Dupont Elementary School STEAM/PBL Exhibition Night

March 13, 2018   Hopewell, VA
Tuesday
March 13
  • 5:30 PM

    6:00 PM
    Students report to classrooms

    Upon arrival, we are asking that all students participating in the exhibition, report to their classrooms.

    • Dupont Students, Full-Time Learners, Dupont Elementary
  • 5:30 PM

    6:30 PM
    Parents, School Leaders, Community Partners Event Check-In

    Please stop by the gymnasium to check-in and receive important event information before making your way to our Welcome Reception in the cafeteria. Please Note: Check-in will end at 6:00 p.m. so that we can prepare the gymnasium for the Family Learning Adventure Sessions.

    • Gymnasium
  • 5:30 PM

    6:00 PM
    Welcome Reception- For Parents, School Leaders, Community Partners and Special Guests

    While students and teachers prepare for their exhibition, we invite all parents, school leaders, and community partners to check-in, and then join us for light refreshments and an official welcome from our administrative team and support staff in the cafeteria.

    • Carla Fizer, Principal, Dupont Elementary
    • Patricia Lobo, Assistant Principal, Dupont Elementary School
    • Sommer Jones, Innovation Coach, Exhibition Coordinator, Hopewell City Public Schools, Department of Innovation
    • Cafeteria
  • 5:30 PM

    7:30 PM
    Dupont's Family Prize Table

    In partnership with Chick-fil-A, Dupont families will have a chance to win prizes throughout this special night of learning and fun! RSVP- Prize Drawings Social Media-Prize Drawings (Winners must use #dupontsteampbl) FlipGrid- Prize Drawings Completed Dupont Challenge Card- Prize Drawings

    • Chick-fil-A South Park Mall
    • Cafeteria
  • 5:30 PM

    7:30 PM
    Exhibition Family Prize Table

    Calling all Dupont Family Prize Winners! In partnership with Chick-fil-A, we will be offering prizes throughout the event! RSVP- Prize Drawings Social Media-Prize Drawings (Winners must use #dupontsteampbl) FlipGrid- Prize Drawings Completed Dupont Challenge Card- Prize Drawings When your name is announced as a winner, get your prize confirmation card from Dupont's Main Office, then stop by our Family Prize Table in the cafeteria to claim your gift! May the odds forever be in your favor! #dupontsteampbl

    • Chick-fil-A South Park Mall
    • Misty Watkins, Secretary/Exhibition Announcer, Dupont Elementary
    • Cafeteria
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    What can we do with recycled materials?

    STEAM Final Product- Products Made From Recycled Material and Student Wearable Recycled Designs

    • Kiara Mays, Kindergarten Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Mays K-001
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    What can we do with recycled materials?

    STEAM Room: 004 Final Product- Products Made From Recycled Materials

    • Christeen Harvey, Kindergarten Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Melanie Terretta, Kindergarten Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Terretta/Harvey K-004
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    How can we prepare pre-schoolers for Kindergarten?

    PBL Final Product-Class Book

    • Toni Anderson, Kindergarten Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Toni Anderson K-003
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    What can we do with recycled materials?

    STEAM Final Product- Products Made Using Recycled Materials

    • Melanie Terretta, Kindergarten Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Terretta/Harvey K-004
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    What living and non-living things do animal groups need in their environments?

    PBL Final Product- Zoo Habitat

    • Amanda Davis, Kindergarten Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • A. Davis K-005
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    How does our sense of smell affect our every day life?

    STEAM Final Product- Smell and Taste Lab Simulations

    • Kathryn Davis, Kindergarten Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • K. Davis K-702 (across from pod)
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    What materials work best when designing and building a boat that floats?

    STEAM Final Product-Floating Boat Design

    • Lacey Driver, 1st Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Driver 1st-101
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    What materials work best when designing and building a boat that floats?

    STEAM Final Product- Floating Boat Design

    • Anna Pentecost, 1st Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Pentecost 1st- 102
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    6:45 PM
    What materials work best when designing and building a boat that floats?

    STEAM Final Product- Floating Boat Design

    • Rebecca Woodson, 1st Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Woodson 1st- 103
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    What materials work best when designing and building a boat that floats?

    STEAM Final Product- Floating Boat Design

    • Carrie Marsh, 1st Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Marsh 1st- 104
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    6:45 PM
    What materials work best when designing and building a boat that floats?

    STEAM Final Product- Floating Boat Design

    • Pamela Collier, 1st Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Collier 1st- 105
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    What is a Legacy?

    PBL Part I of Exhibition Final Product- Student Legacy Boxes and Legacy Wall (ongoing) *Students honor the legacy of Jamari Howard and Leah Reed.

    • Kelly Hairfield, 1st Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Hairfield 1st-608 back middle hallway
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    A natural disaster has struck the area. What plan can be developed to protect the people and property?

    PBL Final Product- Emergency Preparedness Information & Emergency Supply Kit

    • Kathy Gilstrap, 2nd Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Susan Parker, 2nd Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Parker 2nd-303
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    A natural disaster has struck the area. What plan can be developed to protect the people and property?

    PBL Final Product- Emergency Preparedness Information & Emergency Supply Kit

    • Kathy Gilstrap, 2nd Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Susan Parker, 2nd Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Parker 2nd-303
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    How do we use map skills to design our own community?

    STEAM Final Product- Student Design and Creation of Their"Whoville" Community

    • Teresa Ralph, 2nd Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Barbie Steed, 2nd Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Nicole Clendenning, Special Services Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Steed/Ralph 2nd-305
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    How do we use our map skills to design a community?

    STEAM Final Product- Student Design and Creation of Their"Whoville" Community

    • Teresa Ralph, 2nd Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Barbie Steed, 2nd Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Nicole Clendenning, Special Services Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Steed/Ralph 2nd-305
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    How can we share with others how our world has changed over time?

    PBL Final Product- Past, Present, and Future Museum

    • Lorraine Goff, 2nd Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Jennifer Blackburn, 2nd Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary Teacher
    • Music Room 706
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    How can we share with others how our world has changed over time?

    PBL Final Product- Past, Present, Future Museum

    • Lorraine Goff, 2nd Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Jennifer Blackburn, 2nd Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary Teacher
    • Music Room 706
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    How has the Ancient Civilization of China influenced modern day society through their architecture, art, and inventions?

    PBL Final Product- Ancient Civilization Museum

    • Maricia King, 3rd Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • 3rd King- 201
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    How have the Ancient Civilizations of Greece and Rome influenced modern society through their art, architecture, and inventions?

    PBL Final Product- Ancient Civilization Museum

    • Connie Allen, 3rd Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • 3rd Allen-203
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    How has the Ancient Civilization of Mali influenced society-present and future?

    PBL Final Product: Past, Present, and Future Libraries- Design and Video Skit

    • Lindsay Goyne, 3rd Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • 3rd Goyne-202
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    How have the Ancient Egyptians influenced the modern world with their funerary practices and art?

    PBL Final Product- Mummification Artifacts and Funerary Art

    • Terry Guill, 3rd Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • 3rd Guill-205
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    How have the Ancient Civilizations influenced modern society in their arts, architecture, and inventions?

    PBL Final Product: Ancient Civilization Museum

    • Melissa Bray, 3rd Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • 3rd Bray-204
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    How have the Ancient Civilization cultures influenced modern society?

    PBL Final Product- Student-Created and Published Ancient Civilization Newspaper via Local Progress Index

    • Misty Kassebaum, 3rd Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • 3rd Kassebaum-607 close to orange pod
  • 6:00 PM

    7:00 PM
    What does it mean to be an independent country?

    PBL Final Product- Loyalists vs. Patriots Debate

    • Melodye Paruszkiewicz, 4th Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • 4th Paru.-401
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    6:45 PM
    How can we launch supplies over the British to our Patriot Army?

    STEAM and PBL Final Product: Catapult Design and Launch

    • Eva Bowen, 4th Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Chelsey Bradby, Special Services Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • 4th Bowen-402
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    What would life be like without historical hidden heroes?

    PBL Final Product- Interactive Hidden Hero Museum

    • Sarah Pershing, 4th Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • 4th Pershing-404
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    How can we give back to kids with Blood Cancer?

    PBL Final Product- Launch of Our Pennies for Patients Campaign!

    • Myisha Baines, 4th Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • 4th Baines-405
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    What have we learned about an influential person or event from Virginia's history?

    Final Product: House of Knowledge Related to a Historical Topic From History

    • Gabriel Cintron, 4th Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • 4th Cintron- 704 (back middle hallway next to lab)
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    Mrs. Seaton Smith's Student Presentation of Learning

    Presentation of Learning Final Product: Gallery Walk of Student Work

    • Ora Seaton-Smith, Special Services Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Seaton-Smith 603 (near 3rd grade blue pod)
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    Ms. Tillman's Student Presentation of Learning

    Presentation of Learning Final Product- Yoga for Kids/Healthy Lifestyle

    • Toeni Tillman, Special Services Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Mary Katherine Steed, Physical Education Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Toni Tillman- 604
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    How do the earth's cycles impact the world and our community?

    STEAM Final Product- Products Simulating the Earth's Cycles

    • Aimee Gallant, 5th Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • 5th Gallant-501
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    6:45 PM
    How did African-Americans have an impact on our country and my life?

    PBL Final Product: Museum of Famous African-Americans and Their Contributions

    • Shavonne Valentine, 5th Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Dimitria Roberts, 5th Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • 5th Roberts/Valentine-606 (across from pod)
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    How did African-Americans have an impact on our country and my life?

    PBL Final Product: Museum of Famous African- Americans and Their Contributions

    • Shavonne Valentine, 5th Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Dimitria Roberts, 5th Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • 5th Roberts/Valentine-606 (across from pod)
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    Founders of the Future: How Can We Create a New World?

    PBL Final Product: 3-D Representations of the 13 Colonies

    • Anki Jones, 5th Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Eauna Freeman, 5th Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Alyssa McNair, Special Services Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • 5th- Jones/Freeman-504
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    How can the principles of sound be incorporated in our student-made musical instruments?

    Final Product: Musical Instrument Created From Recycled/Reclaimed Materials

    • Leila Youmans, 5th Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • 5th Youmans-505
  • 6:00 PM

    7:30 PM
    Scholastic Book Fair and PTO/Parent Resources Station

    Scholastic Book Fair Parent Resources: Guidance and Parent Involvement- PTO sign up sheet -Volunteer sign up sheet, -Title I Resources -Tips to help with parent teacher conferences, - Student Attendance,- Child care information, -Raising your grandchild, -Parenting tips for 5th graders going to Middle School.

    • Elizabeth Shelton, Librarian, Dupont Elementary
    • Rhindra Gilliam, Counselor, Dupont Elementary
    • Phylise Taylor, Parent Involvement Coordinator, Dupont Elementary School
    • Library
  • 6:00 PM

    6:45 PM
    Mrs. Gentry's Class Musical Quilt Presentation of Learning

    Final Product: Musical Quilt Display

    • Julie Gentry, Music Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Music Room 706
  • 6:45 PM

    7:30 PM
    Family Learning Adventure: Student-Designed Multiplication Board Game Challenge!

    For Grades: 3rd-5th PBL- How can we increase our knowledge of multiplication through designing and creating a board game for students? Students will play to win as they put their multiplication skills to the test! Final Product- Student Multiplication Board Games

    • Ryan Ponder, Physical Education Teacher/Parking Lot Logistics Coordinator, Dupont Elementary
    • 3rd-602
  • 6:45 PM

    7:30 PM
    Family Learning Adventure: Flying Drone Demo

    Learn all of the cool features of flying a drone in the interactive demo!

    • Scott Brubaker, Director of Technology, Hopewell City Public Schools, Department of Innovation
    • Gymnasium
  • 6:45 PM

    7:30 PM
    Family Learning Adventure: Portal 2 Gamification Challenge

    For Grades: 2-5th You will have to rely on their critical thinking skills as they play Portal 2. Can you navigate through exciting twists and turns as you unlock puzzles and strive to move to the next level? #Portal2

    • Rich Halas, Innovation Coach, Hopewell City Public Schools, Department of Innovation
    • K. Davis K-702 (across from pod)
  • 6:45 PM

    7:30 PM
    Family Learning Adventure: Rocket Launch Demo

    STEAM Appomattox Regional Library STEAM Program

    • Gymnasium
  • 6:45 PM

    7:30 PM
    Family Learning Adventure: Scratch and Coding Maze Trials with Spheros

    STEAM Dupont Student Coding Club

    • Susannah Bishop, Instructional Technology Coach, FlipGrid Coordinator, Hopewell City Public Schools Department of Innovation
    • Gymnasium
  • 6:45 PM

    7:30 PM
    Family Learning Adventure- Yoga/Mindfulness for Kids

    For Grades: K-5th Learn specific yoga and mindfulness skills that will help improve you and your child's emotional, mental, and physical well-being.

    • Sarah Pershing, 4th Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Music Room 706
  • 6:45 PM

    7:30 PM
    Family Learning Adventure-Parent/Child Olympics Fitness Challenge

    For Grades: K-5th Parents and students work together to complete a variety of Fitness Olympic challenges.

    • Elizabeth Shelton, Librarian, Dupont Elementary
    • Blue Pod Hallway
  • 6:45 PM

    7:30 PM
    Family Learning Adventure- Kids and Parents Coding Challenge

    For Grades: 2-5 Dupont was the winner of the HopewellCodes challenge! Now it's your turn to challenge your parents to join you in a round of coding! Who will walk away with bragging rights? #starwars #minecraft

    • Nicole Clendenning, Special Services Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Computer Lab 703
  • 6:45 PM

    7:30 PM
    Family Learning Adventure- Hopewell ROCKS!

    STEAM For Grades: K-3 How can we use art to bring families and businesses together in our Hopewell Community? Parents and students will get to paint inspirational and fun HOPEWELL ROCKS! designs as Dupont students prepare to launch this family friendly and community-based art spring project in downtown Hopewell.

    • Taleah Anderson, Art Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Art Room 701
  • 6:45 PM

    7:30 PM
    Family Learning Adventure: Math Escape Room

    For Grades: 3rd-5th Participants will solve area and perimeter problems and advance through clues in order to defeat the masked Macho and escape!

    • Melodye Paruszkiewicz, 4th Grade Teacher, Dupont Elementary
    • Room 605 (across from 5th grade orange pod)
  • 6:45 PM

    7:30 PM
    Family Learning Adventure: Fit 4 Kids St. Patty's Day Amazing Race!

    For Grades: K-5th Eagles will begin at an "Irish" themed picture clue card and then race to another clue card having the correct answer. Each card station will then have participants "race" to complete some fitness exercises!

    • Cynthia Piazza, Fit 4 Kids Teacher, Fit 4 Kids
    • Toni Anderson K-003
  • 6:45 PM

    7:30 PM
    Family Learning Adventure: Parent/Student Flip Your Feedback Challenge with FlipGrid!

    Take the Flip it Challenge and share your learning experience at one of our Flip Grid Video Pod booths!

    • Cafeteria
  • 6:45 PM

    7:30 PM
    Photo Booth Fun!

    Don't forget to capture the moment with you and your family at one of our fun photo booths! Share it on social media using our #dupontsteampbl or #dupontmagic!

    • Cafeteria
  • 6:45 PM

    7:30 PM
    Snacks and Beverages

    Check out the yummy snacks we have for sale at a great price! All items sold will help support Dupont student activities!

    • Stage between Cafeteria and Gym
  • 6:45 PM

    7:30 PM
    Bricks4Kidz- Lego Bricks STEAM Challenge!

    You may already know how to build with Lego Bricks, but with a little coaching, you can also learn about engineering, architecture, physics, and math. Our building lego bricks activities also foster social-emotional skills such as patience, communication, and teamwork. Get ready to participate in this fun, hands-on learning time with Bricks4Kidz!

    • Lisa Walker and Vernon Waller Bricks4Kidz, Facilitators, Bricks 4 Kidz
    • Harvey K-002