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May 22

Ninety years ago, on May 20, 1927, pilot Charles Lindbergh took off in the airplane call the Spirit of St. Louis and became the first person to fly over the Atlantic Ocean alone. In order to achieve this historic flight, Lindbergh had to be brave. What is the bravest thing you have ever done? What […]

1st Grade Knight Writer Book

The Grade 1 Knight Writer is hot off the press!  The Exemplary Project and the first grade team collaborated to create this book.  Students selected their favorite Dr. Seuss book, and penned a review in coordination with National Read Across America Day, also known as Dr. Seuss Day.  Our Knights used the skills they’ve been learning […]

Kindergarten Knight Writer

The Kindergarten Knight Writer has arrived!  The Exemplary Project and the Kindergarten team collaborated to create this book.  Our book of stories is inspired by cold days, something we haven’t seen a lot of this winter!  Kindergartens thought of a fun, seasonal day, and tried to add details such as who was with them, where they were, […]

Writing Professional Development

Kicking off Thursday morning with professional development on how to analyze and teach leads.  Write on!

Student Writing Workshops!

  The Northern Virginia Writing Project is hosting writing workshops at George Mason University, Fairfax Campus this winter!  There are workshops for grades 1-3, as well as workshops for grades 4-12. They are even offering a Family Writers Workshop that includes Kindergarten-aged students.  Students choose from a wide array of topics.  Click here for all the […]

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary and Visual Arts Contest Winners Announced!

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary and Visual Arts Contest winners were announced today.  Nottingham Elementary proudly boasts two recognized contestants.  In the Visual Art category, 5th grader Sarah Furches placed third in Grades 3-5, and 2nd grader Luc Penella placed second in Grades K-2.  A hearty congratulations to Sarah, Luc, and all Knights that […]

Martin Luther King Jr., Literary and Visual Arts Contest is Here!

The 2016 Martin Luther King Jr., Literary and Visual Arts Contest has arrived! This year’s contest focuses on one of Dr. King’s quote concerning courage, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” In other words, we need to speak up about issues that are important to us.  Use this […]

Congratulations PTA Reflections Contest Honorees!

Congratulations to our Nottingham Reflections Contest Literature Honorees!  Save the date for Friday, December 2, for a breakfast reception from 8:15-8:45 am in the library where ALL the Reflections participants will be honored.  All artists, along with their families (including younger siblings!) are encouraged to attend! Thank you to all the student participants and their […]

The Knight Writer, 1st Edition!

Our first edition of The Knight Writer is hot off the presses…or in this case, hot off the published website.  In keeping with Arlington’s push to, “go green,” only Grades K and 1 will publish a hard copy book.  Click on, “The Knight Writer” left-hand tab, and enjoy creative, heartfelt story telling all year.  Write […]