Resource Classes
Two male and three female teachers pose for a group photo.

Aubrey Smalls (Music), Jessica Simpson (STEAM), Kelly Nixon (Art), Tami Witham (Librarian), Marques Baytop (PE) – not pictured: Angel Stanton (Music Itinerant), Megan Higgins (STEAM Itinerant)

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” ~Pablo Picasso

In Art class students will learn that art is a personal expression, it teaches about other times and places and connects to other areas of learning. Students will work with a variety of art materials, skills, techniques, and processes to create unique works of art. Some of the mediums that will be used are clay, paint, pastels, and fibers.

Student artwork is displayed throughout the building and in the Fine Arts Festival in April.

Each week all students kindergarten through fifth grade will come to the music room for 45 minutes. Throughout the year each grade level will perform at least one time on stage. We will learn about different composers, styles of music, along with playing a wide variety of instruments from African tubano drums to xylophones. Our goal is for students to have a positive and enriching learning experience that allows them to express themselves creatively and to instill a lifelong love for music.

The purpose of physical education is to help students acquire the knowledge, processes, skills, and confidence needed to engage in meaningful physical activity both in the present and for a lifetime. The practice of leading a physically active lifestyle will bring about personal enjoyment, challenge, satisfaction, and a health-enhancing level of personal fitness.

As a result of physical education instruction, the student will be able to do the following:
Demonstrate competence in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.
Apply movement principles and concepts to learning and developing motor skills and specialized movement forms.
Achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of personal fitness.

Demonstrate responsible personal and social behaviors in physical activity settings.

Demonstrate a physically active lifestyle, including activity within and outside of the physical education setting.

Welcome to the Winterpock Elementary STEAM Lab!                         

Link to the STEAM Lab Website

We are so excited to continue STEAM resource! Each week all students kindergarten through

fifth grade will come to the STEAM lab for 45 minutes. We will be incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math curriculum while using PBL strategies to provide engaging and authentic learning experiences for our students. It is our goal to help develop students that are creative, think critically, communicate, collaborate and display positive citizenship. Follow us on twitter @laura_prymak, @STEAMteachCCPS or #wpesSTEAM. If you would like to experience the fun please consider volunteering in our labs. Thank you so much for your support! We are looking forward to an amazing year.

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