January 20, 2018

Archives for September 2014

Principal’s chat 2014-2015

The first Thursday of October is coming. Principal’s chat has always been one of my favorite parts of the school year and it’s time to get started! The first Corbett High School principal’s chat will be next Thursday, October 2… [Read More…]

Mt Hood Movie Passes on sale NOW!

Once again the Corbett PTA is selling the Mt Hood movie passes at the Corbett Grade School and CAPS offices. Matinee season passes admitting children to all 10 films are now available for a cost of $8.00.  Two parents or… [Read More…]

Winter is Coming

Week 6! WOO HOO!!!!! September is over and October is beginning. WOO HOO!!!!! I can’t help but get excited for this for two reasons; the first is that our learning and the opportunities we have to learn keep growing and… [Read More…]

Week 5 in Mr. Houck’s Class, by Avenir Tkachenko

Every week one student in our class gets to sit out the super quiz and write the weekly update.  This week’s update was done by 7th grader Avenir Tkachenko.  Thanks, Avenir! These few weeks in Mr. Houck’s class we have… [Read More…]

Room 12 News: Sept. 22 – 25

Room 12 News:   Reading:  We are beginning our BOOK SHARES.  These are like advertisements for books.  Kids are asked to provide a teaser of a book that they would recommend to friends.  They need to be sure not to… [Read More…]

Author Visit

Corbett Grade School will be hosting author, Peg Willis on Monday, September 29 at 4 pm in Room 12 of the grade school. Ms. Willis’s new book, “Building the Columbia River Highway: They Said it Couldn’t be Done,” tells the… [Read More…]

Plankhouses and a Writing Celebration

Students this week explored Chinook plankhouses. We created a storyboard in which to play out our scenarios. Students are embracing their roles and thinking like a gatherer, or like a hunter, etc. It’s been exciting to see them so immersed!… [Read More…]

Mrs. Wold and Mrs. Shaw Sept. 25

      Gorge studies was a lot of fun this week as we learned more about longhouses.  After looking at pictures and discussing what the Chinook people would need, the kids either made 3-d paper replicas of the exterior… [Read More…]

Week of September 22nd

Our class impressed me this week with their ability to organize themselves independently into groups to design and build plankhouse models. They managed to quickly and politely choose peers to work together, without any wasted time or hurt feelings. Pretty… [Read More…]

Ancient Falling Cream Puffs by Daphne Scott!

Oh my gosh! Rain is finally falling from the sky! Can you believe that summer has ended? Now that Fall is here, we are all more comfortable and in the routine for school. Just in these few weeks, we’ve done… [Read More…]