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Math Post from Peg Bailey
Parents, This week, we have spent the last two days in meetings with our math consultant, Cassy Turner.  She met with grade level teams to talk about our successes with our new program, Math In Focus - and to help us look ahead as we plan our continued impl...

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January is rolling along!
weeks have passed into the New Year and I am in constant marvel of your children.
If you ask most teachers what their favorite month to teach is in the school
year - they will say January because it is as if all of the earlier learnings
of the year are no...

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Holiday is Upon Us!
What a spectacular month we have had in school. The holiday feeling began when all of the grandparents and special people joined us for their special day and continued on to the last minute of school before the vacation began. Your children have been so exc...

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Movie from grandparents day! Your children were movie stars ......and wanted to show you! It's 9 minutes long....and loaded with choose a time when you can sit back and enjoy!

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Note From Nan Zosel
  Winter Wear Wanted! The Lower School is collecting new and gently used Winter Wear  for families experiencing homelessness.  Specifically: Coats  Jackets  Boots Snowpants Students may bring donations to their classroom or  deliver to the "Service Shelf" l...

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Mid November Has Arrived
As I was watching the
students at recess the other day, it seemed so strange to see them running
around without coats, hats and mittens on a mid November day. We have been
truly blessed with the sunshine and warmth that we have had this fall. It has
been a ...

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End of October
last days of October are here and there is much excitement in the air. Your
children have been eagerly anticipating the Halloween holiday and have been
making decorations to fill our room with merriment. I am sure that this
Halloween at school will be o...

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Grade 1 Homework
This week we began working into our first grade homework routine. The first layer of first grade homework is the take-home reading routine. Thank you for your support with reading these books together at home and returning them daily. We hope you find this ...

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Math Night Information
For those of you who didn't get a chance to go to the Singapore Math Night with Cassey Turner, this is a handout that describes what was discussed. Before too long, we will be posting a video of the presentation.

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Minnehaha Falls
We could have not asked for a more perfect 5 hours for our field trip to Minnehaha Falls. As we drove into the parking lot, the clouds parted, the sun rose....and we were on our way to an amazing day. Thanks to Mrs. Wright, the students got an experts view ...
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