The Children’s Guild’s Monarch Academy Annapolis Public Charter School held a Grandparents Day for all of its students on Wednesday, March 28th from 10:00am to 1:00pm at the school. Those in attendance were Principal Myers, Assistant Principal McCann, School Counselor, Nikki Johnson, grandparents, grandfriends, and the whole school community.
Grandparents Day gave the Monarch Academy students an opportunity to showcase to their grandparents and their grandparents’ friends the academic and social success that they have achieved at the school and the great things that are happening at Monarch Academy Annapolis such as the upcoming Lion King musical that is set to take place starting May 23rd through May 25th. The grandparents were also able to participate with their grandchildren during regular class instruction.
Principal Myers and Assistant Principal McCann kicked off Grandparents Day by greeting the grandparents and their friends before the 30-minute program. The program included performances from the Monarch Academy Annapolis student dance club, band and strings, and drama club. See Grandparents Day Program 2018. The event also included refreshments, door prizes (gift cards and book fair coupons), a Spring Book Fair for families to purchase books, and a classic photography station where families could take formal photos.
The Children’s Guild’s Monarch Academy Glen Burnie Public Charter School held a Pi Day Contest for all of its students on Wednesday, March 14th. The Pi Day Contest was sponsored by the Bowie Baysox baseball team in recognition of the mathematical constant “Pi” to help foster an increased interest in mathematics among students to improve student success.
On March 14th, all of the teachers held the competition in their classrooms and coached the students on the best way to reach their goals. Out of 267 students who participated in Pi Day this year, 5th grader, Ifeoluwa Adeleye from Ms. Kandi’s math class was declared the winner at 361 digits. Ifeoluwa will go on to represent Monarch Academy Glen Burnie at the Pi Day Game on Friday, April 20th and will attend a winners ceremony at 6:30pm where she will receive a pre-game award from the Baysox.
All of the students that participated in the Pi Day Contest received a free ticket to Pi Day Recognition Night on Friday, April 20th to watch the Baysox face off against the Akron Rubber Ducks.
Congratulations to Pi Day Contest winner, Ifeoluwa Adeleye!
For more information about the game, please see attached flyer: Pi Day 2018 Flyer
The Children’s Guild’s Monarch Academy Glen Burnie Public Charter School hosted a Family Art Night for its students and their families on Monday, March 23rd from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the school campus.
Organized by Art Teacher, Samantha Green, Art Night gave the Monarch students and their families an opportunity to enjoy a night of collaborative art-making as a community.
The night ended with a Monarch community activity that included all attendees creating a giant wall loom decorated with ribbons that were woven together.
It was a great night of fun.
The students at The Children’s Guild Prince Georges Campus had such a blast during this Winter Olympic season. Along with members of the school community, students participated in various friendly but highly competitive sports events. PG Campus Science Teacher, Jay Gregorio recounts the Winter Olympic games in his article, Citius, Altius, Fortius! Read it here: Citius, Altius, Fortius!
The 4th-grade students of The Children’s Guild’s Monarch Academy Annapolis Public Charter School engaged in a transdisciplinary unit entitled Leaving a Mark, How We Express Ourselves. In the unit, the students explored and learned about how different forms of expression tell us about life long ago. For the 4th-grade summative assessment, the students created wonderful projects to display in the “Eastern Woodlands Museum.”
We are so proud of the learning the students accomplished. Take a look at the “Eastern Woodlands Museum” video: https://flipagram.com/f/1NOYdO1Mp8V
On Friday, March 16th, the inquisitive 4th-grade students of The Children’s Guild’s Monarch Academy Annapolis Public Charter School sat quietly as Author, Vince Leggett presented a history of the Chesapeake Watermen using the artwork in the cafeteria as a backdrop.
Vince Leggett is the author of Blacks of the Chesapeake, a relatively unknown story about the integral role African-Americans played in the Chesapeake region’s seafood and maritime industries.
After the presentation, the students asked the author questions and had a great time exploring the artwork with him.
Congratulations to the students of The Children’s Guild’s Monarch Academy Glen Burnie Public Charter School, on winning a first and third prize in Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab’s Regional Maryland MESA (Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement) competition.
This year marks the first time that Monarch Academy Glen Burnie students participated in JHUAPL’s MESA program. Read more about the students and the MESA competition.
Congratulations to Wyatt Anthony, a 3rd-grade student of The Children’s Guild’s Monarch Academy Glen Burnie Public Charter School, on publishing his first book, titled “Ryatt is Coming.” Wyatt is 9 years old and has attended Monarch Academy Glen Burnie since Kindergarten in the Fall of 2014.
On Saturday, March 24th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm, Wyatt will appear at Curmudgeon Books at Marley Station Mall in Glen Burnie for a meet and greet and to sign copies of his book. Read the article on Wyatt Anthony in this week’s Pasadena Voice.