Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

April 8, 2014

We have a short week and a busy week. It is amazing all we get done in a day and a week’s time! When we do our end-of-the-week reflections and I listen to all they have learned, I must admit, I am sometimes stunned by all we do! This week we busily packed for...
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Ms. Kennedy’s 3rd Grade

April 8, 2014

Thank you to all the families who provided support to make our third round of Theory of Knowledge projects so engaging. It is very encouraging to see the growth that students have made in creating and presenting something of personal interest. We certainly enjoyed that brief dose of sunshine this week. Springtime is my...
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News From Mr. Post’s Classroom

April 8, 2014

Last week we wrapped up our “Make It Move” unit and students each wrote a passage about something they like to ride. Choices included motorcycles, airplanes, merry-go-rounds, horses, and even a pig! Students are finishing up these passages and will share them this week. They also drew some great pictures of their rides, which...
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Music and Tech Notes – April 7

April 7, 2014

This is a short week, with no school for students on Friday. This means that Boomin Beats will not be meeting this week. All other groups will be meeting at their normal times. Remember that 5th grade band is meeting twice a week now on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00PM – 4:00PM. Violins students...
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Room Twenty-Two

April 7, 2014

Portland is so wonderful on sunny spring days! It looks like it is going to stay nice most of this week, which is great news for our Fort Vancouver field trip on Thursday. Please make sure your child arrives to school by 8:40 AM, as we are leaving promptly at 8:55. Even though it...
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Classroom Notes 4-7-2014

April 7, 2014

Highlights of the Week Learning about Families: Rubi and her dad, Juvenal taught us a folksong in Spanish. It is called El Chorrito. Juvenal is a musician who was born in Mexico. His main instrument is the cello but he plays guitar too. Juvenal sang and played the guitar. Rubi taught us movements for...
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Mr. Colvin’s Class Notes for April 7-10, 2014

April 6, 2014

We started Round One of our Oregon Trail simulation and it was a great success! The students are ready to roll, but there are a few things they need to take care of before they hit the dusty trail that ends in Oregon City. Two things we did last week were the portrait of...
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Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

April 1, 2014

Happy spring! I hope you all had a wonderful break! It is great to be back and to be starting so many fun units. This week we began preparing to leave on the Oregon Trail! Each student will take on a character, and will keep a diary in their voice from their perspective. It...
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Room 10 News

April 1, 2014

Welcome back! We’ve all enjoyed reconnecting after Spring Break and sharing stories about our vacation adventures. This week’s stormy weather has been a perfect complement to our main selection in reading: Helen Keller and the Big Storm. This piece of narrative nonfiction tells the story of a time when Helen Keller was caught in...
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April 2

April 1, 2014

Hello Room 4 families!  I hope you all had a wonderful and restful Spring Break.  It is exciting to be back with the children again, and to see the signs of spring around the school grounds.  The two cherry trees by our Kinder playground looked like popcorn popping!  The children have been busy collecting...
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