school wide activties, and serves as the student voice for all 320 children.
Posted Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 
On Friday, September 9th, Markham Elementary School students and staff along with members of the police, fire and medical response teams, district and local leaders, and families participated in a remembrance ceremony. The annual tradition at the school involves flag raising, pledge, moment of silence, readings and special music. The event is an important part of our school community, especially as we continue to value showing our respect and appreciation our local first responders.
Posted Thursday, Sep 1, 2016 
Markham students, staff, and families are here enjoying some time together on the first day of school. Although hot, the week has gone by well with all students acclimating back into the routine of our school year.
Posted Monday, Aug 15, 2016 
Come to Markham Elementary School Meet and Greet on Thursday, August 25th from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Meet the staff, see the classrooms and buildings, and reconnect with the other Markham students and families as we prepare to launch the 2016.2017 school year.
Posted Friday, May 20, 2016 
Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the Reflections competition!
Posted Monday, May 16, 2016 
Markham 4th Grade visited the Frick Art Museum on Thursday, May 12th
Posted Friday, May 13, 2016 
Children's book author and illustrator, Matt Tavares visited Markham.
Posted Monday, May 9, 2016 
Markham Kids of Steel at Pittsburgh Kids Marathon
Posted Monday, Apr 25, 2016 
Markham 1st Grade and 4th Grade buddies teamed up celebrate Earth Day on Friday, April 22nd.
Posted Friday, Apr 22, 2016 
Markham Library under librarian Mrs. Marsh is reconfiguring the layout to encourage Student Maker Space and Relaxed reading environment.
Posted Monday, Mar 28, 2016 
Markham 3rd Graders learned about poetry and then wrote and shared their own poems at the Poetry Cafe.
Posted Thursday, Mar 24, 2016 
Check out our 4th and 5th Graders' beautiful artwork!
Posted Monday, Feb 29, 2016 
Markham celebrates Read Across America week!
Posted Monday, Feb 22, 2016 
Mt. Lebanon 5th Graders sold friendship bracelets as a service project in Spanish class.
Posted Monday, Feb 22, 2016 
Carnegie Mellon University's "The Outreach Roadshow" visited Markham on 2/19/2016.

Calendar

    • MonFeb27 MES Read Across America Theme Week
    • FriMar10 MES Markham Circle Breakfast 7:45 AM to 8:20 AM
    • FriMar10 MES Principal's Coffee 8:45 AM

Mt. Lebanon School District

7 Horsman Drive

Pittsburgh PA 15228

Fax: 412-344-2047

412-344-2000

© 2016 Mt. Lebanon School District. You are welcome and encouraged to access and print material from the Mt. Lebanon School District website for personal use only. Any other copying, posting to another website, distribution, modification, transmission, or dissemination of any of the Website content is strictly prohibited without the prior written permission from the School District.

powered by finalsite