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

We are not done yet!

We are not done yet!

♥ Happy Friday, everyone! ♥ While the activities and excitement this week lend themselves to the feeling that we are done with school for the semester… we are not! We are looking forward to three more days of school with your first and second graders next week. We’re not done with you yet! READING UPDATE: This week’s strategy: Chop, chunk and slide. This strategy shines when you come across a big word that you don’t know.…

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Our next round of student author shares!

Happy Monday, everyone! We hope you all enjoyed your weekend, and are settling into the start of this blue sky week. We have updated our schedule of which students are sharing their writing with our class. Here’s our schedule for the next few months: Tues. 12/12 – Strummer reads at 2:40pm Wed. 12/13 – Adi reads at 1:30pm Thurs. 12/14 – Alexander reads at 2:40pm Fri. 12/15 – Caden reads at 2:40pm Mon. 12/18 –…

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Back in the Swing of Things!

Back in the Swing of Things!

♥ Happy weekend, everyone! ♥ Welcome back from Thanksgiving Break! We have been enjoying hearing tales of your adventures – from gators and golf to elves and events, it sounds like everyone had a phenomenal week off of school. Here’s a glimpse of our week: READING UPDATE: What a reading life these kids have!  When asked what was the best thing they read today, the room is filled with enthusiastic readers.  Students are making book recommendations…

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We are so grateful for YOU!

We are so grateful for YOU!

♥ Happy Friday, everyone! ♥ As we send you off to Thanksgiving Break with happy children who are ready for a week of family time, we want to be sure that you know how thankful we are to have you in our community. Your support means the world to us, and your children have the innate ability to brighten our days and our hearts every day. We always say, “We are in this together”, and we…

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Tools, science, and growth!

Tools, science, and growth!

♥ Happy Friday, everyone! ♥ Now that we’re back to our regularly scheduled school days, it’s been incredible to watch your first and second graders continue to stretch their imaginations, grow as learners, and support each other as a community. Here are some snapshots of our week at school: READING UPDATE: We’re building onto our active reading skills by learning more about parts of words (-ed endings can make 3 different sounds and then there’s the…

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