News from Mr. Post’s Classroom

June 10, 2014

Well it’s hard to believe that another school year is coming to an end. It will be a bittersweet goodbye to our fifth graders, some of them have been in Room 7 for four years! We wish them all the best as they move on to middle school. Seven out of eight of our...
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Classroom Notes 6-9-2014

June 9, 2014

  Storyline Buddies!! • Field Day: Field day was so fun! Thank you Ms. Layman! Thank you Kevin and Ariel for volunteering! •  Buddies: We visited our third grade buddies to preview their Portland Storyline culmination. It was fantastic for the Kindergarteners to get to see what Storyline work might look like in third...
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Room Twenty-Two

June 9, 2014

Thank you so much for another wonderful year at Lewis Elementary! It has been a pleasure teaching this group of students and watching them grow and progress. I spent some time on Sunday reading the reflections on 4th grade that students wrote for homework last week. They wrote about their proudest academic achievement, their...
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Mr. Colvin’s Class Notes for June 9-13, 2014

June 8, 2014

Well, that just about wraps up 4th grade, for me as well as the kids. I’ve often said that 4th grade is my favorite grade, but as I have never tried 5th grade (except when I was in it myself), who knows? Change has been good for me in the past and I am looking...
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Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

June 3, 2014

It is hard to believe we are 8 short days away from summer! It is a bittersweet time. I have grown so fond of all of your children and love our days together learning. We are a caring, happy, hard-working community of friends and learners and it is going to be so hard to...
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Room 10 News

June 3, 2014

Summertime is drawing near and we are busy wrapping up projects and celebrating second grade. This week we’re finishing up our animal research. The kids have been revising and editing rough drafts, working on their final reports, and putting the finishing touches on labeled diagrams of their animals. We have also been organizing a...
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June 4

June 3, 2014

The kindergarteners continue to progress by leaps and bounds!   They wow me every week with their reading fluency and comprehension skills, and with their wonderful stories, letters, and journal entries.  They are thoughtful and industrious in all that they do.  I have especially loved watching the children work during our afternoon worktime centers,...
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Ms.Kennedy’s 3rd Grade

June 3, 2014

Welcome to June! Room 17 has been abuzz with Shadow Puppets and Portland bridges. It is a very creative and especially enjoyable time of year, as students share their ideas, edit, and get back to work. We have had a discussion or two about the importance of being able to work independently as well...
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News from Mr. Post’s Classroom

June 3, 2014

Last Friday we went on a field trip to the Oregon Zoo as part of our Cycle of Life unit. Before the trip, we had looked at the Zoo’s website, to decide which animals we wanted to see and we looked at the Zoo’s map to decide the route we needed to take to...
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Room Twenty-Two

June 3, 2014

I cannot believe that next week is the last week of teaching this group of 4th grade students. We’ve had quite a year! There are many important things coming up in the next ten days so here is a summary: Wednesday, June 4th: Final math test on Unit 7: patterns and algebra Thursday, June...
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