Students and staff were treated to class and grade level holiday presentations during Bancroft Elementary School’s holiday morning meeting. Students performed various holiday songs, poems, and even dances. Everyone sang holiday songs along with music teacher, Mrs. Michelle Strickland, and the building leadership team entertained everyone with their rendition of “The Snowman.” It was also announced that the the school-wide pajama drive collected 205 pajamas for children in the Kennett area.
Bancroft Elementary School’s After School Sports meets on Wednesdays with Mrs. Kamber Real and Mrs. Mallory Smith. The group plays sports and games that work on team building, sportsmanship, and fitness. Some of the games they play are capture the flag, kickball, dodge-ball, ultimate Frisbee, and basketball. It is a great way to participate in physical exercise, while learning how to get along with others and meet new friends.
Bancroft Elementary School’s fifth grade teachers led our Morning Meeting as several classes recited poems, sang songs, and even performed a dance for the entire school. The Bancroft Bear made an appearance to remind students how to be respectful, responsible, safe, and to always be the best they can be everyday.
Bancroft Elementary School students voted in the Chester County Intermediate Unit’s Kids Voting with Double Click Democracy online. The school’s library media center was the polling place and looked very patriotic. After receiving a mini-lesson on the protocols of voting by Mr. David Livergood, the school’s Library Media Specialist and Kids Voting Coordinator, the students actually voted via the Kids Voting online website. Below are some of our happy voters.
Bancroft Elementary School’s Mindfulness Club is a group of 25 students in grades 3-5. The group practices yoga through mindfulness, meditation, and journaling. The students share and discuss ways to be kind to themselves and those around them as they learn to understand their mind and body through movement.