Each year Maier and Associates awards an 8th grade student chosen by their teachers with a certificate and brand new lap top. This year teachers chose a student who continuously makes good choices and excels academically. Pictured below is this years winner Dravon Mason. Congratulations! SPA wishes you the best of luck in your future endeavors.
During science 4th graders are learning about solar ovens and how they use solar energy—light and heat emitted from the sun—to cook food. Students learned that the oven is designed to absorb more heat than it releases. Pictured below is Ms. Troublefield's class making s'mores using the solar ovens they made from pizza boxes and other household items.
Preschool and kindergarten students were excited to explore, learn and create all through hands on experiences at the Saginaw Children's Museum.
The 6th Annual Douglas Walters Science Fair was held at Saginaw Prep on Friday, May 26th. Students worked hard on their experiments and were excited to present them to the school as well as the judges. Pictured are a few of the experiments that classes worked on as well as the individual experiments.
Pictured below are 4th graders attending a field study to Birch Run Wilderness Trails Zoo where students saw over 50 species of exotic and native animals. Students also went to the Frankenmuth Fudge Kitchen there students learned a few fun fudge facts and saw first hand how fudge is made.
During science 3rd graders are learning about how the moon looks a little different each night during its one-month orbit of our planet. Pictured below is Mrs. Bates class using cookies to illustrate the phases of the moon.
Middle School students celebrated Earth Day by planting trees on school grounds. During this activity students developed a better understanding of their environment and their responsibility to take care of it. Pictured below are 6th and 8th graders planting the trees.
During science kindergarten students have been observing chicken eggs. Through this activity students saw the importance of carefully observing and caring for eggs and chickens in the classroom. Students kept a journal of what they have been observing and even had the pleasure of watching the eggs hatch right before their eyes.
Kindergarten students have been learning about community helpers and how they help their community everyday. Pictured below are officers from the Buena Vista police department. Officers came into the classroom and spoke to the students about their role in the community.
During science kindergartners have been learning about push and pull forces. Pictured below are students using what they have learned and creating toys that show the push/pull force.