The students were working on parallel and series circuits. They were joining hands creating a human circuit as well. They built an electromagnet and also created a homemade electrical tester. Thank you, Miss Escobedo for these outstanding hands-on experiences. To view additional photos, please visit our photo gallery.
Lisa Navarro; Austin Middle School Principal and Heather Peña; Austin Middle School Assistant Principal presented Maricela Cortez; Sorensen Elementary Principal and Samuel Castillo; Sorensen Elementary Assistant Principal with several college banners which will be displayed throughout campus. This was made possible through community collaboration with the College for Every Student Initiative.
Sorensen Elementary students will participate in our annual Pasta for Pennies Kick-off Assembly. We will join two million elementary, middle and high school students in more than 2,700 schools across the country in collecting spare change for Olive Garden's Pasta For Pennies, a program benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's School & Youth campaign.
Third grade students at Sorensen Elementary will be performing in their annual theatrical production of Annie. Our English production will be held on January 26, 2016 from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM. Our Spanish production will be held on January 28, 2016 from 5:30 PM -6:30 PM. Parents, please join us for this event.
Sorensen Elementary librarian, Gina Huerta will be taking two students: Alysen Flores; Fourth Grade and Oscar Ansaldua; Fifth Grade to compete in a Battle of the Books event at Southwest High School on January 15, 2016. Students were asked to read 6 Bluebonnet books and test during this event. Good luck to our students. May comprehension be with you!
Sorensen Elementary students and their parents delivered 667 letters to Santa at our local Macy's Home store. Since today is National Believe Day, Macy's will donate $2.00 for every letter we delivered to the Make a Wish Foundation. Thank you, Eva Sandlin and Macy's for allowing us to participate for the seventh year. See you next year! To view additional photos, visit our photo gallery in our About Us section.
Sorensen Elementary students will be participating in Macy's A Million Reasons to Believe Day on December 11, 2015 at 9:00 A.M. which is National Believe Day. Macy's donates $1.00 to the Make a Wish Foundation for every postcard which is delivered to the store throughout the Christmas season; however, on actual Believe Day, Macy's will double the donation. Thanks and appreciation go out to our staff, parents and students for faithfully extending compassion throughout the years. See you at Macy's Home Store!