Thursday, May 19, 2011

Stock Market Game

Today four of Mrs. Abernethy's Creative Cougars were honored at a banquet in Butler for their stock market entrepreneur skills. Check out some pictures of the event!

Greenville Historical Society

Mrs. Abernethy's Creative Cougars took me on a fantastic field trip today! We went to the Greenville Historical Society and the Erie Extension Canal Museum. My friend Civil War Sallie was excited to see there were lots of artifacts from the Civil War. The students wrote about some of the things we saw on Civil War Sallie's blog. Check it out here:

From CivilWarSallie

From CivilWarSallie

Civil War Sallie

Mrs. Abernethy's Creative Cougars welcome Civil War Sallie to East Elementary! This is the third year Sallie has visited Mrs. Abernethy's class to teach them about the Civil War. Be sure to check out her wikispace at:

From CivilWarSallie

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Science Fair

Check out the Creative Cougars' Science Fair projects! You can also check out all the projects for the school!

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Videos by the Creative Cougars

Below are several ways you can check out (or share) "Creative Cougar" videos:

iTunes: Go to iTunes Store and search for "creative cougars" Subscribe to our podcast (it's free!!!!) and you will be able to download the videos you want to your computer and/or ipod.

Vimeo: Go to and search for "creative cougars" or just click on this link:

Youtube: Go to and search for "creative cougars" or go to this link:

Or click on this link:

Friday, April 22, 2011

On the Number Line

Mrs. Abernethy's Calculating Cougars perform to Lodge McCammon's song about integers called "On the Number Line." Be sure to check out their other awesome videos at

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Meet Mike and Molly

A student in the school donated two chinchilla's to our pet family. These chinchillas were rescued from a fire and along with thirty other chinchillas needed new homes. We are thrilled Mike and Molly lived through such a tragedy! Stay tuned as we learn about our new pets. We will share our knowledge with you!



Monday, March 14, 2011

Pi Day!

The Creative Cougars celebrate March 14 as Pi Day! Check out their festivities below. For more information on Pi Day, Check out their Pi Day Blog!

Friday, March 11, 2011


The Creative Cougars have been busy preparing for the PSSA. They created a wikispace to help others prepare too. Check out their PSSA Wikispace!

Friday, February 25, 2011

Greenville News - 02/24/11

1. Sante Jose Sharks beat the Penguins in overtime. By: Tyler
2. Denver Nuggets beat Boston Celtics by 14 points! By: Corey
3. Fourth, fifth and sixth grade students competed in academic games at Slippery Rock University. They placed first! By: Canyon
4. Kids are getting caught doing "fake weed" in school at Keystone Charter School. It's not illegal, but administrators say it is bad for you. By: Lexi
5. Organized labor leaders vowed Wednesday to bury any "right to work" ban on mandatory union membership in Pennsylvania. By: Jayda
6. Freezing rain called for Friday (today!) and it really is!!!!! By Hayli
7. Nets acquire Williams in trade. They traded Derrick Favors for Deron Williams. By: Deacon
8. On Wednesday, the Commodore Perry school board approved the calendar for the 2011-2012 school year by a 6-0 margin. By: Jayda
9. Kenny Surano got the hustle award and Garrett Blaschak got the MVP for basketball. Also, Corbin Kalchthaler got the unsung hero award at their banquet. By Jamin
10. Houston Rockets beat the Cavaliers, 124-119. By Michael
11. Cody Copeland, a wrestler for Greenville, took first in his weight. By: Jamin
12. During his presidential campaign, Barack Obama pledged $5 billion over 10 years to help restore Lakes Erie, Superior, Michigan, Huron, and Ontario. It was to clean up industrial toxins. He kept his word the first year, but the amount he is giving keeps slipping. By: Sabrina
13. The Penguins, Brooks Orpik, has an injured hand from blocking a shot. By: Carter
14. Andrew Johnson was the only US senator from a Southern state to remain loyal to the Union during the Civil War.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Glogster Rocks!

Mrs. Abernethy went to Hershey to present "21st Century Learning with the Creative Cougars" at the Discovery Education Preconference Day of Discovery. Some of the creative cougars skyped in to answer questions from the audience. They were so excited to meet "Glogster Guy" and he enjoyed meeting them, too. He even sent these awesome shirts home! The Creative Cougars love Glogster even more now!


Mrs. Abernethy won this cool green screening system called Yoostar from Discovery Education in Hershey. Creative Cougars were busy putting it all together and figuring out how to use it this morning. Stay tuned for some awesome videos!!!!!

Saturday, February 5, 2011

21st Century Learning with the Creative Cougars

These are links to the presentation Mrs. Abernethy gave at the DEN PreConference at PETE & C. She skyped in some of the Creative Cougars, so the people in Hershey could meet them. See their pictures below.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Mr. Duey's Fractions

Mrs. Abernethy's math class (the Calculating Cougars) perform to Mr. Duey's song, "Fractions."

If You Tube is blocked, go here to view video:

Find out more about Mr. Duey by following this link:

Friday, January 28, 2011

Report Card Day!

Our Athletes! (Placed in the school long jump or sit-ups)

Our Academians! (Honor Roll or Principal's List)

Our Awesome Attenders! (Perfect Attendance

Tony Hawk and Arnold Schwartzenegger!

Remember those constitution books the Creative Cougars made? We even made a wikispace so everyone could see them. (Check out the wikispace!)

When the books were done, students paired up and chose someone to send their book and a letter to. So far, two of the letters were answered!

Look what Tony Hawk sent Kristian and Austin!

From LitCircle
This letter was sent to Josh and Brenden from Arnold Schwartzenegger!

From LitCircle

From LitCircle