Tag Archives: Canstruction

Food Bowl 2016

Sixth grade students returned to school triumphant this week after completing the Food Bowl build. Continue reading

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A Wonderful Castle!

Congratulations to the PDS sixth graders and their teachers, who debuted their castle of cans with “King Can,” on Saturday morning. The building teams works collaboratively and productively on Friday night, finishing at 8pm. King Can, in the center, was … Continue reading

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Final Preparations for Canstruction are Underway!

This morning, we assembled the whole middle school to give the sixth graders a hardy load of good wishes as they prepare to build this afternoon and evening. We had a short Canstruction retrospective. Our first Cantruction Jr. event was … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek at Canstruction Progress and THANK YOU Goya!

Big excitement for Canstruction this week! The cans are in the building! For the third year we have been so very fortunate to have Goya support Canstruction and our students, in particular, by donating all the cans for our build. … Continue reading

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Visiting the Food Bank

I have written about how exciting this time of year is for sixth grade, as they undertake to design, build, educate and publicize their structure for the Canstruction Jr. competition at the end of January. Canstruction is a huge undertaking. … Continue reading

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A trip to Dia:Beacon for Canstruction inspiration

The wonderful Canstruction¬ģ JR¬†project began in earnest the end of November. Every grade 6 student has a role in this endeavor that combines engineering, art, community outreach, social justice and a dose of mild competition. This year’s structure is still … Continue reading

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