Tuesday, July 29, 2014

2014-2015 Hours...

We will be operating on a half day schedule...
AM: 9:05 - 12:00
PM: 12:50 - 3:45

Students who are leaving at 12 or arriving at 12:50 will have transportation provided regardless of distance from school.  The only reason you will not receive transportation is if you are an open enrolled student living in a different school zone.

Children who are arriving at 9:05 or leaving at 3:45 will only receive transportation if they live further than the 2 mile radius from school.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact the district office at 943-5000 or the school office at 943-6900.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Group Time...

I was amazed by how well the children worked together to figure out missing words in a book.  I went out on a limb and let the children choose their own groups and begin working to figure out missing words.  The students had to read, comprehend, and problem solve to figure out the word.  The students then had to write the word.  I was amazed how well the children chose their groups and how they stayed on task the entire time.  I was ready for chaos, but it was such a great sight to listen and to watch them work!




Sunday, May 4, 2014

Planting Fun...

We have planted our spring plants and the children had a blast.  The children are know observing the changes that are occurring and keeping a science journal.  The children will be writing about what is happening and what they are observing!


Saturday, April 19, 2014

Math Fun...

This past week we worked with jelly beans to count, graph, sort, and make number sentences!  We had a lot of fun and thank you to the various families who sent in jelly beans and eggs!


Sunday, April 13, 2014

Our Audiologist Visit...

Last Thursday and Friday we had Mrs. Stephanie Lockhart from UC Health come to the classroom and discuss hearing and sound.  We had a wonderful time learning about how sound produces vibrations for our ears to hear.  We also made a kazoo out of a comb and wax paper.  We also learned there are three things you can do to help your ears: turn down the volume, cover your ears, or walk away!  If you did not ask your child about the visit, please ask your child about something they learned.  I was very appreciative of Stephanie coming into the classroom to talk about hearing and sound!






Saturday, April 5, 2014

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Working Hard...

This is the end of the 3rd quarter...oh my!  I cannot believe we only have 9 weeks remaining.  The biggest area where many children need to continue to work is sight words.  I have completed all sight word assessments over the past week and will be sending those home with children at the end of the week.  I encourage you to take some time to practice these words.

We are continuing to practice reading simple words (3 letter words) and some children are working on reading words with blends (sl, fl, sm, dr, tr) and digraphs (ch, sh, wh, th).  I am impressed with how the children are doing with this skill.  In math, we are reviewing groups of ten, addition, and subtraction!







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