Monthly Archives: May 2012

ACS Achieves Top 3% in Nationwide Math Competition

On May 14th, Ash Creek 3rd – 8th grade students competed among 360 schools nationwide in the Sumdog National Math Competition. Our students came in 9th place, putting us in the top 3% nationwide. Well done, students!

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ACS Wins State Math Competition!

From April 30 – May 4th, Ash Creek 3rd-8th graders competed in a statewide math competition on http://www.sumdog.com. Ash Creek won first place. Three students made it to the top ten: Elizabeth Hutson with 2nd place, Ryann Marx with 5th place, and … Continue reading

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Ash Creek Students Win Art Show Awards

On May 4th, 2012, Ash Creek students in the 3rd– 5th grade entered their artwork based on Arizona images. Their artwork was entered to the Willcox Art League Spring Show that occurred May 4th– May 6th. Six students from Ash … Continue reading

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School Garden

Working with Cooperative Extension Educator Darcy Tessman, we have started a small school garden! We are using a straw bale gardening technique where we grow plants directly in the composted straw bales. Students have been collecting data on bale temperature … Continue reading

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Taiko Performance Coming Up!

Ash Creek students will perform with Odaiko Sonora Taiko ensemble on Thursday, May 3rd, at 6:30 PM. A potluck dinner follows the performance. The performance is the culmination of a one-week artist residency by Odaiko Sonora. Taiko is a Japanese … Continue reading

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Pre-Registration Event in Willcox

Ash Creek Schoolwill present an informational event showcasing our Arts Integration approach to education on May 9th. We are a small, Pre-K through eighth grade public school with open enrollment, located on Highway 181 seven miles east of theChiricahuaMountains. We … Continue reading

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