Articles by: Margaret Romero and Heather Ryerson

K Spring Conference 2020 Summary

K Spring Conference 2020 Summary Hi Families! Thanks to every single one of you for allowing us to conduct online conferences. Zoom worked so well, and if there were connectivity issues, switching quickly to Facetime was a great solution. Here is a summary of what we talked about, and some reminders of things to do with the Ks during this extended break. (Read through to the bottom – there are some great resources!) Writing – […]

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Snow Day Start!

Snow Day Start! *Sorry, I didn’t get a chance to take pictures this week. *We are re-thinking El Tioga in light of coronavirus. We may just ask for donations and have a “ghost” el tioga. We’ll let you know tomorrow what we decide to do. If you have thoughts, please email me.   Highlights: Well what we thought would be another full week turned out to be another four day week, but what a nice surprise […]

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A Five Day Week…Yes!

A Five Day Week…Yes! Highlights: How nice to have had a full week with these kiddos. We held productive reading groups, worked hard on Explorers’ Club facts, started Unit 6 in math, and experimented with our movement unit in science. We also had some social/emotional sprinkled in!  Here are some shots from a few of the science groups this week:   Literacy: In reading this week we started our vowel study and we worked specifically […]

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Happy 100 Day Celebration!

Happy 100 Day Celebration! Highlights: We had another 4 day week thanks to Presidents’ Day. On Weds. We took the Ks to the Aspen Nordic Center for a wonderful morning of cross country skiing. Thursday, afternoon we began our science unit on Motion, and on Friday we celebrated 100 days of school! See pix below!                            Mila brought in a puzzle with 100 pieces to […]

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Happy Valentine’s Week!

Happy Valentine’s Week! Highlights: We had a big social emotional week this week. Heart maps were created, Everyone Writes/Everyone Shares (EWES) was a hit, patience skits were written and acted out with 7th grade buddies, and Valentine’s Day was celebrated! See below:   I only had access to the 2 EWES groups in our classroom. The writing was outstanding, and genres were varied!! *If any of you know Jim Gilchrist, our beloved principal from days […]

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