Drama Performance Thursday Evening

December 16, 2014
Light crew preparing for our drama performance...

Students from Ms. Rotwein’s and from Ms. Speer’s classrooms will have their drama residency performance on Thursday evening, December 18, 2014 at 6:30 pm.
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Our kiln is working overtime on a Saturday…

December 14, 2014

@AnneAbuckley – Kiln loaded and ready for glaze firing. Can’t wait for the students to see the outcome!
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Paper on the Gym Floor

December 9, 2014

Over the weekend we held our annual Holiday Bazaar. Part of the set up for this involves covering our gym floor with heavy paper in order to protect the floor as we turn the gym into a space for setting up tables and booths for our vendors. Each year the paper gets put down...
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5th Grade Students Visit the Reed College Cooley Art Gallery

December 7, 2014

Recently our 5th grade classrooms have been visiting the Reed College Cooley Art Gallery. On Friday, Mr. Colvin’s students took a walk over to the gallery. You can read their reflections on the experience on Mr. Colvin’s classroom web site. Supports/Surfaces Exhibit at Reed College’s Cooley Gallery!
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Wreath Making for our Holiday Bazaar

December 5, 2014

Volunteers have been working hard in preparation for our annual Holiday Bazaar & Tree Sale set for Saturday, December 6. Volunteers making wreaths for sale at our Holiday Bazaar & Tree Sale set for Sat. Dec. 6… — lewiselementary (@lewiselementary) December 4, 2014
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Carl Deiz

December 3, 2014

Our Ms. Ashley lost her grandfather, Carl Deiz, over the weekend. Below is a link to an article from The Oregonian outlining his remarkable life and service to our community. Carl Deiz article.
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Lost & Found

December 3, 2014
Lost & Found

Lost & Found:  Please check the lost and found in the Cafeteria and by the school office for any items your child may have lost. Items left on the Lost and Found racks on December 19, 2014 will be donated to the PTA Clothes Closet and/or Goodwill.  
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An Interview with Mr. Jamesbarry

November 28, 2014

Inside/Outside Mr. Jamesbarry: An Interview by Sadie via @LewisRoom20 — lewiselementary (@lewiselementary) November 28, 2014
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November 25, 2014

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Supporting Staff Member Liska Bates

November 25, 2014

Below is a copy of a letter that was sent home with students on Monday… Dear Parents/Guardians: I wanted to share with you some sad news regarding one of our school employees. The daughter of Liska Bates, an educational assistant at Lewis Elementary School, passed away on Friday from health complications. Ms. Bates’ daughter,...
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Kohn/Colvin Drama Performance

November 17, 2014

Our recent Run for the Arts fund raising efforts are helping to provide for our drama residency with Michael Wehrli. This year each classroom with have an opportunity to take part in a drama residency, with students in grades 2-5 taking part in performances for their school mates and families. Tonight students from Mrs. Kohn...
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Weather Related Closure Information

November 12, 2014

Information from the PPS WebSite:  You can get PPS weather-related delay and closure information in several places: New: Text @portlandschools to 23559 to receive Celly text messages. Rapid Broadcast phone calls in all supported languages to the PRIMARY number listed on your student’s registration paperwork. Report phone number changes to your school office. On...
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Veterans Day Holiday

November 6, 2014

Please note that school will not be in session on Monday, November, 10 and Tuesday November 11. Monday is a teacher planning day, and Tuesday is the Veterans Day Holiday.  My students read several of dad’s WWII letters that he wrote to his dad in Nov of 1944. #livinghistory #veteransday — Paul Colvin...
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Lewis Weekly Newsletter

November 6, 2014

Links to our weekly newsletter: English: Nov. 5 Lewis Newsletter  Spanish: Nov. 5 Noticias de la Escuela Lewis.pdf
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November 5, 2014

Boggle on the little screen and the big one too! We broke out record for words found. — LewisRoom5 (@LewisRoom5) November 5, 2014
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