January 20, 2018

Archives for November 2015

Practice Charts due week of December 1st, 2015

CAPS Advanced students and Middle School students do not have any practice charts for this week. Students should continue to work on the music for their upcoming performances.   CAPS Beginners Practice Chart

Practice Charts due week Of November 23rd 2015

Middle School Practice Chart CAPS Advance Practice Chart CAPS Beginners Practice Chart

Thanksgiving Week

It was a short but eventful week. Mrs. Aho led us in Thanksgiving Themed art, and students got to put together a Thanksgiving Bag to give away to someone in need, including a bottle of water, a snack, a pair… [Read More…]

Upcoming Performances

Here is a list of our upcoming performances. You are welcome to attend the Grotto performance to cheer the H.S. strings on!   Grotto Performance Who: High School Strings Where: The Grotto, NE 85th and Sandy Blvd Portland, Or  When:… [Read More…]

Middle Distance Running Clinic for Middle and High School Athletes

As middle and high school coaches, we often do not have time to address fundamental running mechanics because of the number of athletes that need our attention and the short timeline to the start of competition. In my clinic I… [Read More…]

Hands On Math

In math we strive for balance: balance of written practice and hands-on learning. Students begin each day by spending 5-10 minutes working independently on self-paced fact practice. We then meet together for our daily lesson, practice in pairs at work… [Read More…]

Week of November 16th

We have finished up our colonies unit and will soon be heading toward revolution! Students spent time this week gathering information on the colonies from their classmates’ star-shaped books. This afternoon, I gave out five clues for each colony and… [Read More…]

Mountain Men, Baseball, and Hot Dogs by Caleb Escalante

This week, our class has started a brand new unit. The Westward Expansion. For those of you who don’t know, the Westward Expansion was the point in American history when we were expanding to the western borders of our country…. [Read More…]

Bladder-Busting Hysteria

Dear Families, Students have been working incredibly hard on writing small moment personal narrative stories that involve any aspect of their family. This is leading us up to creating a collection of stories to publish in a memoir. Some stories… [Read More…]

Purchase Wreaths To Support Champs & Champs Meeting Wed. 6:00 In MS

Champs monthly meeting 6 pm Wednesday Nov 18. Carrie Church’s room. You won’t want to miss !, Agenda items: Sell those wreaths until the 18th ( extended date) bring the orders and $$. fundraising updates,  party ideas, inside information….. See… [Read More…]