In celebration of Principal Tim Kenney's 40th birthday, the Atwater Elementary School student body put their own twist on the Gangnam Style dance.
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Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Shorewood schools continued their hair-cutting-for-charity tradition Wednesday with events at Atwater Elementary and Shorewood High School.
Shorewood schools continued their tradition Wednesday with the shaving of dozens of heads in the name of ending childhood cancer, during an annual event that typifies the community and its residents. Students, staff and administrators at Atwater Elementary School and Shorewood High School took part in the fourth annual Buzz Cuts for the Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer Fund event, raising money through pledges for the local non-profit. "I really wanted to support the cause and I really thought cutting my hair would make a statement. It was just to support the cause and do something wild and different," said Ellie Wells, a high school sophomore who had hair down to her shoulders before the afternoon event at the high school. …
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Students at Atwater Elementary School are learning lessons off some cool new technology that cost the district nothing.
Atwater Elementary School has taken a step into the digital era by installing interactive smart-boards in every classroom, without using any School District money. Atwater Elementary is now home to 21 smart-boards replacing chalk or dry-erase boards by projecting an image of a computer screen over a touch-sensitive surface. At the touch of a finger, you can click buttons, highlight words or write as if you were writing on a chalk board, but it has all the functions of a computer. Even at $1,800 for the interactive board, projector and miscellaneous brackets, School Principal Tim Kenny said he wasn't worried about raising the funds. “We raised a bunch of money for the boards,” Kenney said. Between the kids, and contributions from the …