Cascade showed its best with the Literacy Fair and Science Night along with the book fair on March 6th. See more pictures...
See who made the Honor Roll for 2nd quarter.....
Amy Johnson taught 5th grade at Northlake Elementary School until this fall when she moved to Cascade. At all levels, American History is the guiding theme for her teaching. She uses project-based learning about major events, such as the Boston Massacre and the Battle of Gettysburg, to instruct and inspire. Students assemble artifacts, write a detailed report with a bibliography, and do a presentation with visuals. This rigor attempts to replicate a college-level experience for her elementary and middle school students.
Excitement builds as Johnson leads students on a journey through time. Students proclaim: “Mrs. J., you make the past come back to life again!” as they answer important historical questions and discover new topics for investigating. Administrators describe her students as “engaged, inspired, and imaginative in their pursuit to understand the past,” and Johnson herself as “a dynamic teacher of American History without equal.”
Brenden, Kolei, Aiden holding trophy), Gabe, Kaden from Cascade Middle School and Ivan from Mt. Solo.
The Cowlitz County 4-H Robotics Club known as the “Blazing Bots” competed Saturday, January 18, 2014 in the INTEL Oregon FIRST Lego League Championship Tournaments. They received a 1st place trophy for Google’s Innovative Solutions Project Award. The six member competitive robotics team won the award for designing a lightweight face mask that can be used in emergency situations arising after natural disasters such as earthquakes. Read more...
English Language Arts teacher Digna Artiles (l)and social studies teacher Madeline Morris (r), pictured with Noel McRae of the Lower Columbia School Retirees Association, were awarded grants from the Association. Ms. Morris utilized her grant to purchase additional technology for her classroom - Kuno tablets, and Ms. Artiles utilized her funds to purchase additional materials for special projects to increase rigor for all students. Congratulations to these award winning teachers and thank you LCSRA!
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