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Earthquake Drill Today

October 16, 2014
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Today we conducted an earthquake drill as part of the statewide Great Oregon Shakeout. Students and staff practiced safety procedures, reviewing the Drop, Cover, Hold On procedure and then practicing a building evacuation. The drill went smoothly and the students and staff responded extremely well to the whole event. We will conduct another earthquake...
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Run For The Arts 2014

October 14, 2014
Run For The Arts 2014

Today we held our annual Run for the Arts. Students have been collecting pledges and today they ran to raise funds for our arts programs. We had a great number of parent, grandparent, and community volunteers to help with our event. We thank them for their support and we thank our students and teachers...
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Ms. Davis visiting Ms. Murphy’s First Grade

October 12, 2014
Ms. Davis visiting Ms. Murphy’s First Grade

Former Lewis teacher Anna Davis visits Ms. Murphy’s classroom to help introduce the “Balls and Ramps” science unit. 
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Battle of the Books Meeting – October 16

October 8, 2014

OBOB MEETING THURSDAY OCTOBER 16thAre you in 3-5th grade? Do you love to read great books? Do you enjoy competition? Do you love to spend time with your friends? It just might be that OBOB (Oregon Battle of the Books) is a perfect opportunity for you! If you want to find out more, please...
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Reed College Science

October 3, 2014

Reed Science in action… pic.twitter.com/09g35zp1bf — LewisRoom20 (@LewisRoom20) October 2, 2014
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Run For the Arts – October 14, 2014

September 25, 2014
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We are gearing up for another great year of Run for the Arts here at Lewis! Please read the information on the Run for the Arts Sponsor Sheet that your child brings home today. This year our Run will be held in the afternoon on Oct. 14th. The deadline for returning your child’s form...
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Rain Garden Fence

September 15, 2014
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Last year Depave helped us create a rain garden on our playground. This provides a place to capture rain water, rather then having it go down the sewer, and also provides us with a green space and wildlife habitat in a space that was formerly just pavement. Once constructed it became apparent that the...
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Lewis Audio Postcard – Sept. 14. 2014

September 14, 2014
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Lewis Audio Postcard – Sept. 14. 2014
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Lewis Open House

September 10, 2014
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Lewis Open House and Back to School NightTuesday, September 16, 2014 – 6:00 pm Meet on the playground for staff introductions and then classroom visits.
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Ms. Leake’s Donors’ Choose Project: Pirate Learners, Arrr You Ready?

September 7, 2014

Pirate Learners, Arrr You Ready?: Who doesn’t love pirates? Pirates are daring and adventurous. They sail into unchartered territories and aren’t afraid to take risks. Pirates work together to uncover amazing booty. I want to engage students in authentic science activities where they discover that learning is the ultimate treasure.” Follow the link above...
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Rain Garden Fence

September 7, 2014
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Last year we were fortunate to be involved with Depave on a project that removed a good section of our playground which allowed us to plant a rain garden. One thing we noticed right away was that the rain garden was a magnet for playground balls from the four square area. We installed a...
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Staffing Update: New Teachers and Para-Educators

August 30, 2014
New teachers: Mr. Hansen, Ms. Rollins, Mr. Richner

We are happy to welcome Mr. Mark Hansen, Ms. Ashley Rollins, and Mr. Mark Richner to our teaching staff. Also next week we will be welcoming para-educators Vianca Estrada and Hayley Reinauer to Lewis. We are finalizing on the replacement for Ms. Gillies in our Learning Center and will announce this candidate next week....
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Reed College Community Day 5K Run!

August 27, 2014
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Reed College Community Day September 20, 20149 a.m.–3 p.m. Celebrate the glorious Reed College campus at our annual Community Day event. Alumni, neighbors, and friends of all ages are welcome to join us for a day of music, food, and fun. The full schedule and registration information for the 5K is now available. Highlights of the day will...
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Welcome Mark Richner

August 23, 2014

On Monday, we interviewed for our 5th grade opening. We had several outstanding candidates and I am happy to share the news with you that Mr. Mark Richner has joined our 5th grade team. Mark comes highly recommend and his passion for learning and working with students was evident during our interview. As way of...
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Summer Skies…

August 19, 2014

We planted that tree on the playground 11 years ago. Doing it's job on a warm summer day. #twitter #lewis pic.twitter.com/gmYIGeeyqt — lewiselementary (@lewiselementary) August 19, 2014
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