Grant School celebrates Ocean Weeks
- Published: Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Students at Eureka's Grant School have been busy studying various ocean habitats in preparation for the school's sixth-annual Ocean Weeks.
Students at Eureka's Grant School have been busy studying various ocean habitats in preparation for the school's sixth-annual Ocean Weeks. Schoolwide and classroom activities will be going on from May 15 through June 2.
The media is encouraged to attend the lively and educational events.
Some of the exciting activities include:
Wednesday, May 17
Third-grade students will visit the Manila Dunes from 9am-2pm
Thursday, May 18
8:30-10:30 a.m. Coast Guard personnel will speak to students about water safety, pollution, and habitat protection
Thursday, May 18
Stephen Arrington, former head diver with Jacques Cousteau will speak with students on his experiences and making good choices
Wednesday, May 24
8:30 - 11:30 a.m. all students involved in fish printing
Friday, May 26
Fourth-grade students will visit the Manila Dunes from 9am-2pm
Tuesday, May 30
Lowell from local business North Coast Adventure Kayaking will speak to students about how kayaks work, differences in kayaks, ocean temperatures
Thursday, June 1
Schoolwide beach party and barbeque. Grant School won the Eureka Police Department's Seat Belt Contest, EPD will treat the school with ice cream. Students bring towels, sit on lawn, listen to Beach Boys music.
The schoolwide curriculum is based on Marine Activities, Resources, and Education (M.A.R.E.). Staff will be assisted by AmeriCorps members in several projects. For a specific schedule with all the events, contact the Grant Elementary School at 441-2552. Grant School is located at 3901 G Street in Eureka.