Royal Happenings

By Jennifer Harb WMES Teacher It is easy to take for granted all the things that have been engineered for us. The cars that carry us to and from work each day, the phones that allow us to communicate with loved ones near and far, the computer being used to type this very article… These [...]

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Watertown-Mayer Elementary School fifth grade students have been able to take on new leadership roles this school year.  They have been assigned to younger-grade classrooms as “buddies”. Each fifth grade student has one or two buddies from either first, second, or third grade.  Buddies meet at least once each month and participate in a variety [...]

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By Mary Miller Food Service Director Welcome back to the Royals Café. it seems that spring is just around the corner. We were happy to have no snow days this winter to date, we like the idea of ending the school year in May. We have had some exciting events this past winter: Watertown Mayer [...]

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By Mike Piersak Special Education Director In the wake of the horror that was the Sandy Hook tragedy, much has been written and discussed about guns, violence and mental health. If there is  good news in the wake of this tragedy, it may be that local , state and federal policy makers may  be rethinking [...]

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By Linda Quaas MHL is a Minnesota state children’s choice book award to encourage recreational reading. A committee of librarians/teachers nominates 12 titles each year. Our library purchases 10 copies of each nominee.  I introduce the fourth and fifth grade students to the books through book talks during their Library Media time. Our students started [...]

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By Rod Janikula The Watertown-Mayer 1-to-1 iPad initiative has taken the College in the Schools American History classes to the next level. The difficulty before the iPads was trying to take a high school classroom and transform it into a college one, and the iPads have done this in a variety of ways.  The No. [...]

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