News from Mr. Post’s Classroom

January 12, 2016

For Art last week, Miss Gina showed us how to draw landscapes using chalk pastels. First Miss Gina defined and modeled foreground, middleground, and background. Then students followed her step-by-step as she drew a straight line to define a field in the foreground, a wavy line for hills in the middleground, and a zig-zag...
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News from Mr. Post’s Classroom 1-4-16

January 5, 2016

Happy New Year, and welcome back! We hope everyone had a good Winter Break! Before the break, we finished our Unique Learning mini-unit on “Our Holiday Traditions”. We learned about some different winter holidays that people celebrate around the world. We also did a science experiment before the break to see how long it...
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Room Twenty-Two

January 5, 2016

Happy New Year!  I hope you and your family had a wonderful break.  I went to San Antonio, Texas, to visit my family.   We did lots of hiking, baking, reading, playing games, and of course, went to see the new Star Wars movie (as your children know, I was a Star Wars fanatic...
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News from Mr. Post’s Classroom 12-13-15

December 16, 2015

Last week we started our Unique Learning mini-unit on “Our Holiday Traditions”. We have been learning about different winter holidays that people celebrate around the world. We also made a paper chain of statements about each of our own winter holiday traditions. For writing, students are each writing a short passage about one of...
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Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

December 15, 2015

Just a few days until break! I think we are all ready for a bit of down time. In the mean time we are busy wrapping up work in Room 23! Students are busy finishing their final drafts of their graphic novels. They are on display in the classroom, if you’d like to stop...
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Ms. Kennedy’s 3rd Grade

December 15, 2015

This is our final update from Room 17 for the year 2015! It is hard to believe that 73 days of third grade have passed by already. This final week before the Winter Break has already been filled to the brim with assignments and activity! Your children are doing a first-rate job of rising...
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Room Twenty-Two

December 14, 2015

Since it is the last week of school before Winter Break, we are very busy! Here’s what is happening/has happened: Monday: The Portland Opera came and gave the whole school a great performance! Anne Rutherford, actress-in-resident, came to help students get ready for our event on Thursday. Tuesday: Students took their math test on...
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Room Twenty-Two

December 8, 2015

It’s pouring out there!  I hope you and your family are staying safe and as dry as possible in this wild weather.  Thanks for sending your kids to school all bundled up- we’re trying to get outside for recess as much as possible in those slightly more dry moments. Mr. Raymond has been teaching...
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Ms. Sarah Kohn

December 8, 2015

What a week! I have never seen this much rain! So far we have been lucky, in that we have been able to catch a break outside to have a quick run-around in between downpours. These last two weeks before winter break are very busy. We are working to finish our graphic novels. This...
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News from Mr. Post’s Classroom

December 8, 2015

Last week we wrapped up our “Load ‘Em Up” theme. Students finished writing about their favorite kind of vehicles and are sharing them with the class. Also, our classroom maps are completed and on display in the hallway near Room 7. For Math, most students are working on skip counting, multiplication and division; others...
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