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    Divider and spacer Hailey GreenVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007234Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Hailey Green of Miss Kilea Thomas's 5th grade class was honored as an April 2019 Town of Gilbert Student of the Month.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Literacy DayVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007216Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg held our first Literacy Day on Monday, May 13. Families and the community were invited to enjoy a variety of literacy based activities.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Mathleague TeamVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007199Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Weinberg students Sawyer Alvarado, Gabe Pusz, and Connor Leavy who participated in Mathleague's state level competition and did a remarkable job. Sawyer and Gabe will be representing Chandler Unified at the national competition on June 15th at Texas A & M. Go, Wranglers!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Diana PerezVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007251Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) The Chandler Chamber of Commerce surprised noontime aide Diana Perez on Friday, May 10 with the Support Staff of the Year award. She will be recognized at an awards dinner on May 31 at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Brooke BrenchleyVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007180Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg 6th grader Brooke Brenchley of Ms. Monica DaRugna's class was honored as a Town of Gilbert Student of the Month for March 2019.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Madison ReynoldsVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007181Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg 4th grader Madison Reynolds from Mrs. Michelle Conner's class was honored as a Town of Gilbert Student of the Month for March 2019.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Jennifer PawlikVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007182Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg 4th graders visited the State Capitol and had the honor of meeting Representative Jennifer Pawlik.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer 5th gradersVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A007183Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg 5th graders in Miss Christina Muller's class modeled the eight phases of the moon with Oreo cookies.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Weinberg DetectivesVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006968Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg Elementary third graders in Juli Harpole's class were "Secret Agent Detectives" for testing. They created "clue" briefcases to help them remember how to find the clues in the AzMERIT test!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer James EverhartVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006718Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg 6th grader James Everhart from Ms. (Monica) DaRugna's class was recognized as a February 2019 Student Citizen of the Month by Gilbert Mayor, Jenn Daniels.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Eliza HeapVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006369Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Weinberg 4th grader Eliza Heap from Mrs. Zylstra's class who was recognized as a January 2019 Student Citizen of the Month by Gilbert Mayor, Jenn Daniels.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Lili BlakeVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006370Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Weinberg 6th grader Lili Blake from Ms. DaRugna's class who was recognized as a January 2019 Student Citizen of the Month by Gilbert Mayor, Jenn Daniels.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Weinberg Band StudentsVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006228Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg students Braden Martineau and Sophie Myers auditioned and were selected for the CUSD Elementary Honor Band! Sophie had the second highest score on bass clarinet, and Braden had the highest on tenor saxophone! Way to go, Wranglers!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Hot Lava gameVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006264Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Kati Barrera and Karen Schwalenberg's 6th grade classes at Weinberg recently played a game of "Hot Lava." Hot Lava is a team building activity with an emphasis on communication. The object is to get their entire team across the lava field without burning up! The only way to get across is to use the special "lava-proof paper" provided. Students were in teams of 6 to 7 and provided with 8 pieces of paper. If anyone stepped off of the paper, the entire team had to start over.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Subterranean Irrigated PlantersVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006227Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Students in 3rd grade at Weinberg are creating SIP gardens (Subterranean Irrigated Planters). They are recycling plastic water bottles to hold and release water under the soil. They added tomatoes, basil, and other herbs they've been growing inside their classroom under lights for the last 2 months. This project was made possible by a grant from Chandler Education Foundation Cash for Classrooms campaign. It's exciting to learn where our food comes from, what plants need and what they give, how they fit into our environment, and how we can be good stewards of our Earth. They will continue studying plants using microscopes and monitoring them in our school's greenhouse.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Josh BrossmanVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006226Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Josh Brossman, 6th grader at Weinberg, was recognized by Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels as the January 2019 Student Citizen of the Month.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer 101st Day of School CelebrationVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006251Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg staff didn't want the fun of the 100th day of school to end, so they celebrated the 101st day by dressing as the 101 Dalmatians. They even had a Cruella de Vil (kindergarten teacher, Jessica Murphy).  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Regional Mathleague CompetitionVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006225Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) In December, Weinberg students traveled to Casa Grande to compete in the regional Mathleague competition. They did a great job with several winners in individual categories in grades 3, 4 and 6. Weinberg placed 2nd overall! Way to go, Wranglers!! Photo Album - Weinberg at Mathleague Competition 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Elizabeth SampsonVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006224Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Elizabeth Sampson, 6th grader in Mrs. DaRugna's class, was honored as Gilbert Student Citizen of the Month in December 2018 by Mayor Jenn Daniels. Congratulations, Elizabeth!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Mrs. Jessica JohnsonVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006054Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg 1st grade teacher, Jessica Johnson, was nominated for the Sun Lakes Rotary Club Teacher of the Month. Congratulations, Jessica!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Holiday traditionsVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006051Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Ryskamp's class worked on a unit regarding different holiday traditions. They talked about piñatas, and the students made their own piñata using tissue paper. They also watched a video of children breaking piñatas and singing traditional holiday songs.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Braidi GlascockVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006052Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg Elementary student, Braidi Glascock, was nominated as Gilbert Student of the Month and was recognized by Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels. Braidi is an outstanding Wrangler, and we are so proud of him.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Weinberg's Girl Scout Troop 1248Visit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A006053Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg's Girl Scout Troop 1248 volunteered at the Chandler CARE center where 400 families were served Thanksgiving meals. We're so proud of our Wranglers!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Mrs. Zylstra (4th grade) and Mrs. Van De Beuken's (1st grade) classesVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005992Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Students from Mrs. Zylstra (4th grade) and Mrs. Van De Beuken's (1st grade) classes had so much fun with their buddy classes! They did a STEM project to launch candy pumpkins using only popsicle sticks and rubber bands. Their ideas were very creative and successful!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005993Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Weinberg Elementary teacher Nasreen Wahid who was one of four CUSD teachers who presented at the Arizona Health and Physical Education State Convention during the week of October 22. Their session was titled "CUSD PE TEACHERS are OPEN to Fitness!"  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Weinberg KindergartenVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005990Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) During the week of October 25, kindergarten celebrated the 50th day of school by dressing up in 50s style clothing. Thanks to our fabulous kindergarten team for putting this together. (Pictured left to right: Mrs. Perea, Mrs. Murphy, Miss Burrell, Ms. Willey and Mrs. Pingel.)  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Field trip to the Sonoran Desert MuseumVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005991Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg 4th graders took a fun and educational field trip to the Sonoran Desert Museum.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Mr. Ball's sixth grade studentsVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005989Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Mr. Ball's 6th graders were given the challenge of building a geodesic dome using struts made from rolled-up newspaper and determining the strength-to-weight ratio of the resulting dome. They tested their design by stacking textbooks on their domes to see how much weight they could support.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Weinberg Elementary First GradeVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005820Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg first grade students performed songs about bedtime in a special musical performance arranged by Mrs. Douglas, first grade teacher, and Ms. Kenney, our music teacher.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Weinberg Elementary students and PTOVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005821Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg Elementary students participated in their Bubble Fun Run, a fund-raising effort organized by our fabulous PTO. Weinberg students raised almost $39,000! The money raised will be used for purchasing Computers on Wheels (COWS) and picnic tables for our courtyards.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Weinberg 5th and 6th Grade Students, CUSD Food ServicesVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005819Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg's P.E. teacher, Tania Hermreck, coordinated nutrition lessons presented by CUSD Food Services for our 5th and 6th grade students. The classes learned about healthy eating and the 5-A-Day of Fruits and Vegetables plan.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Miss Thomas's 5th Grade ClassVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005818Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) To finish the quarter strong, Miss Thomas' class created board games that were tied to their book study of Frindle and in support of their lessons in ratios. The games created were then played on a game day earned through Fun Run fundraising efforts.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Weinberg Tech ClassVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005853Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg Elementary students in Nasreen Wahid's technology class had a great time opening and seeing what the inside of computer looks like. Learning is so much more fun and meaningful when students can collaborate, experiment, test and examine things.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Mrs. Pingel's kindergarten classVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005815Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Mrs. Mathew enjoyed a picnic lunch with Ms. Pingel's kindergarten class. The class earned this by raising money for the annual Fun Run fundraiser. There are many more classes that will be eating with Mrs. Mathew, and she is so looking forward to the very interesting conversations with the students. Weinberg staff is very thankful for the community's help in raising funds for our school.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer National Talk Like a Pirate DayVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005816Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Shiver me timbers! Wednesday, September 19th was National Talk Like a Pirate Day. Kindergarten students from Mrs. Perea's class learned how to read a map to find hidden treasure found at Weinberg. The kindergarten team and other staff members really got into the spirit of things. Pirate teachers "aargh" great!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Patriot's DayVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005817Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) On Tuesday, September 11th, Weinberg students gathered at the flagpole to pay tribute to the 3,000 lives that were lost in the 9/11 attacks and to honor our first responders and the men and women who have dedicated their lives in the service of our country. Student Council president, Ella Tait, gave a very meaningful speech and shared the sacrifices that were made that day for the love of country.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Visit Ryan Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005835Ryan Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Katie Herzberg who was named an 12 News A+ Teacher for September 2018. 12 News A+ Teacher: Katie Herzberg from Ryan Elementary 
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Kindergarten StudentsVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005759Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) The kindergartners at Weinberg are learning to code with Ozobots.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Arizona Cookie ProjectVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005758Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Weinberg Elementary fourth grade students participated in the Arizona Cookie Project where they researched and marked the regions, mountains, rivers, and other prominent landmarks on their cookie.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Mr. Ball's sixth grade studentsVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005672Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Mr. Ball's sixth grade students engaged in a zipline challenge. They were required to transport a ping pong ball safely down a zip-line to the floor in 4 seconds or less. What a fun way to get students engaged in some collaborative and higher level thinking skills.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Mrs. Harpole's 3rd Grade ClassVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005673Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) In Mrs. Harpole's 3rd grade class, students engaged in a bubble activity to help them practice using adjectives to describe what they hear, see, feel, and smell.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Sophia SavoieVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005671Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Congratulations to Sophia Savoie who won an Amazon gift card for placing third in a PBS Kids writing contest this summer.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Ms. Nahid's technology classesVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005669Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Learning is so much more fun and meaningful when students can collaborate, experiment, test and examine things. Students had a great time opening and seeing what the inside of a computer looks like during technology class with Ms. Wahid.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Weinberg Buddy BenchesVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005670Weinberg Elementary - (2018-2019) Life is so much better when you have a buddy to share it with. Last year, we used the money the school earned from Box Tops for Education to buy two buddy benches. They are now in each of our playgrounds and a great way for students to reach out to others.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Jump Rope for HeartVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005368Weinberg Elementary - (2017-2018) Weinberg students raised $5,815 for the American Heart Association during Jump Rope for Heart.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer McKenna KeyesVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005350Weinberg Elementary - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Weinberg 4th grader McKenna Keyes who work was chosen as one of the 12 pieces to be included in the annual Kids Safe Online Calendar. She received a prize pack, poster and a Kindle Fire!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Weinberg Mathleague TeamVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005349Weinberg Elementary - (2017-2018) Congratulations to the Weinberg Mathleague team who went to the state competition in May.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Battle of the Books TeamVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005175Weinberg Elementary - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Weinberg's Battle of the Books team, 2nd place winners in the district-wide competition!  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Nathan BuiVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005149Weinberg Elementary - (2017-2018) Congratulations to Nathan Bui who placed 2nd in the Boys 100 meter race at the Chandler Unified School District track meet finals.  
    Email this item to a friend Open just this item  Divider and spacer Idiom ShowcaseVisit Weinberg Elementary WebsiteReport a Problem with Item A005148Weinberg Elementary - (2017-2018) Weinberg 4th graders demonstrated their knowledge of idioms at the Idiom Showcase and Parade on March 29.  
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