Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

April 28, 2015

Happy Wednesday! In Room 23 we are busy at work on so many things. We have learned about the challenges of the Great Plains along the Oregon Trail. Math has been light this week, as we are preparing for our second round of Smarter Balanced Testing, which will happen on Thursday morning. Please make...
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Ms. Kennedy’s 3rd Grade

April 28, 2015

Thank you to all the volunteers and shoppers who took part in Saturday’s Garden Fair. The handmade cards were well-received and helped raise funds for Mercy Corps. Along a similar note of appreciation, I would like to express my sincere gratitude for the extra kindness shown to Lewis staff this week. Every year, I...
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Ms. Camille’s Kindergarten

April 28, 2015

Poetry We have finished our Poetry unit. Kindergarteners continue to squirrel each other’s poems away in their book tubs. I have also seen them carrying poems around and reading them to each other at recess! There is so much enthusiasm and sweetness in this class. Math Over the next few weeks, we will be...
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Room Twenty-Two

April 28, 2015

The Smarter Balanced Math Test will be taking place tomorrow, Thursday, April 30th.  I will not be sending home homework this evening so that your child can get to bed early.  Please make sure he/she is on time for school and send some extra snacks! Students took the Unit 5 Math test on multiplication...
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Notes from Mr. Post’s Classroom

April 28, 2015

Last Tuesday Mr. Lauer and Mr. Post took fifth graders on a day trip to Camp Namanu, near Sandy. We joined the rest of the Lewis fifth graders and searched for little critters in the duck pond. Then we hiked on a trail, ate lunch in bunkhouses, and played a hide-and-seek game called “Camouflage”....
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Music & Tech Notes – April 27

April 27, 2015

The Lewis Art Night is less than two weeks away! 5th Grade Band, 4th Grade Violin, The Boomin’ Beats and the 3rd Grade Recorder Club are currently working hard to prepare for the big night. Each group will have a short performance on stage in the Lewis Cafetorium. If you have a Lewis T-shirt...
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Class Notes for April 27-May 1, 2015

April 27, 2015

Science Camp is behind us now. The time went so quickly while we were up at Camp Namanu. OMSI made sure that the curriculum was engaging and educational. Although the social part of camp is important, and is a learning experience in its own right, the science component was very well run. To see...
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Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

April 21, 2015

There’s a lot happening this week. We have started out on the trail and are east of Fort Kearney. We are learning about life on the Plains. Along with this work, we have been busy writing an informational article. Students have chosen something that they know well and are making good progress on these...
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Ms. Kennedy’s 3rd Grade

April 21, 2015

I hope everyone had an opportunity to get outside this glorious weekend. I highly recommend exploring Stub Stewart State Park, just 34 miles west of Portland. You can hike, bike, ride horse back, and even play on an 18-hole disc golf course. Back in the world of Lewis, we have begun our final term...
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Ms. Camille’s Kindergarten

April 21, 2015

Poetry Unit: As we wrap up our poetry unit, you will begin to see student work coming home in folders. I hope that you enjoy reading poems with your child. They are so proud of their work! Adeline’s Dad Visits! Kevin, Adeline’s dad, read a favorite poem to our class. It was called, “Why...
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