News from Mr. Post’s Classroom

November 17, 2014

A week ago for Art, students made totem poles. To prepare to make the totem poles, we had read a list of animal choices, and what each animal represented in Native American culture. For example, the bee enjoys life, the buffalo has great strength, and the eagle is a creative risk taker. Students chose...
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Mr. Colvin Class Notes for November 17-21, 2014

November 16, 2014

To say that last week was hectic would be an understatement, even though we only had two days of school. We packed in a lot of activities and projects into a short amount of time. There was Drama with a capital “D” when the snow (or no-snow) day happened on Thursday. We had to...
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Classroom News 11-12-14

November 12, 2014

This Month: We continue to work on learning letter sounds with an emphasis on vowels. Please continue to help your student at home using the alphabet chart that we discussed during conferences. When students know their letter sounds, they can sound out words quickly. Storyline News…  Creating Our Storyline Setting: We are making a giant...
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Ms. Kennedy’s 3rd Grade

November 11, 2014

I hope everyone was able to spend some quality time over the Veteran’s Day holiday, enjoying being with loved ones. It was wonderful to see the smiling faces of Room 17 this morning. Perhaps the children realized this would be a short but exciting week! Today, half classes joined Ms. Kathleen in the Outdoor...
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Room Twenty-Two

November 11, 2014

This week we are moving right along with our various projects in writing, literacy, and geography. Most students finished their research on their chosen region of Oregon last week and will be working on their rough drafts over the course of the next few days. In writing, students are finishing up their outlines. Don’t...
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Music Notes – November 3

November 5, 2014

This week sees the start of the Lewis Band. On Tuesday flute, clarinet, and saxophone players meet for the first time. They were very excited to get their instrument and to start the journey of learning a new instrument. On Thursday trumpet, trombone and percussion players will meet and I anticipate the same enthusiasm....
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Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

November 4, 2014

It feels like a long time since I’ve sent notes! I want to thank you all for taking the time to come to conferences! Room 23 had 100% participation from each family! You all have such wonderful children. It is a privilege to work with this group! Last week we had a wonderful celebration...
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Classroom Notes 11-4-14

November 4, 2014

Conferences: Thank you for attending conferences. It was wonderful to get the opportunity to discuss your child’s progress. I am so proud of these kids! They are amazing! Science: Last week, we had a visit from Sandy, the Tree Expert. She shared a lot of important information about trees. We also went on a...
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Ms. Kennedy’s 3rd Grade

November 4, 2014

I would first like to thank the fabulous families of Room 17 who took the time to meet with me for fall conferences. Every single person and couple arrived on schedule, and we achieved 100% participation right out of the gates. Though I feel we communicate and share information throughout the week, I appreciate...
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News from Mr. Post’s Classroom

November 3, 2014

We are finishing our Science unit on the Solar System, and several students helped make a model in the hallway outside of our classroom. Now the size of the planets that they drew are NOT to scale for this model, they would be too small to notice. But if the sun was the size...
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