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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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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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The lower elementary classrooms are quickly coming to some normalization.  Students are learning what their expectations are and making wise choices. They are becoming familiar with what activities they can do and working towards completing the expected work. Earlier this week we shared our Daily Schedule with all families and I’m sure you will agree that we...
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The upcoming three day weekend will be well deserved for both students and teachers.  It has been a very busy week!  In order to reach normalization in the classroom there is much orientation going on.  Students have been taking in an immense amount of information regarding the routine in the classroom as well as expectations...
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Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year. We are so happy to see some returning families and to expand our MSBG community with new families. We have enjoyed getting to know your children so far this year and it warms our hearts to see them so excited to be in school. It definitely helps create a positive...
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On March 13, 2020 our world was turned upside down.  Our school closed with businesses closing soon after.  We were asked to stay home.  Stay home to work, to teach, to parent, to play, to do everything.  Some people took it in stride, did their best and had fun.  Others were overwhelmed with all the emails,...
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We cannot believe the school year is almost over!  We still have a couple of “Theme Day” activities planned before we say goodbye to our friends for the summer.  From Lego Day to Talent Day, there is always excitement and anticipation for this fun-filled week.  A letter of these special days was sent via email...
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Traditionally, the last few days of school we plan special activities to say goodbye to our friends for the summer and to bring closure to our community. Here are the plans for the last days of school. Monday, May 25, 2020-Memorial Day-No School Tuesday, May 26, 2020-LEGO Day  Students will build a small structure...
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It is hard to believe that we are in week 7 of Distance Learning. We hope everyone is staying healthy and finding some kind of normalcy in these unprecedented times. We have been working hard to keep the kids learning and progressing academically and want to thank all of you for your support. For language we introduced...
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We were excited to be able to meet with everyone for a typical morning meeting this week.  Students who did not have a chance to share while we were in session, now have that opportunity.  Listening to the Happy Thoughts they sent out reminds us that it is important for them to share their feelings out...
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