June 28, 2018


As you enjoy your summer vacation, try out these great apps to have some fun, productive screen time and stay STEM sharp!

Simple Machines  

Explore the playful side of physics and discover how machines work by co...

June 27, 2018

Asian Elephants

Asian elephants, like their name explains, live in southern Asia. They are smaller than African elephants, and their ears are much smaller. They can even live longer- the longest lifespan recorded was 80 years! 

Asian elephants are usually grey, but can a...

June 26, 2018

What is a Crystal?

A crystal is a mineral that is a geometric solid and grows into specific shapes in a repeating pattern. No two crystals are the same. The outside shape of the crystal is smooth and symmetrically arranged which reflects the internal arrangement of the...

June 25, 2018

It is said that music is the universal language.  It crosses all barriers and cultures.  It has the ability to evoke so many emotions and create endless feelings.  Even if you have never played an instrument and think you are hopeless when it comes to "carrying a tune,...

June 22, 2018

Did you know that peaches originated in China? They have been cultivated since at least 1000 B.C.E. The peach tree is considered to be the tree of life in Chinese culture and peaches are symbols of immortality and unity. Peach blossoms are often carried by Chinese brid...

June 21, 2018


Hungary is a country in Central Europe. Its capital city is Budapest. Hungary is slightly bigger than its western neighbour Austria and has about 10 million inhabitants. Other countries that border Hungary are Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia and Slov...

June 20, 2018

Creating Sculpture with Carving!

People have been carving objects out of wood, stone, elephant tusks, and sea shells since the beginning of time. The sculptures that are carved can be quite beautiful and detailed or simple and rough. There is no wrong or right way!

It ta...

June 19, 2018

Start your day with a few brain stretches in today’s Puzzle Fun

Find the 7 differences in the bird houses, complete the maze, connect the dots and color the picture, and fill in the 4 word grids!  

Click HEREto download this activity as a printable PDF.

June 18, 2018

Comets are a relatively small solar system body that orbits the Sun.  They are composed of ice, dust and small rocky particles from the early formation of the solar system about 4.5 billion years ago. The name comet, comes from the Greek word which means, “hair of the...

June 15, 2018

In May, Little Caesars on N. Cedar St. held a coloring contest for Holt Public Schools.  The individual winners won a certificate and t-shirt for themselves, and a pizza party for their entire class! 


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