Bibich held their annual movie night for the students on Dec 1. Over 50 students showed up and watched the movie “Pete’s Dragon.” The students were able to eat popcorn and enjoy the movie with their friends.
For the first grade classes at Bibich, the students learned about foreground, middle ground and background in art class. They painted the background with snow, the middle ground with birch trees and the foreground with a cardinal bird.
Veterans Day Assembly
On Nov. 10, Bibich held their annual Veterans Day assembly. Over 30 veterans showed up to the program and the whole school sat in attendance. Throughout the assembly, the fourth grade choir sang, students read speeches and the Kahler Band performed.
Support Our Troops
Throughout the month of November, Bibich will be collecting donations to send overseas for those serving our country.
Student Council Elections
The student council at Bibich will be holding elections for new positions. The student council would be able to vote on who will fill each position. Those running for positions are able to campaign and make posters to promote their self.
Halloween Parade and Parties
On Tuesday, Oct. 31, Bibich had a Halloween parade around the school. The students were able to wear their costumes and show them off as they marched around the school. The students then marched through the gym and were able to see all the other student’s and teacher’s costumes.Also, Bibich had their annual Halloween classroom parties. Parents volunteered and helped organize the parties and set them up. Some parties included different games like bingo, wrapping toilet paper around students, and pictionary, crafts, and lots of snacks. The students were able to dress up in their costumes to celebrate Halloween.
Pumpkin Decorating Contest
The students at Bibich were able to decorate pumpkins and place them in a contest. The students were able to vote for the best pumpkin from their grade level so there was a winner from each grade.
Red Ribbon Week
During the week of Oct. 23-31, Bibich had the Red Ribbon Week. During that week, the students are educated on why alcohol and drugs are harmful and why they should steer away from them. One of the activities during the week was Chinese acrobats. The acrobats performed one of their shows for the entire school and the lesson was the acrobats wouldn’t be able to perform as well as they did if they were on drugs.
Because of Winn-Dixie
Mrs. Crary’s third grade listens patiently to their teacher as she reads out loud the book “Because of Winn-Dixie”. Mrs. Crary would stop at certain points in the book and the students would say the word she stopped on to make sure they were all paying attention. After reading each chapter, the students would come up with their own chapter titles for the book.
Fourth Grade Gym Class
Ms. Noel had her fourth grade gym class play human Foosball. The students were separated into two teams and the object of the game was to kick the soccer ball into their opponents net and to get the most points. The students couldn’t leave the circle they were standing on and couldn’t kick the ball to the left or right of them.
First Grade Gym Class
Mrs. Hanson’s first grade class attends gym class with the gym teacher, Ms. Noel. The students will warm up with simple exercises just skipping and jogging. Afterwards, the class played an educational game involving two dice. The one dice had numbers on it and the other one had exercises on it. Students would roll both dice and would have to do so many of each exercise, depending which side the dice would land on.
Family Math Night
On September 7, 2017, Bibich Elementary held its first Family Math Night. The goals for the evening were to help parents develop a better understanding of the new Indiana Academic Standards and the Lake Central School Corporation math curriculum. The new standards allow the students to think, wonder, explore, pose and solve problems about the real world. Numerous families and teachers spent the evening learning about math and playing math games.
Mrs. Huffman’s 4th grade class goes over one of their first homework assignments of the year. After checking over their homework, Mrs. Huffman has her class work on coming up with essay topics for their first essay of the year too. Topics from the students ranged from adventures with their dog to traveling to another planet.