January 2022

Hallway Hacky Sack

Submitted by Carrie.pingel on Mon, 01/31/2022 - 22:09

Believe it or not, this game of Hacky Sack is part of an English project. Students polished their expository writing skills by presenting a step-by-step guide, or "How to" project on the topic of their choice for English Class today. The finer points of gameplay, technique, scoring, ad dexterity were on display for this assignment.

Bowdy, Lincoln, Pablo, Remi, Skyler

Owl Pellet Lab

Submitted by Carrie.pingel on Mon, 01/31/2022 - 19:18

Landmark scientists examined Owl Pellets last week. They learned about owl diets and habitats. They identified the tiny bones, skulls, and teeth that remained after owl digestion. 

Hunter Hopes

Greenhouse Classes Resume

Submitted by Carrie.pingel on Sat, 01/29/2022 - 19:45

Mama G is back! She resumed teaching Floriculture and Greenhouse classes when the new term started on January 18th. Students are learning skills and designing arrangements for Landmark's Floral Club.

Hopes, Madi, Allisyn

Dragons of the Month: Mini-term 4

Submitted by Carrie.pingel on Sat, 01/29/2022 - 14:23

Congratulations to our Dragons of the Mini-term. Each of these 5 students exemplified one of the Vital Behaviors and left an impression on their peers and teachers. Each of the students received a certificate, treats, gift card, and a ceremonial Landmark Dragon Pin. Thursday was a great day to be a Dragon!

Attendance: Derek Miller has not missed a single day in any of his classes. Derek is here on time every single day. Not only that, when he is in class, he is present, he participates, he does his work and contributes to a good classroom environment. He is a great student! 

Madi, Mauricio

Mark Bailey

Submitted by Carrie.pingel on Tue, 01/25/2022 - 23:17

Mark Bailey is one of the most positive people ever to work at Landmark. Every morning Mark has a grin on his face and a positive mindset. He is always ready to talk to anyone about anything if needed. Mark is also quick to point out if youre doing something wrong he won't let you continue to do more damage to your work. He is there to help you along the way.

Porter Jacklin

Pig Dissection Lab

Submitted by Carrie.pingel on Fri, 01/21/2022 - 16:58

The Science Department broke out the scalpels and conducted another dissection lab this week. This time they worked on fetal pigs and discovered the intricacies of the pig brain. Also, some students wondered if they would ever be able to enjoy bacon again.

Gourmet Final Projects

Submitted by Carrie.pingel on Fri, 01/21/2022 - 11:56

Chef Molen had students create a menu, prepare and cook, and then serve up a 3-course meal as part of their final grade in Foods Class. The students cooked up everything from Beef Wellington to Chicken Alfredo to Brownies all from scratch! The results were delicious 👩‍🍳

Lincoln Chase, Skyler Workman, Pablo Ibanez

Beauty Is In the Eye of the Beholder

Submitted by Carrie.pingel on Fri, 01/14/2022 - 14:47

Look out! Googly eyes have shown up in the science lab. So far the response has been mixed. 

"Whoever is putting googly eyes all around the science lab please stop … it’s creeping me out." Emily 

"Whoever is putting googly eyes all around the science lab please DON'T stop … it’s creeping Emily out." Chelsie

"Good looking out Emily! Keep your eyes peeled for any more of those bad boys. Iris sounding cornea here, but some pupils might just need you to keep a closer eye on them. " Carrie