Class Notes for Dec. 1-5, 2014

November 30, 2014

I am looking forward to our walking field trip down to Reed College’s Cooley Gallery this Friday morning. If you would like to come along on the trip, let me know. I would like to have 4-5 parents come along if possible. This is a great way to spend part of the day with...
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Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

November 26, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving to you all! I hope the coming days bring much laughter, warmth and wonderful memories for your family! This has been a short, but busy week! We are working to finish up our geography brochures, as well as our narrative stories. I am so excited to read both! Next week, we will...
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Ms. Kennedy’s 3rd Grade

November 25, 2014

We are making the most of this final school week in November! Students have completed their recommended reading summaries and they are posted with their utterly charming self-portraits. These items are proudly on display in Room 17; please feel free to admire them soon! In Writing, we are continuing interviewing one another for Who...
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Room Twenty-Two

November 24, 2014

We got so much done in Room 22 last week! Students finished their wonderful geography brochures and they are hanging in the hall to the right of the classroom. Please come grab them off the hanger and read the fantastic new knowledge your children have learned! The post-test on multiplication strategies was on Friday...
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Ms. Camille’s Kindergarten 11-24-14

November 24, 2014

Some Highlights of the Week: Storyline News We will continue to develop our setting over the next couple of weeks. We will create our Storyline characters after Winter break. Art Artwork: Recent work is displayed in the hallway and on our classroom blog. Don’t miss it! • Tree Growth Ring Art: Line drawings with...
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News from Mr. Post’s Classroom

November 24, 2014

Last week we wrote about things we are thankful for. These are published and displayed in the hallway outside our classroom, then they will go home for Thanksgiving. Leveled reading groups all have Reading A-Z books about Thanksgiving or Autumn, and related literacy activities. For Math, students are working with money, or adding and...
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Mr. Colvin’s Class Notes for Nov. 24-28, 2014

November 23, 2014

The high point of last week had to be what we did last Friday afternoon during bike safety. The neighborhood ride to Woodstock Park via some of the muddy alleys between 46th and 40th Streets was either “awesome” or “epic,” depending on who you talked to. Another word that would describe the ride was...
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Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

November 18, 2014

Boy, time is flying! It is hard to believe we are in mid-November! As a teacher, I often find myself getting into a groove with all that is in front of us and then from time-to-time, I pause and look at who we are as a community and as learners and I realize we...
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Music and Tech Notes – November 17

November 18, 2014

A full week of school! I’m very excited about this November phenomenon. What it means, is that 5th grade band will get to meet for the first time in over a week. Woodwinds will meet on Tuesday and Brass & Percussion will meet on Thursday. I’ll be sending home an email detailing what we...
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Ms. Kennedy’s 3rd Grade

November 18, 2014

Thank you so much to our chaperones for Friday’s performance of “Ivy and Bean: The Musical!” It was quite relaxing to take a school bus directly to the Hatfield Theatre, and walk right inside to the Newmark Theatre. The play was very entertaining, and the characters were both charming and memorable. We were fortunate...
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