Homan News

Homan News2018-08-13T07:41:46+00:00

Homan Ice Cream Social

Homan Elementary welcomed their new students to the Lake Central School Corporation. Students were able to get ice cream and meet their new classmates.

Unified Sports

On May 10th students from Homan paricipated in a Unified Sports event at Lake Central.  Those participating were of the schools Homan Elementary, Protsman Elementary, as well as Clark and Kahler middle schools.  It was a feel good event set on a day with beautiful weather.

Thank You Secretaries!

We have recently had secretary appreciation day.  Studnets have made and decorated a banner for Homan’s secretaries Ms. Jenn and Ms. Nancy.  We send our thanks to them!

Mrs. Wolff’s 1st grade class work with coins to help comprehend the value of money.  The stuedents have to detemine how many quarters, dimes, nickles, and pennies they have in the cup and then add up all their coins.

Country Poster

Miss Miljevic’s third grade class works on posters covering a foreign country.  Students are assigned a country and have to research information such as the country’s capital, the language spoken, and the land area of the country.

Story Time

Mrs. Cummins reads to her 3rd grade class.  The class is reading Pippy Longstockings.  As Mrs. Cummings reads she asks kids to share there thoughts on whats happening.  She also stops for big words to make sure students can define them, like the word peculiar.

Wear Blue!

This is artwork done to inform students to wear blue on Friday April, 27th for autism awareness.  Students are encouraged to bring a dollar or a donation of there choice- all money raised will be donated to Hannahs Hope.

Grandparents Day

On Tuesday April 10th Homan Elementary School’s 1st grade teachers held their annual Grandparents Day.  It consisted of a morning full of performances of all 1st grade classes led by music teacher Ms. Pouzy.  The day then transitioned into an hour for students to enjoy a snack with their grandparents in the cafeteria.  It was a nice morning for all that had attended.  Thank you grandparents!

Fun Math

This exercise is what Ms. Pavlina’s kindergarten class refers to as “fun math”.  Students participate in Youtube’s counting to 100 series.  Students do various actions such as jumping jacks, guitar solo’s and lightsaber moves all while counting to 100.

Homan is Ready for Grandparent’s Day

Homan Elementary school is ready for Grandparents day on Tuesday April 10th.  Classes have completed grandparent related projects and displayed them around the school.  Homan’s 1st grade students are ready to bring their grandparents to school!

Kindness Starts With Me

On March 14th, Lake Central High School participated in National Walkout Day.  Homan was inspired by this and particpated in their own form of activism.  Homan held Kindness Starts With Me Day, a day in which they had asked all kids to wear orange in recognition.  Homan students made a chain of kindness, student council members wrote positvie messages and kind words on the sidewalk in charge, and teachers took expo markers and wrote kind messages to students on their lockers.  Awesome to see Homan come together and promote such a positive message!

Dreambox

Missy Vander Woude’s 1st grade students work on the Dreambox application.  Dreambox is a tool used to help kids with their math skills.  Dreambox test kids and determines their abilities to help progress them.

St. Patrick’s Art

Here is some art done by Homan students for St. Patrick’s day.  Fun to see Homan in the holiday spirit.

Title 1 Tutoring

Nicole Matchain a Title 1 Tutor reads with Cynthia Hernandez.  Hernandez says working with Matchain “helps a lot”.  Title 1 Tutors go to all classrooms and sit with the student they are tutoring or pull them into the hall based on students need.  Title 1 helps students learn to read, write, study vocab and complete math problems.

See Sound

Mrs. Wolff’s first grade class participates in a science experiment.  This experiment was to see soundwaves.  They accomplished this by putting sand on a cup with a plastic top, almost like a drum, and then they hummed by the cup to see the vibrations.

Valentine’s Day Parties

Take a look at Homan’s traditional Valentine’s Day parties.

Aaron Reylnolds Visits

Author Aaron Reynolds meets with all grades at Homan.  Aaron Reynolds writes children’s books.  He currently has 18 books published.  Aarons presentation was to inspire young authors and get them excited about reading and writing.  The delievery of his information is hilarious for kids.

Homan Preps for Author Visit

Homan will be getting a visit from author Aaron Reynolds.  Aaron is a Chicago native and will be visiting all the LCSC elementary school.  His visit will be taking place February 12th.  Pictured are some of his books diplayed in the library, a welcome banner and a project related to one of his works.

Library

Students enjoy library time.  In the library was a craft related to the author Aaron Reynolds who will be visiting Homan on Tuesday February 12th.

100 Days!

Kindergarten celebrated 100 days of school by dressing up as if they were 100 years old.  Classes made 100 day themed arts and crafts and some celebrated with a party including snacks.

Ukulele

Music class just became a whole lot more fun! Ukulele’s are new to music class! Check out these pictures of a 1st grade class learning the song “My Dog has Fleas”.

Lost & Found

The lost and found at Homan is looking pretty full these days!  Make sure you have your child check it out for any missing winter attire to keep them warm during these cold days!

Winter Decorations

Check out some winter themed hallway decorations made by Homan students

Scholastic Pajama Drive

Homan participated in the Scholastic Pajama Drive, for every pair of pajamas they donated, Scholastic will donate a book to a child in need.  To help raise the collection efforts students were allowed to wear a pair of pajamas if they brought in a pair on Friday December 1st.  The collection on Friday December 8th with more than 300 pairs of pajamas collected surpassing last years collection and meeting their goal for this year. Nice work Homan!

  • Pajama Drive.

Holiday Crafts

Mrs. Wolff’s 1st grade class is making macaroni and plate wreathes for a Christmas art project.

  • Christmas art project

Homan Winter Fest

On Friday December 1st Homan Elementary had their winter fest.  The night consisted of food, arts and crafts, raffles, pictures with Santa, and Christmas shopping.  They were also hosting a coat drive to help those in need.  It was a nice night to kick off the Holiday festivities.

  • Homan Winter Fest

The whole first grade class got together November, 21st to celebrate Thanksgiving.  They celebrated with each class performing a song or skit.  After their performances everyone enjoyed a nice Friendsgiving snack.

1st Grade Friendsgiving

  • 1st Grade Friendsgiving.

On November 10th Homan Elementary School hosted its annual Veterans Day breakfast.  Students invited veterans to share this morning with.  The morning was kicked off with student performances and then followed by breakfast.

Homan Veterans Day Breakfast

Candy Corn Investigation

Mrs. Wolff’s 1st grade class participated in a holiday themed candy corn science experiment.  The students would place a candy corn in four different solutions; water, water and baking soda mix, salt water, and water and vinegar mix.  They would leave the candy corn in the solution for 10-15 minutes and then remove the candy corn to record their observations.

  • Candy corn results.
  • Experiment results.
  • The materials for the experiment.
  • Mrs. Wolff's first grad class who participated in experiment.
  • Students record their observations of the candy corn in the solution experiments.

Halloween Parade

On October 31st Homan Elementary had their Halloween parade to kick off their Halloween parties.  One grade at a time, students would parade around the school as they showed off their latest and greatest Halloween costumes.

  • A student wears a Robin costume.
  • Students at Homan smile for a picture on Halloween.
  • A girl wears a princess costume and a boy wear a Mindcraft costume during the parade.
  • A student wears a Spongebob costume.
  • A student shows off his costume during the Halloween parade.
  • A student walks in their Batman costume for a parade.
  • Students wear their costume for the Homan parade.
  • Students at Homan walk in a Halloween parade.
  • A student walks with a scream costume on.
  • A girl walks around the school in her Halloween costume.
  • A girl wears a police officer costume.

Homan Fell into Fall

Homan is really embracing this fall season.  Outside nearly every class room is fall decorations that are displaying students classwork.  It is so nice to see Homan so festive this time of year.

Gym Class Dodgeball

Mrs. Wolff’s 1st Graders Put on a Play

Mrs. Wolff’s 1st grade students perform a play for Mrs. Pavlina’s kindergarten class.

Kindergarten Show & Tell

Mrs. Pavlina’s Kindergarten class does show and tell.

Homan Walk-A-Thon

Homan Elementary participates in the annual Walk-A-Thon.

Music Class

Mrs. Puzey’s music class engages children by playing a game to an interactive song.