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Elementary School

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K-5 is friendly, unique and nonstop fun! The teachers incorporate unique teaching strategies that make learning fun and memorable. In K-5, there is always an event happening. K-5 has regular events that all students participate in that connect classroom experiences to the outside world: Monthly Award Assemblies, sporting events (Jump-a-Thon and Jog-a-Thon), entertaining holiday performances, our Annual International feast and much more. K-5 is also part of a bigger community. Our students actively interact with students in middle and high school. In addition, to annual events eDay and Peace Day, our students interact with older students in the classroom as tutors, play leaders and teacher helpers. K-5 is a small family that is a vital part of our larger K-12 community.

Culmination

The fifth grade culmination is an important event at Valley Alternative Magnet. It represents the transition from elementary school to middle school. Some students may plan to stay at Valley Alternative Magnet, while others might plan to leave. This event reminds them that they have completed an essential stage in their education, and they will embrace the next stage of their education. They will face many changes, such as departmentalization as well as a new schedule system. To congratulate them, a formal ceremony is held, giving the students a chance to commemorate themselves. During this formal celebration, students may have someone represent them or represent themselves in a speech. After the ceremony, they are officially middle school students, and a small feast is held.

Elementary Winter Assembly