January 20, 2018

Archives for January 2015

Trading Day

Students have been learning about the newcomers, the explorers who came to our area in the 19th century. We’ve been focusing on their interactions with the Native Americans. Thursday students got to trade their handmade clay beads for items the… [Read More…]

Week of January 26th

It was a short school week for me, since I spent two days in a workshop learning more about the Smarter Balanced Assessments. All students definitely need to think deeply and communicate clearly in order to master the Common Core… [Read More…]

Mrs. Wold and Mrs. Shaw Jan. 30

     We have been busy preparing for our music program on the 3rd.  It’s going to be pretty wild!  That’s because it’s based on “Where the Wild Things Are,” the very popular book by Maurice Sendak.  We’ve practiced with… [Read More…]

The Greecy Iliad Comic Strip, Harris Burdick, and Toothpick Hamburgers

This weeks’ blog entry is courtesy of Ms. Bella Dentler.  Thank you Bella!!! This week in Mr. Leone’s class we did short stories, ancient Greece, comic strips about the Iliad, and book shares. The short stories this week were Under… [Read More…]

Punny Puns!!

Families, We’ve been looking at puns all year long, trying to incorporate puns into our oral and written language, better understand the role they play in the literature we read and programs we watch, and now we’re in the process… [Read More…]

Week of January 19th

We concluded our study of Lewis and Clark with a Jeopardy-type game today. Questions focused on people, natives, animals, and places related to the Corps of Discovery. Ask your child how she/he fared! In writing, final copies of all four… [Read More…]

Mrs. Shaw and Mrs. Wold Jan. 23

  This week was all about trade.  We learned about how Native Americans and the newcomers would trade with each other, or within their own groups.  We are looking forward to visiting the trading post next week, where we can… [Read More…]

Sound the Bugle!

Dear Families, Here are some highlights from the first-half of this week: One of our vocabulary words was “bugle” this week. Mr. Killgore came in with a bugle and performed some songs for us. It was terrific! In our read-aloud… [Read More…]

Reminder – HS conferences

Just a quick reminder – HS parent conferences are next Thursday, January 29th, from 4:30 to 8:00 pm. This is a great time to check in with your student’s teachers. If you can’t make that time or f you’d like,… [Read More…]

Announcing: Auditions for Corbett Performing Arts Club Spring Review

Come audition either Wednesday, January 21st from 4:00 to 6:00 pm or Friday January 23rd from 4:00-6:00 pm at the Corbett main campus. Contact Katherine Zieman, Holly Dearixon, or Carrie Church if those times don’t work for you. Arrive with… [Read More…]