Green Valley Elementary

Green Valley Elementary

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Chick Fil A Night This Tuesday, February 28!

Come join the fun at the Galleria Mall (5:00-8:00 p.m.)!  10% of all the proceeds of this evening will come to our school.  We could use the extra MOOOOO-Lah! 

Invite your neighbors and your friends - they don't have to attend Green Valley in order for us to receive the benefit.

The class with highest percentage of participation receives an Ice Dream party. 

Friday, February 24, 2012

Welcome to Our Black History Program

A 2nd grade student and Mr. Singer introduced the program.
Click here to watch a recording of our program.
2nd graders dancing to "Run Molly Run".

Green Valley Drama Club performs "The Freedom Bus".

Green Valley Choir performs "Follow the Drinking Gourd".

Soloists perform "Standing in the Need of Prayer".

3rd graders perform a rhythm piece entitled "Martin Luther King".

Do We Have a Famous 2nd Grader?

What do you think?

Famous African American Inventors

George T. Sampson - clothes dryer

Mrs. Garrett's 1st graders researched African American Inventors.

Sarah Boone - ironing board

Garrett Morgan - gas mask and traffic signal

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Arbor Day at Green Valley

Third grade participated in an Arbor Day tree planting.

Colin Connor, city forester, along with two others from the Hoover
Beautification Board helped organize this event with Mrs. Barnett.

Students helped plant an Overcup Oak Tree in GV's front yard for all
to enjoy.

Come out to Aldridge Gardens next Saturday, March 3 and pick up your
free tree!

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Second Grade Meteorologists

Mr. McLevaine's Weather-Watchers

The students wrote words describing what they saw and felt.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Check out the Birmingham News!

Green Valley students are on the front page of the Birmingham News!
Mrs. Darroch's class is showcased using the Nooks in their classroom.
Check out the link:

Friday, February 17, 2012

Happy Presidents' Day!

Have a great 3-day weekend - No School on Monday, February 20!
Abe (aka Mrs. McBrayer) and Mrs. Paiml

Thursday, February 16, 2012

A Writing Celebration!

Mrs. Gray's Kindergarten authors shared their
writing with each other and their parents.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

An Inside Look at Body Trek

Let's take a look at what goes on in our body.  Buckle up for safety!

Check out those muscles! 
Learn the proper way to pick up something heavy.

How does your heart work?

Don't pick your nose!

Monday, February 13, 2012

GV Robotics Team Places 1st and 2nd!!!

Green Valley Robotics Team (RoboGators) came in 1st and 2nd place at the
District Level Competition which was held February 4 at
Riverchase Elementary.  Congratulations!

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Body Trek!

Look what I saw in the parking lot this weekend!  Body Trek
begins Tuesday, February 14.  We are still looking for parent
volunteers to make this a success!

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Character Award Winners

Congratulations to our Character Award Winners!
From left to right: 
Christian Hargrove (5th), Sabrina Thornton (1st),  Jordan Singer (2nd),
Jayla Williams (3rd), Madelyn Roe (K) and Olivia Rodgers (4th)

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Jump Rope for Heart

February 1 was Jump Rope for Heart Day at Green Valley.  All students
spent their P.E. time jumping rope for a good cause.