Arlene Meraux Elementary was very excited to hold its first "Father & Daughter Dance" on Friday, March 17th! Fathers, Grandfathers, and special friends came to the dance with their child and danced the night away! We look forward to continuing this annual dance each year!
Arlene Meraux Elementary School is proud to announce the Terrific Kids for Demaya Scott, Devin Crovetto, Damia Scott, Jarret Cook, Elijah Beatmann, Brennen Martin, Loghan Peters, Sophia Bush, Savannah Wiltz, Amelia Carrion, Trebor Blackwell, Amyria Stephens, Rehanna Thompson, Josue Cardon Rivas, Payden Zoerner, Fares Kasim, Austin Assavedo, Izaiah Higgins, Angela Ramirez-Arana, Kyle Galiano, Veronica Carrion, Mackenzie Neblett, Cyrenity Evans, John Young, Jace Mahner and Brooklyn Petitfilas.
The 4-H and Beta Clubs at Arlene Meraux Elementary teamed up to have an animal shelter drive. The students picked the organization they wanted to help, made posters to hang around the school, send notes home, and gathered the donations as they were brought to school. They then organized the donations and got them ready for the shelter.
Arlene Meraux Elementary School is proud to announce the Terrific Kids for December: Derrick Bingham, Gamal Aljaadi, Shawndrake Nettles, Arthur Amador Nunez, Ellen Rodriguez-Lobos, Desmond Scott, Larney Summerlin, Adian Perez, Chasity Shaw, Briley Horton, Mikey Crovetto, Brandon Houpy, Nathan Thonn, Gavin Dozier, Aaron Funez, Gabriella Tregre, William Lodrigue, Haron Rodriguez, Asia’h Ambrose, Trinity Henry, Arieonna Walker, Brayden Davis, Kamryn Alexander, Adam Vicknair, Victoria Mathieu and Annabell Melerine.
Kindergarten students in Mrs. Arnona's Class have been learning about protection from sunlight and the weather. Students were given several different types of materials to design and build a structure that will reduce the warming effect of sunlight on an area in small groups. Students became engineers for the day and were able to explain the Engineering Design Process as they designed, built and shared their structure.
Arlene Meraux Elementary School is proud to announce the Terrific Kids for October: Johnathon Brooks, Mia Molinary, Ava Petitfils, Marisa Hufft, Vincent Nguyen, Evelynn Do, Isabella Newton, Seven Parker, Brianne Jackson,Jackson Vega, Vance Hughes , Bryana Ortiz, Alexa Castro, Abdullah Aljaadi, Malia Nettles, Zaylon Kelly, Malaysia Jackson, Courtney Whalen, Han Vu, Kaleb Bailey, Rafael Martinez- Meza, Joemily Torres, Jordan Bankston, Daphne Vargas, and Rayssa Siqueria.
After learning about poetry in class, 4th grade students then participated in a Poetry Slam. Students performed both original poems and favorite poems for their classmates. Winners from each class were voted on by the students, and these students went on to the Poetry Slam and were judged by School Board member Joe Long and Principal Natalie Albers
Arlene Meraux Elementary is proud to announce that they initiated 16 fourth and fifth grade students into their newly chartered Beta Club. Beta Club is an invitation only organization open to fourth and fifth grade students that are working above grade level. President Lennon McMichael, Vice-President Karina Quintanilla, and Secretary Layla Webb led the induction. Students are working throughout the year in various service projects throughout the school to uphold the motto of Beta, “Lead By Serving Others.”
Mrs. Labruzzo and Ms. Roy along, with their 5th grade science students were investigating how Earth's 4 systems, the geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere, interact with each other. The students were making observations, categorizing the observations, and describing how the observations fit into and interact with Earth's different systems.