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Halloween Celebration in PreK

Since the Pre-K Halloween event was cancelled this year the Pre-K teachers in rooms 101 and 104 came up with a new plan to make the day special for their students. The teachers took to the streets and visited many students outside their homes. The teachers dressed up in costumes as did many of the […]

Día de Muertos

This year, students in grades 1, 3, 5 and 6 studied about Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead. This holiday, celebrated on November 2nd in some countries where Spanish is spoken, is a primary example of syncretism, or the mixing of different cultures to form something new. In 1st grade, students learned about […]

Science Experiments in 4th Grade

Students in 4th grade have been very busy in math and science class! Our first quarter in science class is focused on our earth. Students have conducted hands-on science experiments at home with a model of thin and thick lava, learning why volcanoes have different shapes and why some volcanoes have violent eruptions and why […]

Creating Bitmoji Lockers

Students in grades 3rd to 8th created bitmoji lockers! It was a fun activity that still reviewed technology skills such as copying and pasting, dragging, resizing objects, removing backgrounds of objects,  and inserting images. In this fun activity, students were to insert images that represented themselves. The images told a story and allowed me to […]

Lots of Learning in PreK!

We have been very busy in Preschool this year. Room 104 has been working on letters, counting, shapes and fine motor skills as you can see below. We are in the middle of our Clothing Unit and have gotten all the way to Letter G. Our students and families are doing fantastic with submitting their […]

The Writings of Middle School ELA

Sixth and Seventh-grade students are currently working in and succeeding using multiple vehicles of learning. As you’ll see in the attached picture, students are currently using our new Amplify curriculum and obtaining great results. One of the remarkable parts of this new curriculum is that when students are completing a typing assignment, I am able […]

November SEL Theme of the Month: EMPATHY

This month we are learning about EMPATHY! Empathy, defined as the ability to understand and share the feelings of another, is a skill that we use on a daily basis. Additionally, in a time when peoples’ faces are often covered with masks, it can be even harder to identify the feelings of those around us. […]

Morning Meeting Fun in Room 120

Every day, the students in Mrs. Baird’s third grade classroom do many fun activities first thing in the morning. We focus on our social and emotional wellness by doing things like sharing our good news and bad news and discussing problems. We like to play Kahoot games on topics like kindness and honesty and we […]

7th Grade Science- Astronomy

The 7th grade has begun its virtual studies with an unit on Astronomy. The 7th grade students explored the relationship between the Sun, Earth and Moon and the specific topics of constellations, reasons for seasons, moon phases,eclipses, and tides. For their explorations students built models of the sun, earth and moon. These models allowed the […]