Carrie Gosch ELC Black History Month Activities

 Black History Celebration      February 26, 2019 

                                                   2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Featuring a dance performance by the Carrie Gosch Ballet and Tap Dance Troupe and a dramatic presentation on stage!  Come to see the revealing of our 'I Have a Dream" Quilt.


African American Inventors

  This month we will take time to commemorate African- American contributions to American society and celebrate Black History.  Listed below are a few African-American inventors and their ideas:

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Granville T. Woods is the inventor of over 50 patented inventions.  One of his patents is for an amusement apparatus.  This track could be used to move cars.


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Garrett Morgan invented a smoke hood, which is the forerunner of the gas mask that firefighters wear.  Garrett Morgan also invented the traffic signal.


Image result for Percy Lavon Julian  Percy Julian was a research chemist who simplified the process of creating synthetic cortisone.  This is helpful to people who suffer from arthritis.


Image result for elijah mccoyElijah McCoy was a mechanical engineer.  At his home workshop, McCoy developed an automatic lubricator for oiling steam engines on trains and ships.

Image result for matzeliger  Jan Matzeliger made an invention that helped make the production of shoes more efficient.  His invention made the purchase of shoes affordable for more Americans.




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Student of the Month &

Perfect Attendance Program Schedule 

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Ceja, Kordalewski, Garcia

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Johnson, Roberts, Van Vossen

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Anderson, Kelley, Reese

12:15 PM - 12: 45 PM Babusiak, Kimbrough, Warren

1:15 PM - 1:45 PM Jones, Rosado, Snyder

School & District Calendar


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Bus Routes

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 Pre-K Bus Routes 2018 2019.pdf 

Upcoming Events for December and January

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Monday, February 11, 2109 EC Public Library Visits for Kordalewski, Reese, Anderson, Kelley, Garcia, Roberts, Snyder

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Ballet Practice (2:00 snacks- 2:30 Practice begins)

Wednesday, February 13, 2019  Student of the Month/Perfect Attendance Presentations  in Café

Thursday, February 14, 2019 Doughnuts with Dads (Uncles, Grandpa, Adult Brothers or Mentors) @ 9:00 AM in Café

Thursday, February 14, 2019 Mom’s Taking Charge & Work 1 at 9:15 AM

Thursday, February 14, 2019 Tap Dance Practice (2:00 snacks- 2:30 Practice begins)

Friday & Monday, February 15-18 No School (President’s Day)

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Ballet Practice (2:00 snacks- 2:30 Practice begins)

Thursday, February 21, 2019 Health Linc @ 9:15   Indiana Parenting Institute @ 5:30 PM

Thursday, February 21, Tap Dance Practice (2:00 snacks- 2:30 Practice begins)

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 EC Public Library Visit Rosado, Jones, Warren, Ceja, Johnson, Van Vossen, Babusiak, Kimbrough

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Black History Program 2:30 – 4:00 PM

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Progress Reports sent home.

Thursday, February 28, 2019 Top 20 at 9:15 AM

Friday March 1, 2019 Double Good Popcorn Sale Begins, Ends on March 20, 2019