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Pancake Race Winners 2017

Ewalt and St. James held their annual pancake race Tuesday February 28th, 2017.  More than 30 students  participated in this years race.  Congratulations to our top three boys Brenden, Jacob, and Phoenix and our top Girls Karlee, Isabela, Peyton, and Lauren!

Brendon was the fastest boy with a new Ewalt record of 44.70 and Karlee was our fastest girl finisher with a time of 50.91! Way to go!!


Seuss on the Loose

Garfield students were treated to a Celebration Friday appearance by the Cat in the Hat and Thing 1 & Thing 2.  The performance
was a kickoff to the annual Read Across America celebration that featured a Fox in Socks Hop, Stack with the Cat games, and Even More Fun and (Board) Games.  Students enjoyed traveling throughout the activities with their buddies.  

Battle of the Books Champs!

Garfield readers were champs at the first USD402 Battle of the Books. Eight teams representing the four elementary schools participated in the quiz-bowl style
tournament.  The two teams of 4th graders from Garfield finished first and second. In total, forty Garfield students participated in the Battle of the Books this inaugural year.


Youth Leadership Butler 2016-17

Youth Leadership Butler had their awards ceremony Sunday 1/29/17

Bridgett Winzer, Josh Todd, Sidney Ridder, Katie Payne and Haylee Hoefgen.



Robinson's 15th Annual Veteran's Day Program

Robinson held their 15th Annual Veteran's Day Program on Thursday, November 10, 2016, in honor of our service men & women. The students did an excellent job, as did the entire Staff. Thank you to our Veterans, their families, community members, and family members of our students. We also want to thank U.S. Congressman Mike Pompeo, State Senator Ty Masterson, State Representatives Kristie Williams and Will Carpenter, and Augusta Mayor Matt Childers for attending and speaking to the audience. Thank you to the Augusta Dept.

Weather detectives at Garfield

What will the weather do?  Meteorologist Mark Larson from KWCH visits Garfield third, fourth and fifth graders to talk about forecasting the weather.  Mr. Larson explained how models of the jet stream, temperature and other factors are combined to determine a weather forecast.

Homecoming Float Winners!

Garfield Elementary won first prize for our Homecoming Parade float.  Capitalizing on the "To Infinity and Beyond" theme, Andy, Jesse, and Buzz Lightyear headlined the float, while lots of other Toy Story characters and Garfield Grizzlies also participated.

Watch D.O.G.S. at Garfield

Garfield Dads are volunteering as part of the nationally recognized WATCH D.O.G.S. program. Goals of the initiative include positive male role models and increased safety in
schools. Find more information at