Here is what's new at Branch Elementary School! We have a new principal, Mr. Paul Jarvis. In addition, Branch has three new teachers--Ms.Starkie, grades 5-6, Mrs.Cramer grade 4, and Mrs. Whitaker grade 1.
Thanks to our new school board, we have a grade 4-5 music program that meets on Friday mornings. Our new teacher is Ms. Pielstick. We will continue to offer band on Tuesdays to students in grades 5 and 6 with Mr. Kirby.
We have two new class size reduction teacher/tutors: Mrs. Provence and Ms. Borges. Mrs. Provence will work primarily in grades K-2 and Ms. Borges will work in grades 3-6.
Our science focus will be on contributions of the Mayan culture semester one and on Marie Curie semester two. We will continue to provide labratory science experiences for every student at least once every three weeks.