Entries by Lauren Albani

Learning About Shapes in PreK

In September the Pre-K students in room 101 read “Crazy Pizza Day”. One of the activities the students did was to make their own “shape pizza”. Students worked hard to cut out the shapes for their “toppings”. When they were finished, students identified the different shapes and counted how many of each shape they had […]

Writing in 4th Grade

Fourth grade students are working on the writing process. After writing first drafts, editing and then revising they were super excited to complete the final presentation of their stories. Students imaginations really took off in these spooky haunted house stories.

El árbol de Anselmo

Students in Ms. Bucciarelli’s seventh grade Spanish class read the story El árbol de Anselmo (Anselmo’s Tree) by Carolina Loureiro. This story is about Anselmo, a boy living in Quetena Chico, a small town in Potosí, Bolivia, who learns to value what is nearby even as he is interested in things far away. After reading, students brainstormed […]

Wolcott Mural Update

We finally have new descriptor tiles that have been put up next to our Wolcott mural. This descriptor is so helpful in putting the mural into context in reference to the languages and cultures we teach and celebrate at LaSalle II. Be sure to check them out the next time you are on the playground! […]

Spread Kindness Like Confetti

After being inspired by Kid President and daily Social Emotional Lessons, Mrs. McIlvain’s class decided that the best way to make the future awesome is by being kind today. The “Kindness Ninjas” of Room 223 made encouraging notes and stuck them on random lockers in the Branch. We found that this act of kindness brightened […]