Grades 1-3 First Day of School collage All School Retreat Aluminum Can Project Community Garden Harvest Gift to Salem Home Stepping Stone 1-3 Straws and Connectors Engineer Team Freeman Academy Tech Coordinator, Ben B, shows the 1-3 students how to take apart and put back together the internal components of a computer. Volunteers Help Students Complete Final Phase of 1-3 Landscaping Grant 6th Graders Read With 1st and 2nd Graders 1-3 Receive Trees From Freeman Arbor Day Committee The 1-3 students celebrated Arbor Day 2018 in conjunction with the Freeman Arbor Day Committee and the Freeman Public School second grade students. Mayor Sorenson read a proclamation and a new tree was planted at the baseball fields. Every student in attendance received a Black Hills Spruce tree to plant at a site of their choosing. During the first week of the 1-3 Reading Expedition, focusing on the book “Follow My Leader,” the students transformed our classroom into a comfortable reading studio. They were introduced to the main character, an 11 year-old boy named Jimmy, who became blind after a fire cracker accident. The third week of the 1-3 Reading Expedition, focusing on the book “Follow My Leader,” led the students to the FA Library where they discussed how the main character learned strategies for dealing with blindness. FA Junior, Emily H, helps 1-3 students make a "prayer cube" as part of her Bible Class Capstone Project. Mrs. Rupp and some of the 1-3 students practice Math skills playing Doubles Wild. The 1-3 students explored different leaves on campus. Here they display the leaf t-shirts they created while posing amongst nature. Each morning 1-3 students practice their money skills by purchasing their lunch from the helper of the week. Specific skills learned are money identification, speaking and listening, money operations (+/-), and problem solving.