Room 10 News

June 3, 2014

Summertime is drawing near and we are busy wrapping up projects and celebrating second grade. This week we’re finishing up our animal research. The kids have been revising and editing rough drafts, working on their final reports, and putting the finishing touches on labeled diagrams of their animals. We have also been organizing a...
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June 4

June 3, 2014

The kindergarteners continue to progress by leaps and bounds!   They wow me every week with their reading fluency and comprehension skills, and with their wonderful stories, letters, and journal entries.  They are thoughtful and industrious in all that they do.  I have especially loved watching the children work during our afternoon worktime centers,...
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Ms.Kennedy’s 3rd Grade

June 3, 2014

Welcome to June! Room 17 has been abuzz with Shadow Puppets and Portland bridges. It is a very creative and especially enjoyable time of year, as students share their ideas, edit, and get back to work. We have had a discussion or two about the importance of being able to work independently as well...
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News from Mr. Post’s Classroom

June 3, 2014

Last Friday we went on a field trip to the Oregon Zoo as part of our Cycle of Life unit. Before the trip, we had looked at the Zoo’s website, to decide which animals we wanted to see and we looked at the Zoo’s map to decide the route we needed to take to...
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Room Twenty-Two

June 3, 2014

I cannot believe that next week is the last week of teaching this group of 4th grade students. We’ve had quite a year! There are many important things coming up in the next ten days so here is a summary: Wednesday, June 4th: Final math test on Unit 7: patterns and algebra Thursday, June...
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Music and Tech Notes – June 2

June 3, 2014

I want to start by saying congratulations to all the young musicians from Recorder Club, Strings, Band and the Boomin’ Beats. You all put on two wonderful performances last Thursday night and Friday day. I am so proud of the hard work and perseverance you all showed in preparing for those two concerts. It...
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Classroom Notes 6-3-2014

June 2, 2014

This Week: • Field Day: Thursday, June 5th from 1-2:30. Ms. Layman, our P.E. teacher, has worked very hard to plan lots of fun activities for our kids. It’s going to be great! We still need parent volunteers from our class. If you are interested in helping, please sign up outside Ms. Patricia’s room....
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Mr. Colvin’s Class Notes for June 2-6, 2014

June 1, 2014

These past few weeks have just zipped by! It seems impossible that we only have two weeks left before everybody goes their own ways. There’s still much to do. Here’s a quick run down of upcoming events: Thursday, June 5, Field Day (wear appropriate clothing and shoes!); Friday, June 6, Volunteer Breakfast at 8:00 a.m. and the PTA Picnic at...
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Room 10 News

May 27, 2014

I hope you all enjoyed a long, relaxing holiday weekend with family and friends. Judging by the kids’ Weekend News stories on Tuesday, there were many fun adventures to be had! We are deep into our animal research this week. Most have finished collecting facts on their animal’s appearance, habitat, diet, and life stages...
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Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

May 27, 2014

I hope you all had a relaxing, fun long weekend. Students came back Tuesday focused and settled, which was a welcome treat, as last week was more “chatty” than usual! Time feels like it is moving at light speed and these next three weeks will fly by. It is a very bittersweet time. As...
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