Notes from Mr. Post’s Classroom

April 28, 2015

Last Tuesday Mr. Lauer and Mr. Post took fifth graders on a day trip to Camp Namanu, near Sandy. We joined the rest of the Lewis fifth graders and searched for little critters in the duck pond. Then we hiked on a trail, ate lunch in bunkhouses, and played a hide-and-seek game called “Camouflage”....
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Music & Tech Notes – April 27

April 27, 2015

The Lewis Art Night is less than two weeks away! 5th Grade Band, 4th Grade Violin, The Boomin’ Beats and the 3rd Grade Recorder Club are currently working hard to prepare for the big night. Each group will have a short performance on stage in the Lewis Cafetorium. If you have a Lewis T-shirt...
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Class Notes for April 27-May 1, 2015

April 27, 2015

Science Camp is behind us now. The time went so quickly while we were up at Camp Namanu. OMSI made sure that the curriculum was engaging and educational. Although the social part of camp is important, and is a learning experience in its own right, the science component was very well run. To see...
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Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

April 21, 2015

There’s a lot happening this week. We have started out on the trail and are east of Fort Kearney. We are learning about life on the Plains. Along with this work, we have been busy writing an informational article. Students have chosen something that they know well and are making good progress on these...
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Ms. Kennedy’s 3rd Grade

April 21, 2015

I hope everyone had an opportunity to get outside this glorious weekend. I highly recommend exploring Stub Stewart State Park, just 34 miles west of Portland. You can hike, bike, ride horse back, and even play on an 18-hole disc golf course. Back in the world of Lewis, we have begun our final term...
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Ms. Camille’s Kindergarten

April 21, 2015

Poetry Unit: As we wrap up our poetry unit, you will begin to see student work coming home in folders. I hope that you enjoy reading poems with your child. They are so proud of their work! Adeline’s Dad Visits! Kevin, Adeline’s dad, read a favorite poem to our class. It was called, “Why...
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News from Mr. Post’s Classroom

April 20, 2015

Last week Mr. G. did a fun activity for our unit, “It comes from the Earth”. He gave students resource maps, then they went on a scavenger hunt outside our classroom to find samples of resources, like rocks from the “mines”, fish from the “river”, trees from the “forest”, and wheat from the “fields”....
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Room Twenty-Two

April 20, 2015

I hope you and your family have been enjoying the beautiful weather.  I have been trying to get the class outside as much as possible by doing things like working on our writing out in the sunshine. This week in literacy we are starting a new mystery unit.  As a class, we will be...
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Class Notes for April 20-24, 2015

April 19, 2015

I am writing this Sunday night before we head off to Camp Namanu in the morning. We are looking forward to decent weather for most of our time there. I will try to post pictures and updates on the class blog, but I am told cell phone coverage is sketchy up there. This is...
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Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

April 14, 2015

We’re all packed and ready to go! On the Oregon Trail, that is! It has been a busy week for us, learning our characters, creating portraits, wagons and writing two diary entries. The students are fully immersed in their work and are excited to see what adventures are ahead! Along with all that excitement...
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