Music and Tech Notes – December 8

December 9, 2014

Online registration starts this week for three after school music groups that start up in January after our Winter break. Information about each group can be found on my website http://tonyjamesbarry.wordpress.com. 3rd Grade Recorder Club 4th Grade Violin 4th/5th Grade Boomin’ Beats This is also Computer Science Education Week. As we did last year,...
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Ms. Camille’s Room 2 Kindergarten

December 8, 2014

Highlights: During the month of December, we have many activities with Winter themes. Right now, our class is learning about the Winter Solstice. We read a wonderful Mexican folktale by Alma Flor Ada called, The Lizard and the Sun. The story empha¬sizes the impor¬tance of the sun to all liv¬ing crea¬tures. We also watched...
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Notes from Mr. Post’s Classroom

December 8, 2014

For our weather unit, we have been tracking the weather daily and recording weather types and temperatures on a chart so we can see how it changes over time. So far the average current temperature has been rising from low 30s to mid 40s. Students have finished writing about their favorite kind of weather,...
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Class Notes for Dec. 8-12, 2014

December 7, 2014

We will participate in the Hour of Code (more about code.org) this week. Last year’s class did this and the kids loved it. Millions of other students from around the world will be joining us for this annual (for the time being) event. On Friday, the class got a short tour of the village, Lewisville, that almost everybody...
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Music and Tech Notes – December 1

December 3, 2014

I hope everyone had nice Thanksgiving break. We had family visit from California, which is always a treat. Even though it is just the start of December, I’ve been talking to 3rd, 4th, & 5th grade students about three music groups that will be starting up in January. For 3rd graders that group will...
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Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

December 2, 2014

Boy is it cold outside! Despite the temperature, we are getting out each day and running around. Please ensure your child has proper attire, so they are comfortable outdoors. Speaking of outdoors, yesterday I sent home a permission slip for a short field trip we have planned for next Wednesday. We will bus to...
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Ms. Kennedy’s 3rd Grade

December 2, 2014

It was marvelous to see all the bright, shiny, well-rested children first thing Monday morning! After the usual ten minutes of typing, students logged onto their Chromebooks to write about the many adventures during our time apart. And since Google Docs can be accessed from any number of places, several students had begun their...
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Room 2 Kindergarten News

December 1, 2014

News and Reminders: • Please help your child bring a winter coat to school. We have outdoor recess every day so this is very important. • Northwest Childrens’ Theatre Field Trip December 10th. Permission slips arrive home tomorrow! A few highlights of this week: • Reading: o Now that most students are using their...
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News from Mr. Post’s Classroom

December 1, 2014

First, I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving! Now it’s December, and we are continuing our Unique Learning System unit on the weather. This month we will track the weather daily and record weather types and temperatures on a chart so we can see how it changes over time. Students are finishing their writing...
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Room Twenty-Two

December 1, 2014

I hope you and your family enjoyed your Thanksgiving Break.  We are hitting the ground running here in Room 22.  This week we will be wrapping up our unit on Oregon Geography.  We are doing review on key concepts and practicing labeling a map.  The test is on Friday and it will be done...
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