First grade had a blast making oobleck today! We might have made some Smurfs out of the fun but they enjoyed every minute of it!
Sports Awards Night is Tuesday, May 11 at 7:00 pm at the Millie Curtis Park (Big Park) Pavilion. Please, bring your own lawn chairs, as we will not have seating available. Remember to practice social distancing.
Cardinal hats for sale!!! We are now selling hats for $15 each. Orders must be submitted through the Google Form below and paid for prior to ordering. We will be submitting the orders on Monday, May 17th. It takes about two weeks to get the orders in. https://forms.gle/fk9LLsouwR7Shbaf9
5th grade Science. Learning about water and plant movement.
2nd grade tried and unsuccessfully made ice cream in a bag... it came out more of a milkshake. But it was still a tasty learning experience 🤣
The Spring Concert previously scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed until Thursday, May 13 as a precautionary measure. Thunderstorms are forecasted for tomorrow evening.
7th Graders created biography posters of the characters from the novel “Refugee”
Remember: Blood donation is safe! Extra precautionary measures are in place to ensure that our donors remain safe and healthy. All donors are required to have an appointment and wear a mask throughout the donation process. All donors will receive a voucher for a $10 gift card redeemable at Amazon, Dunkin Donuts, Target, Lowes, Starbucks or Walmart. You'll help Armstrong Grade School raise much needed $ for educational purposes if we get 20 or more pints of blood. See below for details on our upcoming blood drive, and please consider scheduling an appointment. To see the time slots available for appointments, just click on the link below. https://login.bloodcenter.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/106619 Armstrong-Ellis Grade School Monday, 05/10/2021 (11:30 am - 06:00 pm) 3571 Gifford Ave Bloodmobile in parking lot Armstrong, IL 61812 Our blood drive will provide a critical resource that helps save lives at hospitals in our community and across our region. *Don't forget to bring a picture ID, wear a mask, drink lots of extra water and eat a meal prior to donating.* Thank you for your support, and we hope to see you at the blood drive!
Come out and catch an A-P baseball game! Big things are happening at the field!
The track meet is cancelled. There will be NO practice, either. All track kids will be going home per their usual routine.
It is time to donate again!! If you donated when they were at Potomac, you are eligible!! They are in need before the summer months get here. Donations get low during those months! #SaveALife
Second Graders took their ABC Summer Countdown Drawing Day to a whole new messy level
Third grade had such a fun week celebrating the Earth, from making crayons out of old ones, using nature for an art project, and finally, picking up trash around the school!
IAR testing begins tomorrow! Please make sure that your child/children, in grades 3-8 are at school and on time tomorrow. They will be testing all week, so please keep that in mind!
On Fridays, we celebrate! Celebrating attendance today!!! 🎉
Friday (4/23) "You are RED-y for the IAR!" Wear your PGS colors - Red, Black, and White!
Don't forget there is an early dismissal tomorrow at 11:20/11:30!
Congratulations to our 2020 and 2021 Golden Ruler Winners! Thank you for all you do for our school and community! 2020 -Theresa Carley -John Lubinski 2021 -Doug Keen -Vance Hambleton Also, we’d like to recognize Vance Hambleton and Doug Keen for serving on PUCSD #10 School Board for many years! We will miss you!
Thursday (4/22) "Your teachers are your biggest fans!" Wear your favorite sports team. If you aren't into sports, tomorrow is Earth Day. Wear green and be on "Team Green".
Wednesday (4/21) - "Hats off to your best effort!" Wear your favorite hat!