Third graders got the chance to try something new recently. It’s called
Breakout Edu, it’s great fun, and it can be experienced by
learners of all ages. During the Breakout EDU game, students work
together as a whole class or in small groups to solve a series of
critical thinking clues and puzzles. They do this in order to open
some special locks on a box that contains a treat or something
related to the game problem identified at the beginning of the game.
The game the third graders played was called “If You Take a Mouse
to School,” and was based on the book of the same name by author
Laura Numeroff. With this particular game, the mouse in the story
had taken the students’ crayons and put them in the locked box, and
students had to work in small groups to solve puzzles and open locks
in order to get their crayons back. The students thought that the
puzzles were challenging and made them think, which is one of the
many benefits of Breakout Edu. Through the Breakout experience,
students learned teamwork, perseverance, critical thinking,
collaboration, cooperation, and creative thinking, all valuable skills in
school, the workplace, and the world. Plus, it was just a whole lot of
The IKM-Manning High School Student Council was able to donate over $2900 to the American Cancer Society, raising funds by sponsoring 2 Pink Outs (Volleyball and Basketball), t-shirt sales, a silent auction and donations.
Bullying is unwanted, repeated, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. Bullying can occur during or after school hours. While most reported bullying happens in the school building, a significant percentage also happens in places like on the playground or the bus. It can also happen travelling to or from school, in the youth’s neighborhood, or on the Internet.
There are three types of bullying:
Click on this link: https://www.stopbullying.gov/ for more information
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