October 2, 2014

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

English (9th grade):  Read Chapters 2-3 of To Kill a Mockingbird and write a journal entry.  First, come up with your own discussion question about the reading and then answer it in a full paragraph or two.  Then write down a second… [Read More...]

Fall Conferences

Hello, Hello to one and all! The beginning of the year has been filled with so much amazing work from the students and staff here at CMS! I so love being a part of this community. Thank you for your… [Read More...]

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

English (9th grade):  Read Chapter 1 of To Kill a Mockingbird and write a journal entry.  First, come up with your own discussion question about the reading and then answer it in a full paragraph or two.  Then write down a second… [Read More...]

Monday, September 29, 2014

English (9th grade): No homework.

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...]