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Broad Street Primary School families get an inside look at school activities – Butler Eagle

Third grader Mya George, right, shows Xen Mitchell how to play the Rush Hour game during Broad Street Elementary School’s remake learning day on Wednesday. EDDIE TRIZZINO/BUTLER EAGLE

Earlier this week, parents of Broad Street Elementary School students visited a community garden; a science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) class; and a paper airplane crafting station, all inside the school building.

The school planned the Wednesday tour for Remake Learning Days, a national initiative that encourages schools to bring in community partners to lead programs around the themes of “arts, maker, outdoor learning, science, technology and voice.” young people”.

Principal Vanessa Boyd said the school strives to make Broad Street Elementary a “community centered school.” Wednesday’s program was therefore to show visitors how the school has used its unique assets to give back to the local community.

“Our scholars have planted some herbs which they are going to take care of in our garden…(which) parents and community members will take care of during the summer,” she said. “We visualized this space as a place to support learning, and it can be a therapeutic space for our students. All of this is going to be used to start our farmers market.

The Butler Area School District has planned four events as part of Remake Learning Days, a STEAM night at Emily Brittain Elementary School, a robotics and coding event at McQuistion Elementary School, and an activity day at the Butler Middle School on finding outlets for students’ creative voices. .

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