Articles by: Kristina Weller, Casey White, and Katie Bird

Thank you!

Thank you!

Holy smokes, where did the time go?! Before we sign off for the summer, we wanted to make sure you knew about some summer dates. These are also listed in your child’s Summer Notebook (on the purple letter from Michelle Bassi): Wednesday, June 27th at 4:00pm – Book Swap Party #1 Thursday, August 2nd at 4:00pm – Book Swap Party #2 Come up to school on those dates to recharge your child’s reading muscle, swap…

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Just Keep Breathing!

Just Keep Breathing!

Happy Friday, everyone! Yes, the time is flying by. Yes, the information is flying at us from all directions. Yes, commitments for Spring and Summer adventures are needing to fly from our calendars to others’. It seems like the end of the school year slips right into hyperdrive, and… we just need to keep breathing and work our way through it, step by step. We got this. We’re all in this together. In an effort to keep you from being…

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Next Week: Week at the Wheeler!

Happy Friday, everyone! THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT NEXT WEEK’S SCHEDULE: Thank you so much for filling out and returning the transportation forms. We have an idea of most everyone’s plan, which helps us get all students where they need to be each day. If things change, then please let us know!!! Casey and I will both have our phones on us at the Wheeler and at school. You can email, pass a message through Cindy,…

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Snowy Springtime!

Snowy Springtime!

  ♥ Happy Friday, everyone! ♥ Here’s a brief rundown of what’s going on in 1-2 Land (a very fun place to be) these days… READING AND PLAY UPDATE: During this week’s Daily 5, we have been comparing different versions of fairy tales. We discussed our third version of “Rumpelstiltskin” today, and all readers are using their Writing About Reading notebooks to record their thoughts and observations. Venn Diagrams, lists, and questions are being jotted down left…

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A mini-blog…

From us to you: Your reader is coming home with a traditional Chinese folktale in his or her homework folder. Your job is to share this reading with your kiddo, be incredibly amazed at the complete retell that you will hear, be wowed by the use of exact language from the text, and prepare to be a little scared at night. Our El-Tioga is next Wednesday. Massive thanks to our parent reps for putting it…

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