Courtyard Club

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The Courtyard Club has been keeping busy maintaining the courtyard during recess. Students in grades second through fourth spend their recess time helping to prune the school's courtyard area and improving their gardening skills! The club is organized by Academic Enrichment teacher Sue Ellen O’Connor. 

Students sign up for a job each day and quickly get to work. Daily chores include raking, clearing, planting, pruning, and filling the bird bath with water. Fourth Grader Luke Castillo is busy tending to his peonies. Luke planted them last year, and has been diligently caring for these beautiful flowers since they've bloomed this spring! Click below to see his video!

The courtyard also has special visitors: Three male ducks visit each year at this time. Mrs. Bickley's second grade class puts cracked corn outside their classroom door for the visitors each day. 

Donations of flowers, bushes, and bird seed are always welcomed! Please contact Mrs. O'Connor for more information at: soconnor@springsschool.org.