In The News...

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Desoto Plot Analysis Projects

Desoto students have been reading and identifying different elements within literature. They presented their reports on their respective books, and they got very creative!

Desoto project poster Desoto projects displayed on a table
Building a Word Wall for New Vocabulary
Word Wall in the hallway

Farmersville students have been building a word wall for sight words. You cannot build up a vocabulary if you never meet any new words. In order to meet new words, you must read. The more you read, the better.

Liberty Hill Read Across America Week

Ki Charter Liberty Hill students participated in Read Across America Week. They challenged themselves to complete 350 lessons in our Reading Plus program, and succeeded! For completing the challenge, we allowed students the opportunity to throw water balloons at their teachers. A fun time was had by all!

Liberty Hill students outside with teacher Liberty Hill students having fun outside throwing water ballons Liberty Hill students lined up outside to throw water balloons at teachers
Color Theory
Student artwork displayed on wall

Farmersville students recently explored color theory in art class. They created some great pieces of art!

San Marcos February Highlights

Our students at San Marcos have been busy with their various projects! Students celebrate Black History Month by researching prominent figures. Elementary students created airplanes out of popsicle sticks as part of a STEM project focused on aviation. San Marcos students participated in an SEL activity where students could share positive notes for Valentine's Day.

Coloring pages and facts about Daniel Hale Williams and Bessie Coleman for Black History MonthPopsicle stick airplanes made for STEAM projectDoor with images of jars filled with hearts that have positive notes on them:

    Black History Month

    In honor of Black History Month, Mrs. Collins and her students created grid portraits of famous African Americans. Ms. Sargent and students decorated the wall with pictures of famous African Americans and a brief summary of their accomplishments.

    Banner on wall displaying drawings done in marker of famous black people Bulletin board that says

      DeSoto Class Poster
      DeSoto class poster that reads Welcome to Ki Charter

      Students at Ki Charter DeSoto celebrate their successes by decorating portions of a large class poster to be prominently displayed once complete. 

      Liberty Hill Students Study Fossils

      Mrs. Susan’s middle school class is studying fossils. They recently were able to study their own fossils and learn how paleontologists dig up fossils and restore them.

      Fake dog fossil covered in pink casingFake dinosaur fossil covered in orange casingFake lizard fossil covered in pink casing
      Farmersville Students Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

      Farmersville students learned the teaching of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.! They participated in an activity which explored his powerful message on equality, nonviolence, and community building.

      Student projects for MLK day Student projects for MLK day
      Liberty Hill Professional Development
      Staff discussing school needs

      Ki Charter Liberty Hill returned from holiday break refreshed and ready for the new semester. Teachers and aides spent an afternoon participating in professional development. They discussed strategies to ensure success for our team and our students. We are looking forward to a productive semester with our students!

      Liberty Hill End-of-Semester Projects

      Mrs. Edna’s class worked diligently on their end-of-semester projects. They created a children’s book explaining a science concept they learned over the past six weeks. Students then presented their books to the class.

      One page of student's children's book science project All pages of student's children's book science project on cell division Page about the center vacuole of a cell in student's book project Page about the cell guides in student's book project
      Liberty Hill Highlights
      math class projectile motion in the PITSCO lab

      Mr. Romann’s math class is currently working on projectile motion in the PITSCO lab. They conduct experiments with each module they complete. Keep up the hard work!

      Exemplary Students

      Excel Fort Worth students are nominated by their therapist for an exemplary week. Mrs. Taylor’s student was one of the students chosen. This student exhibits exemplary characteristics in the classroom. Way to go!

      Red Ribbon Week

      Lewisville students recently celebrated red ribbon week. They created art work and pamphlets on drug abuse and how to take medication appropriately.   

      student pamphlets on drugs abusestudent artwork of keys and ribbons
      Optical Illusion Art

      Mrs. Sarah’s art class has been studying optical illusion art for six weeks. They are doing an excellent job and have shown their creative side in their art. 

      white unicorn in front of colorful sky, water, and mountainsrainbow colored patternscurved stripes of red, yellow, blue, white and greenred, purple blue, and green pattern
      Social and Emotional Learning Library
      Books on shelf

      Our DeSoto campus has started a social and emotional learning library! With therapeutic and education collaboration, students can check out books that focus on topics like character building, problem solving, empathy, and personal goal setting.