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Kate Waller Barrett Elementary
The third quarter's award recipients include:
Megan Bush's class--Lucas Kullback, service; Ethan Kullback, citizenship; T'Nyiah White, outstanding achievement; Tiarra Daniells, student of the month; Alexander Garcia-Ventura, language arts
Jennifer Cunningham's class--Ayden Mertins, math; Kalei Richardson, math; Walter Rivas, citizenship; Shaunyce Jordan, service; Zakiyyah Johnson, reading
Laura Dosser's class--Karlie Wilebski, Jackson McFarland, Cornelius Scott, Maya LaPietra, Raigan Thibodeaux, Saige Thibodeaux
Jennifer Jones' class--Tamayia Davis, language arts; NiSean Harris, academic; Chase Murafsky, good behavior; Kade Pelland, reading
Melissa Maiwald's class--Dylan Carr, outstanding achievement; Jayda McClure, citizenship; Jalen Marsh, good behavior; Olivia Washington, language arts; Victoria Gentilini, service; Lilly Peschka, student of the month; Farrah Perry, reading
Christine Reigleman's class--Caniyah Choice, spelling; Diego Palencia Membreno, academic achievement; Jonathan Nolasco, citizenship; Rachel You, math; Gunar Harvey, math; Elijah Fikes, student of the month; Edgar Jimenez, reading.
Chantel Blackwell's class--Winni You, student of the Month; Alison Dosser, outstanding achievement; Mia Sanchez, math; Alex Zegarra Caballero, reading; Noah Miller, science; Robert Hernandez, spelling
Sara Chappell's class--Chad Allen Jr., reading; Joel Boakye, math; Sydney Clarkson, achievement; Mariah Conaway, language arts; Caleb Francis, spelling
Deborah Conley's class--Justin Todd, good citizen; Taliana Sellner, math; Erika Adu, spelling; Tajsa Legette, language arts; Dustin Crawmer, achievement
Kathy Evans' class--Jordan Mellender, language arts; Markell Underwood, math; Parker Trahan, math; Steven Blackledge, drama; Dustin Dean, spelling; Mario Poblador, science
Carmen Healy's class--Shyann Puryear, student of the month; Jamarcus Clemons, reading; Demetria Patterson, language arts; Asia Minor, social studies; Joshua Lucey, math
Lisa Padgett's class--Kaiden Wink, math; Irwin Nativi, reading; Jaden Hammond, science; Adriana Hester, good citizen.
Kat Bates' class--Cordell Corbin, Makayla Rashed, Ester Bondzi, Marlon Rubio, Raven Covington, Sarai Amaya-Acosta
Hadley Christi's class--Natalia Monterrosa, golden paw for effective effort; Jhordan Amaker, academic achievement; Savanah Harper, service; Craig Martin, reading; Jean Reed, language arts; Sindy Ventura-Reyes, science
Ellen Church's class--Reanna Ahnen, reading; Julissa Alston, student of the month; Nathan Brinkley, citizenship; Landon Latham, math; Matthew Vessels, academic achievement; Austin Youmans, language arts.
Kimberly Kingman's class--Shaun Harris, science; Austin Yonts, science; Madison Lawhorn, service; Shantell Mcelroy, reading; Andy Nativi, math; Elie Griffin, math
Erica Lawthers' class--Nina Boligitz, academic award; William Catts, student of the month; Megan Garvey, language arts; Kymani Gomez, outstanding achievement; Jade Phipps, citizenship; Emmanuel Thomas, math award
Wendy Wright's class--Kayla Watts, spelling; Tyresse Kosh, reading; Noah Brinkley, math; Donnie Gammon, science; Khyndal Elliott, language arts; Kaiden Neale, spelling.
Bryan Gulcin's class--Adam Et-Tarbahoulti, Jayda Poblador, Kenneth Matute-Murillo, Dylan Rogers, Ayrulan Davis
Lauren Lew's class--Julian Rainsberger, Solange Destouche, Rondell Minor, Cody Harmon, Alison Carrillo-Matias
Christian Nelson's class--Adrian Borders, Abraham Panshiri, Giselle Gonzalez-Flores, Kemonte Todd, Jordan Childs, Keyra Brazzle, Cynthia Rivas, Kialijah King, Jacob Serpas
Breanne Smith's class--Joshua Adams, academic award; Haily Hughes, academic award; Porter Kulbeth, service; Deyvie Membreno, student of the month; Nathan Phillips, language arts
Nicole Sutton's class--Nicholas Paniagua, Kayla McDonald, DeAndre Jones, Michael Powell, Carlie Jackson, Valeria Reyes, Matthew Rigdon.
Mandy Fisher's class--Talia Feliciano, math; Justice Daniel Latham, social studies; Damon McGee, academic award; Christopher Parker, science; Makenzie Roh, reading
Kristy Haight's class--Ty Deaton, reading; Andre Moxam, good citizen; Derek Neal, science; Madison Sams, social studies; Brian Camel, math; Alejandra Rios, academic achievement
Brianne Heaney's class--Keshawn Bryant, math; Angela Dennis, science; Carlos Leon, student of the month; Ayomide Oyewoga, service; Kelsey Salmeron, reading
Robin Hunter's class--Aminta Saamaa, reading; Joeseph Gallagher, science; Nyah D'Angelo, math; Antonio Johnson, drama; Catheryn Karpik, service
Amy Martin's class--Jordan Beaner, academic achievement; James Henry, language arts; Kimberly O'Quinn, reading; Kyleigh Peterson, social studies; Jasmine Swarthout, student of the month; Zachary Vavra, math
Katie Pollock's class--Devin Dunbar, effective effort; Luke Martinez, outstanding achievement; Colvin Chumley, math; Rachel Yeary, reading; Peter Dawson, language arts; Jullian Harrington, social studies.
Ann Kingman's class--Garrett Burke, social studies; Billy Trombley, social studies; Owen Ledford, science; Emily Webb, outstanding achievement; Kyle Scanlan, golden paw award; Aarin Wilson, student of the month
Kelly Moxley's class--Eric Guardado-Avalos, social studies; Luz Ariana Levice-Ostos, student of the month; Josh Cox, service award; Kevin Crutchley, reading; Azahane Mercer, academic
Nick Stallone's class--Emily Arnett, citizenship; Jacob Close, math; Alessia Cotton, good behavior; Pierce Diaz, science; Austin Haight, reading; Logan Haight, outstanding achievement
Rebecca Ward's class--Benjamin Tivin, academic award; Michael Bennett, citizenship; Jayla Compton, math; Dre'an Carter, reading; Bethany Meli, student of the month
Heather Wild's class--Zoe Wallace, citizenship; Cadence Reid, language arts; Stephen Cypher III, math; Samuel Manu, science; Aaron Smith, service; Destiny Lewis, achievement.
The following students placed in the top 3 of the WordMasters Challenge for their grade level and will receive a certificate and medal:
Third place, Jasmine Washington
Second place, Porter Kulbeth
First place, tie with Jason Raymond and Kanaya Jones
Third place, Emma Chapman
Second place, Luke Martinez
First place, Trevor Niles.
Third place, Liam Velasquez
Second place, a tie with Sofia Tortolero and Garrett Burke
First place, tie with Rhiannon Villafana and James DeMerchant.
The following students earned the top three places for their overall scores in the Fifth-grade Math Problem Solving Contest:
Third place--tie, Rebekah Martinez and Devon Sams
Second place--tie, Garrett Burke and James DeMerchant
First place--Sofia Tortolero.
The following students excelled on the Physical Education Physical Fitness test:
Zachary Rogers, Top Push-up Record for fifth-grade boys, 40
Allie Childress, Top Sit and Reach fourth-grade girls, 18 inches
Luis Ledesma, Top Sit and Reach. fifth-grade Boys, 16 inches
William Patchel, Top Sit and Reach fourth-grade Boy, 16 inches.
Third-grade teachers Beth Halterman, Jizelle Pickering, Amy Terebesi and Pam Wolford, and special educators Sheryl Adcock and Pam Kantor have been awarded Innovative Teaching Grants by the Stafford Education Foundation. As part of the award process, the winners and their principal will attend the Foundation's Innovative Teaching Grant Reception on Sept. 21 at Stafford Hospital. The following students will present speeches at Fifth-grade Recognition Night on June 13: Anthony Guishard, Emilie Brandt-Hare, Aiyanna Lee and Sarah Reid.
Brooke Point High
Six students participated recently in Stafford County's first ever Battle of the Books for high school students. Brooke Point's team of captain Abby Maldonado, Richard Gannon, Tyler Grogg, Tracy Spelman, Ally Steuart and Rachek Whitford, finished third. Students read five books, then chose two to become very knowledgeable about. They then completed short-answer questions, student-generated questions, and multiple-choice questions that began, "In which book " To prepare for the competition, students generated 10 to 15 questions for the books that they read so that they were able to quiz each other during practice.
Student journalists on the staff of the newspaper, "The Hawkeye," were recognized in The Free Lance-Star's 2012 Student Journalism Awards contest. Kayla Harris won second place for sports photo; Nicole Caliri won third place
Physics teacher Benjamin Forbes won a grant from the Stafford Education Foundation for new physics equipment. The money will be used to buy helicopters and rotors, which students will use to investigate the payload limits and optimum position for rotor blades. Students are going to use Tracker software to analyze videos while applying the rules surrounding forces and acceleration.