Life in the WDMCS 3/21/2016
Life in the WDMCS is a weekly feature that highlights what is happening at each of our buildings. If a school is not listed, there was no submission from that building this week.
Crestview School of Inquiry
Crestview School of Inquiry’s Tiger Choir performed their spring concert on March 1. The highlight was a medley of songs from the Broadway musical “Newsies”!
Crossroads Park Elementary
The Crossroads Park Elementary fifth- and sixth-grade chorus performed at Farm Bureau on March 9.
Crossroads Park Elementary English as a Second Language teachers hosted a Crafting Hour for students, where they created stuffed owls.
First-grade students at Hillside Elementary are learning about geometry. They used straws and string to create different shapes and explore geometry basics.
Westridge Elementary fifth-graders set up a wax museum on March 7, with each student representing a historical figure they had researched. Families and community members learned about a wide range of important people from Rosa Parks and Neil Armstrong to Gandhi and J.K. Rowling.
Valley High School
The Valley High School boys’ basketball team defeated Iowa City West 46-39 to become the 2016 Iowa Class 4A Champions on March 12. They celebrated their successful season in the Valley Field House after the game.