IRLA Step Celebrations

3 days ago Join SBCS in celebrating our students who have achieved significant milestones in the American Reading Company's 100 Book Challenge!
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American Reading Company hosts Illinois Schools at Springfield Ball Charter School

Oct 14, 2014 The American Reading Company hosted several teacher representatives from Illinois schools today at the Springfield Ball Charter School. Ms. Robyn Murphy directed the workshop and introduced the Independent Reading Level Assessment (IRLA) program which the Ball Charter School adopted this year...
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BALL CHARTER STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH PROJECT

Oct 14, 2014 Mrs. Cluck's Intermediate class has partnered with Illinois State University to implement new software (QGIS 2.4 and Google Earth) into their social studies curriculum. QGIS is a free and open source Geographic Information System (GIS).
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BALL CHARTER STUDENTS EXPERIENCE FRANCE

Oct 9, 2014 Mrs. Bretz' s word study class experienced a little bit of France today by studying the origin of French words with French food, music, and word games. Students now know where croquet, croissant, crepe, and many other words in the English language came from.
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BALL CHARTER STUDENTS CELEBRATE READING MILESTONE!

Oct 8, 2014 Ball Charter students celebrated their 100 step reading goal today - that is , 25 hours or more of reading since the beginning of the school year! Students read with their "buddy" in the gym with Principal Fraas, had s'more snacks on the playground and took a walk on the trails and then read with
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BALL CHARTER PRIMARY CLASS READS JOHNNY APPLESEED

Sep 26, 2014 Today was a special day with Grandma Hayes making applesauce for Mrs. Willenborg's Primary Class. What a great way to celebrate reading about Jonny Appleseed.
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BALL CHARTER'S AWESOME READERS

Sep 26, 2014 Springfield Ball Charter students celebrated 100 steps which amounts to 25 hours of reading at school today. These awesome readers are ahead of their target reading step. These students received a bracelet, folder, and a book for their accomplishment.
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BALL CHARTER GRANDPARENT'S DAY

Sep 19, 2014 Ball Charter students celebrated Grandparents Day by sharing lunch together. It was a beautiful day and some chose to eat outside while others played on the playground with their grandparents. Thanks to all of our families for sharing in this celebration.
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