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An Enthralling Week

Friday, January 24, 2020

An Enthralling Week

The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe This Thursday, 4th and 5th graders took a wonderful field trip to the historic Dock Street Theater where they saw Charleston Stage perform The Lion, The Witch, and […]
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Exploring Technology

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Exploring Technology

Reforge- This Thursday, fifth grade took a field trip to Reforge: Charleston, a local Makerspace. With the wonderful guidance of one of their volunteers, we learned all about the different spaces that are available, including […]
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Sharing the Holiday Cheer!

Friday, December 20, 2019

Sharing the Holiday Cheer!

Holiday Celebration- Throughout the week, the whole school has been learning about winter holidays from around the world. In 5th Grade, learning about St. Lucia Day led to a great discussion on how to help […]
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Exploring the Explorers

Friday, December 13, 2019

Exploring the Explorers

Social Studies In Social Studies this week, we have started our new unit on Explorers! Everyone had a great time learning all about Prince Henry the Navigator, Bartholomew Diaz, Christopher Columbus, Vasco da Gama and […]
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Awesome Arguments!

Friday, December 6, 2019

Awesome Arguments!

Reading- In our Reading unit this week we have been having a great time exploring how to read and interpret debatable topics. Some of the fascinating topics we are delving into include whether animals should […]
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European Investigators!

Friday, November 22, 2019

European Investigators!

Social Studies- As we continue our Europe Unit in Social Studies, students have chosen the country that they are going to investigate. They will learn all about the geography, culture, language, history, and more of […]
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Building Their Numbers

Friday, November 15, 2019

Building Their Numbers

Math- In math this week, students are continuing to build their number sense through fractions. They have spent time using fractions and number lines to better understand the relationship between fractions, division, addition, and subtraction. […]
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Super Scientists!

Friday, November 8, 2019

Super Scientists!

Science-  This Tuesday marked the culmination of our Science “Variables” unit. Students presented their experiments at the Science Fair. They worked for an entire month on personalized experiments where they explored a variety of topics […]
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Happy Halloween!

Friday, November 1, 2019

Happy Halloween!

October 28-November 1, 2019 Halloween-  Students had been working on their Halloween Carnival ideas for weeks. On Thursday, they finally got to present their stations to the rest of the school! Students from every grade […]
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Fantasy Fanatics

Friday, October 25, 2019

Fantasy Fanatics

October 21-25, 2019 Writing-  In Writing this week, we have begun writing Literary Essays! Students are delving deep into developing theses, finding supporting details and evidence, and making a claim. We have also greatly enjoyed […]
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Fifth Grade: Rachael Celia

Rachael is so excited to be joining The Cooper School as the 5th grade teacher. She has been living and teaching in Charleston for the past three years. Rachael received her Bachelor of Science in Education from Samford University. She enjoys sharing with others the excitement of learning and making education come to life with the integration of arts and sciences into the academic subjects. When not in the classroom, Rachael loves being outdoors, reading, ballet, and spending time with her dog, Vermeer.