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One School, One Book

Nichols' One School, One Book this year is, "Granny Torrelli Makes Soup," by Sharon Creech. Rosie and her best friend, Bailey, are not getting along. Rosie's Granny Torrelli, tries to help the two overcome their differences. OSOB programs promote the benefits and importance of families reading together at home. Students are encouraged to log onto the school's Read-A-Thon site and create their own online reading page.

Invention Convention

Nichols held its second Invention Convention, March 2. Students in Fourth Grade displayed their creations with posters, examples, models, and prototypes. They researched many everyday problems to come up with solutions to solve these problems. The gymnasium was turned into a "think-tank" of ideas where inventors proudly displayed and explained their inventions.

Nichols Recycles

Nichols is recycling! An interactive bulletin board in the hallway will help students track how many water bottles are being kept out of the landfills and how much money is being collected due to their efforts. Students and staff will be recycling not only water bottles and paper, but dried out permanent and nonpermanent markers, too. Thank you, Mrs. Castro for spearheading this program!



Nichols' students are encouraged to log on to the school Read-A-Thon page at https://www.read-a-thon.com/school/Nichols-School_26776. When students create an online page the can earn a stencil bookmark or ruler. For 250 minutes read they will get a Stretchy Smiley Toy and for $50 they will earn a Mini Stuffed Animal; 500 minutes – a Rubber Ducky, $100 a Shuttle Pen; 1000 minutes - a Free Ice Cream, $250 a Pizza Party. The top reader at Nichols will get a free book from the Book Fair and the top earner will earn a Flight Fit & Fun gift certificate. Nichols has a whole school goal of $8,000.