Middle School Redesign

Students give new look to school entrance

Students give new look to school entrance

Agriculture and Culinary Arts students worked collaboratively to plant new flowers and mulch in the front of George Read today. Our redesign programs are continuing to expand and blossom!

Start of new school year update

Start of new school year update

Everyone at George Read Middle School is excited to start the new school year! Our students will be arriving on the 22nd and they will be treated to some amazing updates to our Agriculture and new Culinary programs. For Agriculture, we have expanded our partnership...

George Read officially has two Rhode Island Red chickens! We are excited for the new additions to our Agriscience program. We will be providing updates on their growth and development.

Special Visit from the Delaware Humane Association

Special Visit from the Delaware Humane Association

FFA members welcomed DHA (Delaware Humane Association) workers and volunteers to their meeting. We even had an extra special guest, Magnificent the adoptable dog! Students learned not only about proper pet care, but also about the importance of treating all animals...

Organic Food Taste Test

Organic Food Taste Test

Students learned that conventional food, which makes up a majority of the food we buy at the grocery store is grown using chemicals like fertilizers, pesticides and antibiotics. Organic food is grown using only natural products, but purchasing organics can be more...

Chickens on the way!

Chickens on the way!

In very exciting news, George Read Middle School has acquired ten Rhode Island Red chicken eggs. They were put into the incubator and over the next several weeks, students will observe the eggs and chicks to learn about chicken embryology.  Their expected hatch date...

Rain Garden at George Read Middle School

Rain Garden at George Read Middle School

We are excited to be underway with our partnership with Landmark Science & Design to plan the creation of our rain garden in the front of George Read Middle School.  The partnership generates learning opportunities for our students while solving an otherwise...

From Farm to Table

From Farm to Table

Before Holiday Break, George Read teachers and all staff were able to celebrate the first fruits of our students agricultural labor. Literally from the George Read outdoor classroom to the table, lettuce and arugula salad grown by our students. It was delicious and is...

Future Farmers Whip up Something Special

Future Farmers Whip up Something Special

GR FFA made their own butter from whipping cream and sampled it on toast.  After A LOT of shaking, it was delicious! In between shaking the cream into butter, students wrote letters to soldiers who are overseas and not going to make it home in time for the holidays....

Future Farmers of America is growing roots at George Read

Future Farmers of America is growing roots at George Read

George Read now has a Future Farmers of America Club. Members of the FFA planted tulip bulbs so they'll pop up next spring. Teacher, Mrs. Redrow, even got a plaque so all will know the school's first FFA Club planted the flowers that will blossom each year. Students...