Students in fifth grade receive daily instruction and authentic opportunities in Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. In addition students attend daily chapel service, take Spanish, Physical Education, Computer, Library, Music and Nature Trail. We are devoted in cultivating a strong character in our students so they can become productive members of their community. Our classroom environment nurtures discovery, creativity, and mutual respect among all students. We work closely with our students and provide learning opportunities so they will grow in all areas of development. Students attend and take part in daily Chapel services.
Special Events and Activities:
Daughters of the American History Essay Contest: Students participate in writing a 500 word essay using an interdisciplinary
and multisensory approach to enrich reading comprehension, and writing skills integrated with technology.
International Bank of Commerce Minitropolis partnership for Financial Literacy: Students are given early lessons on saving and spending money by participating in an IBC Bank sponsored model bank. 5 th grade students serve as IBC/EDS banking representatives on campus
Fall / Spring Retreat: The purpose of the retreats is to help students grow in faith in themselves and his/her Creator, while developing an acceptable standard of morality.
Spelling Bee: Four representatives of each class participate in the EDS spelling bee for a chance to compete in the BANSA and Regional spelling bees.