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Pinwheels for peace was our theme this week! The toddler class joined the whole school in making pinwheels and lining the drive for International Day of Peace! Together at line time we read “Peaceful Piggy Meditates” and some yoga poses! Other work this week included painting at the easel, dry pouring and posting work! We...
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  We are nearing the end of our discussion of Touching Spirit Bear. Some of us are 1 week from the end, and others are 2 weeks away, but we are all excited to witness the end of Cole’s personal journey on the island. In history, we’re talking about the 7 Years War, which Winston...
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On Friday, everyone got their first lesson on geometry. On Monday it was the international day of peace so the week before on Wednesday in music we made something to go on the video, everyone else did something too. We also put up our peace pinwheels. On Tuesday we also did some more with stream...
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This week we had some awesome things happening. Here are a few of them: Science. This week in science we did landforms. To do this we bulldozed (used a wooden angle) to flatten earth material (clay and sand) to make a model of a plateau. Then the fun part! We balanced a cup with a...
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We began our week with International Day of Peace. Every student participated in making a pinwheel, which they wrote or drew what “peace” means to them. We discussed why this day was declared and participated in a school peace song. Our hope is to continue to spread peace throughout our world. This week we added to our word study shelf, focusing...
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  Our week began with celebrating International Day of Peace!  We wore blue as a school community and created Pinwheels for Peace to line our sidewalks.  Thank you for participating in this celebration!  On our Geography shelves, we introduced the Hemisphere puzzle map, introducing the colored continents.  Our first Sensorial unit this year is exploring colors. ...
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Our week began with celebrating International Day of Peace!  We wore blue as a school community and created Pinwheels for Peace to line our sidewalks.  Thank you for participating in this celebration!  On our Geography shelves, we introduced the Hemisphere puzzle map, introducing the colored continents.  Our first Sensorial unit this year is exploring colors.  Our...
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  The EC students started this week out by collecting peace sticks. Each child finds a stick that represents them. The sticks will be placed in a bundle in our peace corner to represent our classroom community. The children enjoyed painting their peace sticks for this special project. In Sensorial color box 1 was added...
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We’ve had a busy week so far in Upper West. On Monday, Mr. Dave gave us a history lesson on finding the closest relatives of humans. After his presentation, we looked at the latest scientific evidence to see which of the apes we are most closely related to. He used charts to tell us about...
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We have just completed the fourth week of school already! The students in the Lower Classrooms have been hard at work and eager at learning new things. This week students were introduced to new writing mechanics lessons covering two of the punctuation marks, the question mark and the period. After the lessons, students had the...
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