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We enjoyed many pumpkin works this week! Children transferred rings onto a pumpkin stem, placed rubber bands over the lined pattern of a pumpkin, pounded golf tees into a pumpkin, and drew a face on a pumpkin using markers! More practical life work, including tray sweeping and polishing gourds! Our new science unit this week...
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This week we began Peace Pals. For Peace Pals, older students (6th and Middle School) plan lessons that focus on peace and present them to our younger students. This is an excellent opportunity for leadership, community, and peace. In the classroom, students study native peoples of the Northeast and make bandolier bags as an optional...
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Our first full week of December has us working on a new unit in History.  The students spent several weeks reading and going over the eras on the Time Line of Life.  Now, the focus is on the Mesozoic Era, The Age of the Reptiles.  This unit also coincides with our Zoology unit on Reptiles. ...
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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...
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This week at school we had a swimming trip on Tuesday. When we first got there we changed and then headed into the pool. We could go in the Cooper pool or Andrews pool. Today in science we had to get leaves and sketch them, while figuring out if the leaves were monocots and dicot....
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Welcome back from Spring Break!  We hope everyone had a restful and enjoyable week.  It was good timing, given that we had a spread of sickness going through the classroom.  Some of the students shared that they were sick during the break and we’re grateful they had time to recover fully.  With warmer weather around...
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This has been an interesting week with all this crazy weather.  We hope that all of you have been able to stay safe and warm.  We are thankful we were able to celebrate Valentine’s Day with the students on Wednesday.  They enjoyed several activities, treats, and a movie to end our day.  They also used...
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