During their weekly library time this year, Captain Elementary second- through fifth-grade students are using primary sources to explore ideas and information connected with their grade-level curriculum. Click on the headline to read the article and view photos.
Captain Elementary students paraded throughout the neighborhood showcasing their creative Halloween costumes during the school's annual Halloween Parade on Thursday, Oct. 31. Captain Elementary students paraded throughout the neighborhood showcasing their creative Halloween costumes during the school's annual Halloween Parade on Thursday, Oct. 31. The parade culminated with a dance performance by the school's fifth-graders. Click the headline
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Through their study of culture in conjunction with the kindergarten social studies curriculum, Captain Elementary students learned about the Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 12. The kindergarteners created books and pictures and wrote words about the annual holiday. The students’ social studies lessons about Thanksgiving will culminate with the annual Kindergarten Thanksgiving Feast
held at the school on Nov. 25.
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Captain Elementary students spent time on Tuesday, Dec. 3, learning about data and probability in conjunction with the fourth-grade math curriculum. The fourth-graders practiced the concepts by working independently and collaborating with their classmates when necessary. Click on the headline to view photos.
Second-graders at Captain Elementary practiced their persuasive writing skills during Writers’ Workshop on Tuesday, Dec. 3. The students identified a topic, stated an opinion about the topic and listed a reason and an example to support their opinion. Click on the headline to view photos.
Information regarding school closures or schedule changes due to inclement weather will be posted on the front page of the District's website as soon as a decision is made. Click on the headline for more information about school closing and snow schedule procedures.
Click on the headline to download a draft of the 2014-2015 school calendar and an information sheet that highlights some of the key items and changes proposed for next year. The Calendar Committee, District Leadership Council, the Professional Relations Council and the Board of Education have worked through multiple drafts and revisions before arriving at the current proposed draft.
Fourth-graders at Captain Elementary put their fishing skills to the test on Tuesday, Oct. 8, during the school’s annual fourth-grade fishing field trip in Forest Park. The students took part in the fishing expedition in conjunction with the fourth-grade physical education curriculum. Click on the headline to read the article and view photos.
Spread out on picnic blankets across Concordia Park, Captain Elementary first- and second-graders enjoyed lunch and storytime with their families and classmates during their Picture Book Picnic on Friday, Oct. 4. Parents and other family members were invited to pack a picnic lunch and picture books and join their children in the park for a special lunchtime story hour.Click on the headline to view photos.
Fourth-graders at Captain Elementary couldn’t have asked for a sweeter geography lesson on Tuesday, Sept. 24. In conjunction with their social studies curriculum, students decorated sugar cookies with colorful icing to represent the five regions of Missouri and six major cities they have studied this year. Click on the headline to read more and view photos.
Dear Ralph M. Captain Families,
Principal, Ralph M. Captain Elementary