Specials

In addition to the core academic subjects, Abercrombie offers the following weekly specials that occur outside the classroom with Specials teachers;

  • Art
  • Computer
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Spanish
  • Library

 
Art and Music

Throughout the grades, creativity is enhanced through music and art, and all students have the opportunity to participate in performances during the year. 


Physical Education

The physical education program promotes development including flexibility, strength, endurance, sports skills, and sportsmanship. Abercrombie students take part in The President's Physical Fitness Challenge as well as in our annual School Field Day. 


Computer

The computer program stresses the use of technology as an educational tool and instruction focuses on applications such as Microsoft Office and Tux Paint taught in an age appropriate manner. 


Spanish

The Spanish program, starts in preschool and continues in the grades. Students progress from naming objects, counting, and identifying colors to conversational speech.

  
Library

Our library contains more than 7000 volumes organized using the Dewey Decimal System covering books from all categories. Students visit the library and check out books weekly. Many of the books are used in the Reading Counts program where students can take a test after reading selected books to earn points with appropriate rewards. Fun activites include Summer reading programs, Scholastic Book Fairs and themed/interactive reading sessions.