Tuesday, October 8, 2019

October 7-11

Last week was such an exciting week! Thank you all for being patient with us about closing school on Wednesday. 

On Thursday Mrs. Tejal and Shweta shared with all the students the legacy of Gandhi. Wednesday would have been his 150th birthday!

Students sorting the animal kingdom by vertebrates and invertebrates. 
Aditya and Aksh playing traditional Indian drums. 
Even Edmundo’s mom Laura had a turn. 

Students learning a traditional dance from India. 

Kinza sharing her narrative story with her class. 

October 7-11

Last week was such an exciting week! Thank you all for being patient with us about closing school on Wednesday. 

On Thursday Mrs. Tejal and Shweta shared with all the students the legacy of Gandhi. Wednesday would have been his 150th birthday! https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1m5xGr7XKSVvgwC6tCIAb5fxCcikixk60https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1b8lqLvhIEW15JwBY9Iyrk50RNy_j4qBPhttps://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1D6skcuPbFp01lD8_KwRKHhF_lJbamUYHhttps://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1lCMZ9G5jyu3F367egGmiqjSShWoExvOhhttps://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=17vi8HvHiKLTfHg5pEFjK_2fv7D7vi228

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

September 3-October 4

First grade students doing Scholastic News with Mrs. Carolyn.
Jakson completing a quadrilateral job for geometry. 

Chloe and Edmundo enjoying snack together. 

Max working on a quadrilateral job. 

Arteen and Lily taking turns using the hammering job from practical life. 

David working on his creative writing job.

Mrs. Genie giving a lesson to some students. 


Friday, September 20, 2019

September 20th, 2019

Dear Parents,
We have had an amazing week in Lower Elementary. The weather has finally started to cool and we all are enjoying time spent outdoors. This week we have been presenting many lessons and the children have been successful in completing their work plans.

This week we continued our practice on quadrilaterals, antonyms, math operation, telling time, and counting coins. First graders, were give their first presentation on the timeline of organisms. This material allows for many research opportunities to be created in the classroom.

Please remember to sign up to volunteer for our Fall Festival. This is a great opportunity to help our PTO.

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

First Week of September

Dear Families,
We have several things coming up this month. This Friday, we will be having our first Peace Assembly. Third graders will be presenting. The assembly starts at 9:00 am and usually last 30 minutes. Also this Friday will be our first week of homework. Please keep in mind these are suppose to be activities that you and your child could complete together or they could do with little to no assistant. We will be sending home homework home in their red folder as well as a red notebook in which they will record all information. We will return the notebook each Friday. Again, remember that the most important activity your child can do nighly is read. If you have any questions contact your child's teacher.

Next week in class, students will be learning about the basic landforms and about the planets. All students will be given lessons on comparing fractions, counting coins, antonyms, and editing. First graders will learn more about nouns. Second graders will be learning about linking verbs and third graders will be practicing more sentences with adverbs.

Students practicing rolling rugs.

Mrs. Genie reading to a group of students. 
Third graders performing "Drama of the Archezoic Ocean" in the outdoor classroom. 

A group of students performing their magic show. 

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Hard to believe August is over....

Parents we have had an amazing first month back to school! The children are settling in to the work cycle. Students are taking on more responsibility and helping others in their community. 

Next week, we will be having a short week due to Labor Day. We will continue to give the students practice on telling time and counting coins. These are great activities that you can practice with your children. 

Next week, first graders will continue practicing jobs with nouns. Second graders, will work on irregular verb tenses. Third graders, will work on types of adverbs. We will continue practicing writing narratives stories. We are currently working with the elements of characters and setting. 

Please be sure that your child is reading every night. It is extremely important for your child to read on their grade level to improve their fluency and comprehension. If you have any questions please contact your child’s teacher. 

Sunday, August 18, 2019

First full week. August 12th-16th

This week was our first full week! Children were excited to have work plans and teachers were busy giving lessons. 

All students received lessons on cursive, narrative writing, math operations, and compound words. Telling time and counting coins were also practiced. 

This week, the students completed science experiments on the three states of matter. We will continue to present those in the coming weeks. Next week, children will learn about the layers of the earth. We will continue to move through our grammar curriculum. 

We are currently waiting to start vocabulary, Great Books for 3rd graders, and homework. This first few weeks are cruicial for building a strong community as well as establish peace within the classroom. 

If you have any questions please email your child’s teacher.