5 October Lewis & Clark Hosts Annual Passionately Pink for the Cure Campaign October 5, 2012 By News News 0 The halls of Lewis and Clark Middle School were alive with the color pink during the school's annual "Passionately Pink for the Cure" campaign, which kicks off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Staff members pitched in $5 to wear pink and students could purchase pink ribbons for 25 cents to wear with their attire. All proceeds benefited the Susan G. Komen for the Cure organization, which provides funding for breast cancer research. From pink hair, to pink hijabs, to pink socks, Trailblazers are serious about helping to find a cure. Click here to see a photo slideshow! Related Articles Lewis & Clark Presents Annual Winter Concert Lewis & Clark Middle music students took to the stage for the annual vocal winter concert in early December. The show included a kazoo performance and a wide range of songs to showcase the Trailblazers' vocal talents. One student even signed the lyrics to a song while his classmates sang the lyrics. Throughout the evening, the choirs sang in four different languages: English, French, Spanish and Swahili. Click here to see a photo slideshow of the performance! Lewis & Clark Students Create Rangoli Art Students in the Global Foods class at Lewis & Clark Middle School created original Rangoli designs outside the school's main entrance during a unit on India. Rangoli is decorative artwork drawn on the ground outside entrances to homes, temples and other buildings during festivals and other special occasions in India. The artwork generally consists of brightly colored patterns and is created with materials such as colored rice, dry flour, colored sand or flower petals. During the unit, students also learned about some traditional Indian foods and cooking methods. Click here to see a photo slideshow of the Rangoli art! Focus Program at Lewis & Clark Begins 2010-2011 School Year The Focus Program at Lewis & Clark welcomed 40 seventh-graders for the first day of school on Monday, August 2. The program is a continuation of the focus program pathway that begins at the Underwood Hills Focus School. Both schools offer an extended school year and operate as a collaborative effort between the Elkhorn Public Schools, Omaha Public Schools and Westside Community Schools. Click here to see a photo slideshow from the first day of the 2010-2011 school year! Lewis & Clark Art Teacher Receives Teaching Award Congratulations to Lewis & Clark Middle School art teacher Lynn Dingman who has been selected as the Nebraska Art Teachers Association's (NATA) 2010 Middle School Art Educator of the Year. Lewis & Clark Middle School Shows Support for Millard South High On Thursday, January 13, OPS Lewis and Clark Trailblazers became Patriots. Staff members paid $2 to wear jeans and Millard South Patriot red or Trailblazer blue to show their support for the Millard South community. Many staff members donated more than the $2 asked since all of the proceeds will go to the Dr. Kaspar Memorial Fund. Lewis & Clark Students Make Unique Periodic Tables Students in Andrew Karmazin's Physical Science class at Lewis & Clark Middle School were charged with the task of making Periodic Tables of Common Objects. Students categorized objects such as colors, plants, baseball teams, shoes, cereals, music and even Ford Mustangs. Students had to critically think through the categories and properties of their objects and leave two blank with the description of what would fit in the blanks. Reflections of the project allowed students to make everyday connections and changes that they could make. Click here to see a photo slideshow! Comments are closed.