Girls vs Boys February AR Reward Party. Students had ice cream, magic, and AWESOME fun.
Author David M. Sargent Jr. came to Enterprise Attendance Center on February 20th.
David was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas in 1966. His school age years were spent on a dairy farm in the small town of West Fork, Arkansas. After graduation he attended the University of Arkansas. David now resides in Prairie Grove a small town in northwest Arkansas. He lives with h…is four dogs Tatum, Emma, Daphne, and Spike.
Along with writing children books, David and his four friends travel across the United States speaking to school children. David shares his experiences of being a responsible dog lover and of how he became an author. His highly informative and entertaining talks are sure to teach the children the importance of reading and writing. He shows students that anyone can be an author. He manages to stimulate the children’s story writing ability using the universal love of animals.
During the fall semester of school, Mrs. Ronnye Hart commented on a link, Move to Learn, saying she loved their program & wished they would visit Enterprise & demonstrate their program for our K-6th grade classes. Well her wish came true. Coach Larry Calhoun visited Enterprise and led the students in simple movement exercises that can be done in small spaces while sharing his story. Students enjoyed videos and games while learning about nutrition and exercise for a healthier life. The program is a free resource to teachers and can be viewed at www.movetolearnms.org. Move to Learn encourages short exercise breaks to break up the day for elementary students. The program says “active bodies=active minds.” Mrs. Hart uses it in this way. She said, “After my class comes inside from recess we work on Language Arts for 1 solid hour. When Language is complete I use a Move to Learn Exercise video for a about a five minute exercise/stretch break before starting an hour and 1/2 session of math. This helps my students to get their “wiggles” out and refocus on pencil and paper work.” According to studies, short breaks with movement and stretching have shown to increase focus time and also test scores.