High Five Week 2024 Recap

A Week of Celebration and Joy

From April 15th to April 19th, 2024, classrooms across the nation were buzzing with excitement as we celebrated eSpark’s High Five Week. This special event, inspired by National High Five Day and our first High Five Day event on April 20, 2023, was all about recognizing and honoring the hard work and achievements of students using eSpark throughout the 2023-2024 school year. Nearly 12,850 students and over 550 teachers joined in the festivities, creating a vibrant atmosphere filled with pride, encouragement, and lots of fun!

Highlights from High Five Week 2024

Awarding High Five Certificates

Teachers proudly presented High Five certificates to their students, acknowledging their dedication and accomplishments. The joy and pride on the students’ faces were truly heartwarming! Each class celebrated together, creating a sense of community and shared achievement. The certificates symbolized not just individual success, but the collective effort and growth experienced throughout the school year on eSpark.

Photos from Amber Pena, Emily Gendics, Geeta K, Tracy Harlan, and Jennifer Meyer.

Students in Action

Students were seen deeply engaged in their eSpark activities, working hard to earn their High Fives. Their excitement, determination, and focus were inspiring! Each student worked individually while mastering new skills, highlighting the diverse ways they engage with learning. The atmosphere was filled with enthusiasm as they persevered through challenges and celebrated their achievements on eSpark.

Photos from Shelly Gavenda, Jennifer Meyer, and Enzina Bruzzesi.

Fun and Games

Classrooms were transformed into hubs of fun with activities like coloring, Jenga, Twister, Limbo, and dance parties! The excitement was palpable as students enjoyed these playful moments earned after lots of hard work all school year long. The vibrant atmosphere was filled with laughter and creativity as students celebrated their achievements while fostering a sense of camaraderie and joy. The playful energy in the room was a perfect reward for their dedication and perseverance throughout the year.

Photos from Amber Pena, Laura Solis, Tracy Harlan, Jennifer Meyer, and Myranda Tapper.

Family Celebrations

In Lindsay Felicijan’s class, families joined the celebration, adding an extra layer of warmth and community to the awards ceremony. The presence of families made the event even more special, highlighting the collaborative effort between home and school in fostering student success. It was a beautiful display of unity and pride, celebrating the students’ hard work and achievements together.

Grand Prize Celebration

eSpark Ambassadors had the exclusive opportunity to compete for the High Five Week grand prize. Jennifer Meyer’s classroom stood out with its extraordinary celebration filled with excitement and joy. The event was nothing short of spectacular, with the principal giving a special shoutout to Jennifer’s remarkable efforts. Students reveled in activities like coloring and exchanged countless High Fives, their faces beaming with happiness. The atmosphere was electric, filled with laughter and the spirit of achievement. High Five to Jennifer and her incredible students for creating such an unforgettable celebration! 🖐️

Watch the celebration highlights:

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Keep the High Fives Going! 🖐️

If you missed out on the celebrations, don’t worry – check out these printable High Five resources, including coloring pages, bookmarks, High Five cards, and certificates to honor your students’ achievements.

Keep honoring your students’ achievements and share your special moments with us by tagging @eSparkLearning on social media. If you’re not on social media, email your photos or videos to rachela@esparklearning.com, and we’ll share them for you.

Photos from Tracy Harlan and Sarah Nowack.

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