Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

October 7, 2014

Room 23 is a very busy place this week! On Monday we began a 4 week drama experience with drama teacher, Michael Wehrli. Half the class goes for 30 minutes, M-Th for the next 4 weeks! Today we had picture day! If for some reason you forgot to get your order form in, there...
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Room Twenty-Two

October 7, 2014

I hope you all enjoyed the sunny weather this weekend. In Room 22 we are getting in the flow of working hard. We wrapped up our first math unit on Friday and have been doing review in class this week. The post-test was today, and I am very excited about what I have seen...
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Ms. Kennedy’s 3rd Grade

October 7, 2014

It was such a gorgeous weekend that many children wrote about their experience at local pumpkin patches. Between the sunshine, the hayrides, and the doughnuts, it sounded like wonderful times were had. If your child struggles with remembering the details of weekend events, a quick handwritten note on Monday morning might help inspire your...
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Room 2 Classroom Notes 10-6-2014

October 6, 2014

Room 2 students are making great progress learning key routines. They are transitioning smoothly between activities, caring for the classroom materials, and showing concern for each other. I will be putting out a sign up sheet for classroom volunteers next week. Thank you for your support! A Few Highlights of the Week: Calendar Math:...
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Notes from Mr. Post’s Classroom

October 6, 2014

October’s Unique Learning System theme is Early American History. We have been doing some read alouds about what life was like for pilgrims who came to live in colonies in North America. We also learned about how some pilgrims were helped by a Native American named Squanto. We have also started our leveled reading...
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Mr. Colvin’s Class Notes for Oct. 6-9, 2014

October 5, 2014

October is upon us already! It seems impossible that five weeks have gone by already. The class has been busy finishing and presenting our robot stories and planet presentations this past week. We add a new element to the mix this week with the start of a Drama residency with Michael Wehrli. Similar to...
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Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

September 30, 2014

We are officially into our second month of school! My high of the week was coming into the classroom on Monday after P.E. I was in a meeting and the kids walked back to class on their own. As I approached the classroom, I felt nervous to see what I might find. To my...
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September 30, 2014

Rain, dropping temperatures, and muddy boots mark the official start of fall — and, in Room 10, the unofficial start of Reading season! What better time to curl up with a good book? The class continues to build stamina as successful, independent readers, which includes staying in one spot, keeping eyes on the page,...
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Ms. Kennedy’s 3rd Grade

September 30, 2014

On Monday, we set out on our first walking field trip to Reed College’s canyon with Ms. Kathleen at the helm. Accompanying us were the intrepid parent volunteers: Aaron’s mom, Angie; Curtis’ mom, Karen, and Ella’s mom, Natasha, and Gracie’s mom, Kelli. Reed canyon is a 28-acre watershed that includes the headwaters of Crystal...
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Room Twenty-Two

September 29, 2014

We had a lovely field trip to the Bonneville Dam and Fish Hatchery! We had a great tour guide at the dam who helped us learn about how water turns into energy and taught us about the salmon life cycle. It was a perfect introduction for the class because we are getting our own...
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