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East Hills Cavalier Canopy

East Hills Cavalier Canopy

East Hills created an interesting space for their fourth and fifth grade classes to enjoy.  Jason Rubel, Principal explains, "The space was a science storage area that had been under utilized over the years.  We were able to connect the room with our existing greenhouse which provides real life application for our ecosystem studies."  Angie Konzen, Assistant Principal adds, "We have a growing Green School Team (school club) that has recently worked to create a butterfly garden in the connecting courtyard using native Michigan flowers.  It has been a very fun initiative in the building with many different people involved: teachers, parents, Bowers Farm staff, community members, and our students."

Aleka Haralampopoulos a fifth grader says "It is such a colorful and fun space.  Look, these walls serve as dry erase boards too! Mrs. Trescone allows students to work on their small group projects in here as an earned privilege since it's an inspiring work space.   Another name we use besides the "Cavalier Canopy" is the "Greenhouse" room. As you can see through that doorway it leads to a greenhouse. It isn't completed yet, but by spring we can start planting seeds."  Susie Klein exclaims, "This is my favorite room in the whole school! In this room we focus on science, specifically ecosystems, which is the study of living organisms and the physical environment. We also use this room for book club and our small group reading discussions."  Phin Sutton adds, "I like how this room shows the life cycle of a plant. On this wall is the water cycle. This picture shows it raining, next the sun shines and changes the water into a gas, which is evaporation. The water is gathered in the clouds and sends it back down as rain. They did a nice job making it into a room kids my age would like."

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