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JOHN HOLE STUDENTS DONATE TO FOOD2GO

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
JOHN HOLE STUDENTS DONATE TO FOOD2GO

Dr. John Hole students presented a $1000 check to Food2Go from the proceeds of their Tiger Trot 5K/10K Run. Principal Lisa Mays is to the left of the group. On the right is Food2Go volunteer Sue Fouty who, along with husband, Larry, help organize, order, and deliver food bags to John Hole students for weekend meals. Read More


JOHN HOLE 5TH GRADERS HOLD COMMUNITY MEETINGS

Thursday, March 27, 2014
JOHN HOLE 5TH GRADERS HOLD COMMUNITY MEETINGS

As part of John Hole’s new character education program, the elementary school’s 5th graders meet each quarter for a community meeting where all students participate in activities designed to reinforce the character words for the quarter. The photo depicts students working together in small teams to practice cooperation and self-control. Read More


JOHN HOLE PTO HOSTS COSI CHEMISTRY PROGRAM

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
JOHN HOLE PTO HOSTS COSI CHEMISTRY PROGRAM

Celebrating its 50th year, COSI, Columbus Ohio's dynamic Center of Science and Industry, brought their traveling program, It’s Simply Chemistry, to Dr. John Hole with a 45 minute interactive assembly followed by hands-on activities in a classroom setting. In 2008, COSI was named America's #1 science center for families by Parent Magazine. Read More


2ND YEAR FOR JOHN HOLE’S “TRACK MEET FOR YOUR HANDS AT WARP SPEED”

Thursday, November 14, 2013
2ND YEAR FOR JOHN HOLE’S “TRACK MEET FOR YOUR HANDS AT WARP SPEED”

Last year John Hole Physical Education teacher Kelly Lewis introduced students to “Sport Stacking,” an exciting sport where students up stack and down stack 12 specially designed cups called Speed Stacks in predetermined sequences as fast as they can. Pictured are John Hole 5th graders “working their stacks,” participating with thousands of participants around the world taking part in what Guinness World Records® terms the “World’s Largest Sport Stacking Event.” Read More


JOHN HOLE STUDENTS LEARN THE MEANING OF THE WHITE REMEMBRANCE TABLE

Monday, November 11, 2013
JOHN HOLE STUDENTS LEARN THE MEANING OF THE WHITE REMEMBRANCE TABLE

The assembled gathering at John Hole Elementary’s Veteran’s Day Assembly watched as Girl Scout Troop # 32675 presented the colors and led others in the Pledge of Allegiance and the National Anthem to open the program. After comments from 4th and 5th grade chorus members, and the recognition of veterans present, the program concluded with 5th grade students telling the story of America’s White Remembrance Table honoring the men and women who serve in America’s Armed Forces, especially those missing in action and held as prisoners of war. Read More


NEW SECURITY PROCEDURE REQUIRES VISITORS TO BE “ BUZZED INTO” SCHOOLS

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
NEW SECURITY PROCEDURE REQUIRES VISITORS TO BE “ BUZZED INTO” SCHOOLS

Principal Lisa Mays asked her Dr. John Hole parents for their patience and understanding with a new security procedure using a video camera that is in place throughout the district this school year. In an e-mail to parents Mays explained the front doors will be locked after students have entered and school has started for the day, requiring visitors to use an intercom button to state their reason for seeking entry to the school. Read More


JOHN HOLE STUDENTS OPEN BUSINESSES; DONATE PROFITS

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
JOHN HOLE STUDENTS OPEN BUSINESSES; DONATE PROFITS

John Hole 5th grade teacher Anna Blanford introduced an economics unit of study where students had to identify a product or service they wanted to sell at school, create a business plan, and donate any profits to a charity of their choice. Five teams of students are shown holding facsimile checks to their charities. The results? $366 for the Humane Society of Greater Dayton; $78 for the Wounded Warrior Project and SICSA; $27 for the Wounded Warrior Project; and $37 for the Red Cross. Read More


WATTS GIRL’S ENSEMBLE VISITS DR. JOHN HOLE ELEMENTARY

Thursday, May 23, 2013
WATTS GIRL’S ENSEMBLE VISITS DR. JOHN HOLE ELEMENTARY

The Watts’ Girls' Ensemble, under the direction of vocal music teacher Katie Wortham, visited John Hole Elementary, performing Motown Hits including, "My Guy", "Please, Mr. Postman", and a medley of hits including "Stop in the Name of Love", "Baby Love" and "Baby, Baby". Due to financial restrictions, the group could not use district bus transportation. Bethany Lutheran Village donated $50 toward the cost of bus transportation with students paying the rest of the cost. Read More


JOHN HOLE STUDENTS INSPIRED BY DALE CHIHULY

Thursday, May 23, 2013
JOHN HOLE STUDENTS INSPIRED BY DALE CHIHULY

With the help of District Masterworks Coordinator Julia Hughes all John Hole Elementary students participated in the creation of this chandelier using the works of master glass blower Dale Chihuly as their inspiration. The chandelier, dubbed "The John-Huly" measures 5 1/2 feet in length and weighs about 50 pounds, and was unveiled on Fine Arts Night at the elementary school. Masterworks is a volunteer-taught art appreciation program that has been offered to Centerville elementary schools for some 26 years. Read More


WATTS JAZZ MUSICIANS VISIT DR. JOHN HOLE ELEMENTARY

Thursday, May 23, 2013
WATTS JAZZ MUSICIANS VISIT DR. JOHN HOLE ELEMENTARY

The 14-member Watts Jazz Combo, under the direction of students Adit Mahesh and Becky Seiler, performed at John Hole Elementary recently, playing “It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing,” and “Harlem Nocturne.” The Combo was joined by the 34-member Watts Jazz Band, who performed “Work Song,” “In the Mood,” “Swingin’ Shanty,” and “Topsy.” According to teacher and director Sheila Reynolds Bethany Lutheran Village donated $50 toward the cost of bus transportation with students paying the rest of the cost. Read More