Bee Keeping

Third grade is abuzz with activity. They are busy researching about honey bees and what the implications of their decline mean for our environment.  On Monday, local beekeepers visited HSADD to talk with students about the decline of honey bees, the importance of honey bees and what our students can do to make a difference. […]

Librarian Visit

Miss Jo, the children’s librarian from the Doren branch of the Montgomery county library came to visit first grade today. She offered library cards that are just for first graders to our students. After parents sign the applications, she will pick them up and bring back their cards. They were very excited and loved having […]

National Anti-Bullying Month

October is National Anti-Bullying month.  We have a no tolerance policy on bullying at HSADD.  During the month of October we had a special assembly, signed pledge cards and pass out bracelets.  The bracelets had reminders of what we can do if we see someone being bullied or are bullied ourselves.  We want to encourage […]

Project-Based Learning

As most Ohioans have cleaned up their vegetable gardens and hung up gardening tools for the year, students at the Horizon Science Academy Dayton Downtown have been focused on the next growing season. After talking with BCHF School Improvement Specialist Mindy Farry, Horizon staff developed a creative project-based learning plan to engage students and support […]

Winter Concert

We are privileged again this year to have student teachers from Cedarville University help with our Winter Concert.  They began in October teaching the children holiday songs to perform for parents and friends.  Miss Meadows, our art teacher, along with her students, is planning to decorate the auditorium for the concert.  The children are also […]