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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Ms. Kennedy’s 3rd Grade

December 8, 2015

Thanks so much to all those who supported Room 17’s efforts to raise money for Mercy Corps: we purchased chickens, a bee hive, food for a child, a soccer ball, and a community garden! It was lovely to see you at the Holiday Bazaar. Because of your generosity, we collected over $205 and sold...
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Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

December 2, 2015

Happy December! I’m having trouble believing that it is already December; except the cold weather is a constant reminder! Speaking of which, please help your child remember to bring/wear warm clothing; including coat, gloves and hats! We are outside unless it is raining hard and lately kids are not comfortable. We have 3 full...
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Ms. Kennedy’s 3rd Grade

December 1, 2015

It was marvelous to see all the bright, shiny, well-rested children first thing Monday morning! After ten minutes of Typing Club, and after reading and responding to a non-fiction story from Newsela, students opened their Google Docs to write about the Thanksgiving weekend. Since Google Docs can be accessed from any number of places,...
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News from Mr. Post’s Classroom 11-30-15

December 1, 2015

We hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving, and enjoyed their extra days off. Students brought home letters to share with their families about the five things they are thankful for. Last week at school we enjoyed walking to Safeway and buying all the fixin’s for a Thanksgiving feast in Room 7. This week, groups...
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