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Activities
Summer Camp Coding Week
June 10, 2019
Summer Camp Orientation
May 30, 2019
SUFS Rising Stars
February 5, 2019
100 Days of School
January 31, 2019
Book Character Celebration
January 24, 2019
Literacy Night
January 24, 2019
Christmas Cantata
December 15, 2018
Thanksgiving Celebration
November 19, 2018
Read for the Record
October 25, 2018
Red Ribbon Week
October 22, 2018
Hispanic Celebration
October 5, 2018
Field Trip - Miami International Airport
October 1, 2018
Middle School Open House
September 26, 2018
See You at the Pole- National Student Day of Prayer
September 26, 2018
Open House
September 11, 2018
Parent Workshop: Understanding the Curriculum
August 27, 2018
Preschool & Elementary Meet and Greet
August 17, 2018
Middle School New Parent Orientation
August 16, 2018
New Parent Orientation
August 3, 2018
Summer Camp
June 11, 2018
National Honor Society
March 14, 2018
Friendship Celebration
March 14, 2018
Family Fun Day
March 7, 2018
Company Picnic
March 3, 2018
Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration
March 2, 2018
Black History Month
February 28, 2018
Presidential Debates
February 28, 2018
Fieltrip: Miami City Ballet
February 16, 2018
Fieldtrip: Fruit and Spice Park
February 16, 2018
Valentine's Dance
February 13, 2018
Chuck E Cheese Fundraiser
February 2, 2018
Fieldtrip: Railroad Museum
January 30, 2018
KA Champions!
January 27, 2018
Fieldtrip: Zoo
January 8, 2018
Science & Engineering Fair
April 17, 2017
Easter Celebration
March 18, 2016
Nurturing Parenting Classes
March 3, 2016
Career Week
February 22, 2016
PBL Showcase
January 22, 2016
Project Based Learning Showcases
January 18, 2016
PBL Showcase

January 22, 2016
Project-based learning, as with all lessons, requires much preparation and planning. It begins with an idea and an essential question. When our kindergarten teachers design the project and the essential question that will launch the activities, they identify the educational standards that will be addressed. With these standards in mind, they devise a plan that will integrate as many subjects as possible into the project. Application of knowledge ensures that the students solidify the concepts to build upon. At the end of their 2nd PBL quarter, the kindergartners learned about the difference between plant and animals. They also understood what a plant and an animal produce. Parents were invited to this showcase of knowledge.

An important process of business is the planning process. Our 3rd graders worked for several weeks in developing a recording business. Students were broken down into small teams which assumed responsibilities as marketing managers, publicists, recording artists, CEO's, accountants, and stylists. Each group represented to the families their job requirements, salaries, and importance in the planning process and success of the business.

Inspired on the show "Shark Tank", the 4th class was challenged to create their own business. During the last few weeks, each team developed a business plan which culminated in a live pitch to their parents justifying why their business was worth funding. Each group exposed the purpose of their business, how much it would cost to fund it, and how much profit they would make. Each team picked a day and a time during the following weeks in which they will sell their products in our school media center. Parents were invited to fund their projects in order for each team to operate. Any profits at the end of the season will be donated to a non for profit organization of the team's choice.

Learning can be fun, specially when it is shared with the families. During this last quarter's PBL project, the 5th and 6th graders learned about the US government, our founding fathers' vision of the constitution, and the branches of government. The PBL study culminated with a game show in which the students challenged the parents with difficult questions. It was obvious that the parents were no match for our students!
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