Articles by: Allison Oeding, Jen Berkowitz, Gigi Mottier

2/21/20

2/21 Quote of the Week, chosen by Mara, “Be bold enough to use your voice, brave enough to listen to your heart and strong enough to live the life you’ve always imagined.” – unknown   The Scoop: In writing class we are busy publishing books. Kids are taking this very seriously as their books they’ve worked so hard to write are finally coming to fruition. Their books are incredible and include tons of important information. […]

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Hoedown, Teamwork Exercises, V Day & XC Ski

2/14 Quote of the Week, chosen by Rory, “No act of kindness no matter how small is ever wasted.” The Scoop: The Night Before the Hoedown (by Jen)  ‘Twas the night before Hoedown, when all through the barn; Not a creature was stirring, alls’ quiet on the farm; The chickens were prepping their diets with care; In hopes that chicken poop bingo soon would be there; The children were nestled all snug in their beds; […]

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Our Next Reading Unit… Historical Fiction Book Club!

 Quote of the Week, chosen by Roxwell, “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop The Scoop: We started a new reading unit this week and it just so happens to be one of our favorites. Kids are now reading historical fiction books in book clubs! This unit is fabulous for so many reasons, but a couple really stick out to us. One is the time periods in history including […]

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Do you like rocks? We do!

1/24 Quote of the Week, chosen by Ryder, “My religion is simple, my religion is kindness” – Dalai Lama   The Scoop: This semester we move away from our deep learning about Colorado History to a new exploration in Science! Our focus for science instruction this semester is geology. Do you like rocks? We do! So far, the kids have learned what geology means (the study of the Earth) and about the layers of the Earth. […]

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1/17/2020

1/17 Quote of the Week, chosen by Olivia, “There is no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream.” The Scoop: It was a big week in the 3-4 Learning Center. First off, the kids absolutely crushed it at our Living Wax Museum. They were well-prepared, dressed up in fantastic outfits and so proud to present their knowledge. We were very impressed with how many kids “memorized their speeches and […]

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