"COUNT ON US" MATH
This program targets students in grades K-5. Students have the
opportunity to take math bags home that are filled with games and
activities. These activities are related to the SOL math
objectives. The bags are rotated amongst students in each
classroom for a one-week time period. Each classroom teacher has
six bags to utilize as a classroom extension activity. Fine
Metals, a school business partner, donated the K-3 bags. Ukrops,
Target (at Virginia Center Commons) and the SCA provided for the bags
for grades 3-5. Members in the Elmont Math Committee organized the
games and activities.
This is a tutorial program for students in grades 3-5. The Soar
the Success program is designed to provide selected students with
additional reading strategies to improve their comprehension of content
area materials. This program features small group instruction
utilizing trade books designed to meet each student's instructional
Elementary has a series of small classroom gardens
as The Learning Garden. Teachers utilize elements of the GroLab and
LifeLab curriculums to teach Virginia Standards of Learning objectives in a
hands-on-fashion. The Learning Garden consists of
individual classroom gardens, a colonial herb garden, a wildlife habitat and nature trail as well as a program
of school-wide cafeteria composting.
We are always looking for schools
interested in beginning school gardens or sharing ideas from their existing
school gardens. Please contact Ms. Marchetti,
Email for more information.
is a program designed for students to read and respond to literature in
teams throughout the year. Read more about it
here on the Library page.
The SCA at Elmont
was developed to promote the welfare of the school and to encourage
good citizenship and safety among the students. The
organization is affiliated with the Student Cooperative Association
of the state of Virginia and with the Virginia Congress of Parents
The Council is made up of the
student body, represented by 2 students from each 3rd, 4th, and 5th
grade class, as well as the Council Officers, including a Historian,
Treasurer, Secretary, Vice President, and President. The faculty
advisor is Jeanine Long, Email.