Friday, April 27, 2018

Find a Summer Challenge! This week's Navigator News is out!

Mrs. Sharla Coleman, our Staff Spotlight is featured on this week's news program.
This week's Navigator News segment spotlights Mrs. Sharla Coleman, 3rd grade teacher here at Northside Elementary School.  You'll enjoy a lively conversation and the invitation to "Find a Summer Challenge!"  Mrs. Coleman shared some of her past challenges with our crew inspiring them to begin thinking about theirs for this upcoming summer.  What's your summer challenge?

This week's program also features a Tech Talk segment about the current hottest video game, Fortnite. Eliot offers information about the game and an overview.  A link to Common Sense Media parent reviews of the game may be found by clicking this sentence. 

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Ms. Athey shares her NASA experience

Ms. Sandy Athey, one of our amazing teachers here at Northside Elementary just returned from watching NASA launch a satellite named TESS, (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) that will discover thousands of exoplanets in orbit around the brightest stars in the sky. Please enjoy her blog post that she has shared telling of her once-in-a-lifetime experience.

You may also view a short video pictorial presentation posted in our hallways to give our students the opportunity to see the launch by clicking on this sentence

Friday, April 13, 2018

Navigator News this week features a spotlight on Sandy Athey, NASA Social Media Correspondent

Ms. Sandy Athey, ACC Teacher, NASA Social Media Correspondent
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Imagine being able to watch NASA launch a rocket into space live in person! That's exactly what our own Ms. Sandy Athey will be doing on Monday, April 16.  Ms. Athey is this week's Northside Elementary School's news program's Staff Spotlight. She applied and was accepted as a Social Media Correspondent for their upcoming TESS, Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite. If you would like to share in Ms. Athey's excitement, she's created a Facebook page, with books, videos, links and other resources to support our students and staff learning. You may also watch the launch live at

Safe travels, and thank you for sharing your adventure with all of us, Ms. Athey!

Friday, April 6, 2018

4-6 Navigator News Episode with Nurse Julie Vogel, Staff Spotlighted

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This week's episode includes a Staff Spotlight segment with our very own Nurse Julie!  She shares with our interview crew some important tips for our viewing population.  Included too this week in our Making with Mira! segment, Sharpie Tie Dye T-shirts,.Hot Topics topic, is Emojis with Kendall, and a Tech Talk segment introducing Part 1 of Scratch coding is offered by Eliot. The weekly Weather segment is presented by Savannah with Ceci behind the iPad directing the program.