Flag Raising Ceremony
Our next Flag Raising Ceremony will be held on February 17 in honor of Presidents’
Day. Please join us around the Flag Pole at 8:45 a.m.
PTA Reflection Contest Winners
Congratulations to the following students who were recognized
Science Fair A Huge Success at the county for their reflections submission.
Thursday, January 26, New Berlin had the best Science Fair
ever. Over 299 highly competitive projects from 4th and 5th Music Composition – Daniel Cano (Merit Award)
grade students were on display in the school cafeteria. There Photography – Kendall Greco (Merit Award)
were a variety of judges who came to judge the student’s
science projects. They were excited and overwhelmed with the
Photogrpahy – Veronca Fagan (Merit Award)
quality of the projects. All the students did an amazing job. Visual Arts – Madison Lawrence (Merit Award)
We would like to thank the judges, teachers, parents, and
students who helped us make this an awesome science night for
Visual Arts – Julia Cribb (Merit Award)
everyone. Here is a list of the winning students: Visual Arts – Jordan Tucker (Merit Award)
Visual Arts – Sammy Pabon (Merit Award)
1st Place – Darrius Wright
2nd Place – Ann Jernigan
Yearbooks are now on sale for $20.00. Get yours now
3rd Place - Sammy Pabon during the presale. At the end of the year supplies are
4th Place – Jeyanna Andres limited. So, don’t forget to preorder! Please contact your
5th Place – Isaiah Maass child’s teacher for an order form.
Ashley Sanders, Will Clark, Kelton, Bruce, Caleb Acoff, RESERVE YOUR COPY NOW
and Jareb Shaw
If you would like to purchase online go to
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1st Place – Isaac Sletten
There is a $3.50 service fee added to the cost of the book
2nd Place – Olivia Bryant
when ordering online.
3rd Place – Taylor Rhodes
4th Place – Josh Glover
th Oh Seuss… The Science of Seuss Day
5 Place – Coleman Gaudry
Honorable Mention Do you know the science behind Seuss? Friday, January 13, students in
Troy Farr, Madison Bussell, Bailey Powell, Kamara Kelly, kindergarten through third grade at New Berlin Elementary combined
and Vince Pagayon literacy and science together to find out. Kindergarten and first grade
students read the story Bartholomew and the Oobleck and My Many
Color Friends. After reading the stories, students made an Oobleck… an
Best in Show experiment that allowed them to see a liquid turn into a solid right before
their eyes and a color wheel to show how secondary colors are made.
Isaac Sletten Students in third grade also made an Oobleck and participated in a
science experiment from the book The Sneetches.
Hot Topic Parent Workshop Second grade students read the story; My Fine Feather Friends and Oh
Say Can You Say Di-no-saur? The students learned about the
characteristics of birds, the types of birds in the community, and then
Please join us on Friday, February 24 at 9:00 a.m. used a milk carton to construct a bird feeder. For their second experiment
for the next parent workshop; the topic will be they used plaster and clay to make a fossil. They learned how fossils are
writing. Learn about the different genres of formed and the different types of fossils.
writing and Writer’s Workshop, the model used in Mrs. Jennings’s first grade class used the book, Horton Hears a Who.
Duval County to teach writing. They placed a 'dust speck' on a microscope slide, looked into the
microscope, and observed what was there! The students then drew a
picture. They also learned about sound.
Smile… Spring Pictures Feb. 23
Lost & Found - Please check lost & found for your
child’s lost items. All items are donated the last
Tuesday of each month.