Stories written by Annette Weissman

Norman S. Edelcup/Sunny Isles Beach K-8 News

Norman S. Edelcup/Sunny Isles Beach K-8 News

Near… The Ballots were cast…and the votes were in!!! NSE SIB K8 students had elected their student government officers for the 2013-2014 school year. Ms. Carvajal, 7th grade Civics teacher and sponsor of the Student Government Association, announced the winners and invited many SIB dignitaries to an installation breakfast. NSE SIB K8 was delighted that […]

What is new and exciting at NSE SIB K8?

What is new and exciting at NSE SIB K8?

  I am so proud of the students and staff and all that they have accomplished in this first quarter of the school year. We have reactivated our K-Kids and Builders clubs with the help and support of the Kiwanis. Dr. Snyder, 3rd grade teachers, sponsors the K-Kids with support from other teachers and parents. […]

It’s happening at the NSE SIB K-8

The school year is off to a wonderful start with our teachers implementing a rigorous curriculum throughout the day and an expanded after school program of clubs and enrichment activities. Let me share some of this excitement with you. This year, NSE Sunny Isles Beach K-8 has partnered with the Florida Justice Teaching Institute to […]

A Cool Experience for NSE/SIB K-8 Students

A Cool Experience for NSE/SIB K-8 Students

“What is the weather today?” is a popular question in South Florida. Although it was very warm on Monday, some of the sixth grade students at NSE SIB K8 answered, “Cool.” That’s because they participated in the Weather on Wheels mobile activities sponsored by MAST Academy. Students were introduced to the mobile lab topics the […]

Science is booming at Norman S. Edelcup SIB K-8

Science is booming at Norman S. Edelcup SIB K-8

The NSE/SIB K-8 cafeteria was bursting with students eager to experience hands-on science during the school’s annual Science Bonanza. The room was energized with children and parents who were fascinated by the numerous activities related to science. Music! Exploration! Family Fun! It was all there for students from kindergarten through 8th grade. Dressed in lab […]

School testing

SESAT, SAT10, FCAT 2.0, CELLA. These acronyms can be very confusing to parents and community members who are not part of the education system. So today I would like to unscramble these letters and explain what each one means and how we use these assessments to enrich teaching and learning. Each set of letters represents […]

NSE SIB’’s Outstanding Scientists

NSE SIB’s Outstanding Scientists

Every year our students learn the scientific process by conducting their own experiments and presenting their projects to their classes. Teachers then select the top projects to present at the school’s annual Science Fair. These projects are then judged and the very best ones are entered into the South Florida Regional Science Fair. The NSE […]

NSE/SIB K-8 does Student Government with City Officials

NSE/SIB K-8 does Student Government with City Officials

Norman S. Edelcup Sunny Isles Beach K-8 emphasizes a rigorous academic program that fosters student achievement. But we also believe that students must be well rounded and have opportunities to grow in every arena. Many of our extra – curricular activities enable students to explore new avenues and develop new skills. One of these options […]

What’s Happening at NSE/SIB K-8

What’s Happening at NSE/SIB K-8

Highlights from the first quarter at Norman S. Edelcup Sunny Isle Beach K-8! It’s been a busy, busy few weeks as students and teachers settled into their new classes and the challenge of meeting all our students’ needs is addressed. NSE SIB K-8 is fortunate to have a dedicated faculty, involved parents and supportive community […]

Norman S. Edelcup SIB K-8 opens the 2012-13 school year

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The books are open! The computers are humming! The Media Center is buzzing! The 2012-2013 school year has officially begun and our students are hard at work mastering new skills and making new friends. Yes, it is time for parents and students to adjust to new schedules that include time for homework, time for extra-curricular […]

Norman S. Edelcup Sunny Isles Beach K-8 does it ‘A’ gain

Four in “A” row! Yes, I am so very proud to announce that for the fourth straight year, Norman S. Edelcup Sunny Isles Beach K-8 has received an “A” grade from the State of Florida. How did we earn that “A” and what does it mean for our staff, our students and our community? For […]

NSE/SIB’s K-8 Students Budding Scientists

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Saturday, January 21, 2012 was a special day for the young scientists at Norman S. Edelcup Sunny Isles Beach K-8. Our school’s Elementary and Middle School Science Fair winners competed in the South Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair and our SECME students competed in the annual Olympiad competitions and the results were fabulous! Ms. […]

Sunny Isles Beach K-8 does it again and with a new name

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By Annette Weissman…. Its official! On Wednesday, June 15th, the Miami-Dade County School Board officially changed the name of our school to Norman S. Edelcup/Sunny Isles Beach K-8. This is a well deserved honor for the Mayor and everyone affiliated with the school will continue to work diligently to bring honor to the Mayor, the […]

MUSIC IS IN THE AIR AT SUNNY ISLES BEACH K-8

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Have you heard the music? Have you seen the artwork? Did you attend the Spring Musical at Sunny Isles Beach Community School? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you know that the State of the Fine Arts program at SIB K-8 is stellar. Under the direction of our art and music […]