Tag Archives: Rainier Middle School

Putting up the Inflatable Movie Screen

Movie in the Park: Big Hero 6

Once again Rainier Community Cares brought  the Rainier community together for a Movie in the Park, by showing Disney's "Big Hero 6" on the big, inflatable screen in Wilkowski Park. Before the movie started, Rainier Cub Scout Pack #307 gave out free Otter Pops.  A long-time resident of Rainier, Jill Wilkinson, her daughter Elizabeth and several students from Rainier Middle School  ASB brought a popcorn machine made fresh popcorn. Teri Rendahl, a grandmother of three elementary school students, said "It's the best popcorn I've ever eaten. It's addictive." Children ran around and played.  They colored pictures for the contest.  The contest winners will be announced at the next Movie in the Park on Saturday, June 27. By 9 p.m., the crowd had grown to over 150 people, who had brought chairs and blankets so they'd be comfortable as they watched the show.  Before the show a few announcements were made, followed ...
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1st Jesse Nubbe – “Wifi or WiFry”, 2nd Lily Wilkinson – “Sprout”, 3rd Sarah Mantegna – “Communication Through Touch.”

Rainier School 6-12th Grade Science Fair

On February 27th, Rainier School District held its 2nd annual 6th-12th grade science fair. We held science fairs years ago, but with the changing of standards and state testing, the classrooms directed their focus on aligning curriculum and preparing students for the new, changing testing methods and went away from the traditional science projects. To participate in the fair, students in grades 6-12 ran their own experiments to answer a question they were curious about. Science fair paperwork was handed out in October to all science students and there were project deadlines along the way. This year we offered  “board” nights, where students and their parents could come into the high school library and were provided materials, computers and teachers to help them pull all their information together and lay it out in an organized and graphically pleasing manner on their boards. Rainier also provided boards to all of our ...
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