Ms. Kennedy’s 3rd Grade

May 19, 2015

What an adventure we had last Wednesday morning, as we trekked out to Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery. The students of Room 17 were respectful every step of the way. Our class received compliments from bus drivers, fellow passengers, and our tour guide. I feel so fortunate to be a part of your children’s young...
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News from Mr. Post’s Classroom

May 19, 2015

For our Unique Learning Curriculum unit we are learning about fruits, vegetables, grains, food webs and more. Students are reading and doing literacy activities about food and crops in their leveled reading groups. For Math, we are working on basic calculations, including adding, skip counting, multiplication and division. Next week for Math, we will...
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Class Notes for May 18-22, 2015

May 18, 2015

This must be Testing Season. Many of the kids are taking the Smarter Balanced performance tasks in Language Arts and Math this week and next. These are a different breed of standardized test than the kids are used to. There’s not much in the way of multiple choice on these performance tasks. Performance tasks “measure a...
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Music & Tech Notes – May 18

May 18, 2015

We are fast approaching the end of the school year! Which means that our Spring Concert is just around the corner. In fact it is just over a week away. All four groups, Recorder Club, Violin, Band and The Boomin’ Beats will all be performing on Thursday May 28th at 6:30 PM on the...
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Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

May 12, 2015

Spring has sprung, despite the weather this week! Kids Students have been a bit more “squirrely” than usual. All teachers know, as it happens every year! We have a lot gong on and will keep things going strong until the very end! This week we are busy on the Oregon Trail. We learned about...
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Ms. Camille’s Kindergarten

May 12, 2015

Art Night! Thank you to everyone who participated in Art Night. It was really fun for the students to get to share their work. We had a great time. Buddies: We will visit our reading buddies in Ms. Dingus’ class this week. They are working on a Storyline about Portland. It will be exciting...
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Ms. Kennedy’s 3rd Grade

May 12, 2015

Thank you all for another outstanding Art Night. Docents did a beautiful job talking about the various art works and the techniques they used. There are several more drawing projects on their way, so don’t think the art has to end here! On Friday in Social Studies, students gathered into their Native American tribes...
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Class Notes for May 11-15, 2015

May 11, 2015

Art Night and our field trip to Reed College’s Colley Gallery were the highlights of last week. It was great seeing so many kids show up at Art Night to help out as docents and to participate in Mr. Jamesbarry’s music groups. An added bonus is seeing former students and parents who come back...
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News from Mr. Post’s Classroom

May 11, 2015

The highlight of last week was Art Night, and as always there was a great turnout! Our Favorite Things project was a big hit, and the docents enjoyed explaining the project and showing off their great work. The handmade clay tea lights were also on display for Art Night, and then on Friday they...
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Room Twenty-Two

May 11, 2015

This week is all about our science work sample.  Students are testing the rate of evaporation for water with salt in it, water with sugar in it, and water alone.  On Monday, students set up the experiment with their Wagon Trains.  Each day we will be measuring how much water remains and plotting the...
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