February 24, 2018

February Love

February is a busy month! It’s Black History Month, we celebrated Chinese New Year last week, President’s Day has passed and we’re learning about Chinook people in our Gorge Studies, oh and snow days.. so much good stuff to squeeze in!… [Read More…]

Week of February 12th by Abby G.

Dear Families, Last week’s update is brought to you by Abby Gomez. Enjoy! News By: Abby Gomez   (Reading) We have been reading rewilding by Jane Drake and Ann love. Our goal as writers is to figure out how we… [Read More…]


After a couple weeks of rain and indoor recess, some sunny breaks outside were pretty perfect.

Staking Our Claims

Dear Families, We’re working hard in writing to strengthen our opinion writing skills. Students have expanded their ability to use articles, books, and videos as sources of research and cite evidence. Here are some excerpts of their work: First, salmon… [Read More…]

Anand’s Newsletter

Families, This week’s newsletter was written by Anand!   Hello parents we have been doing some very exciting things we are writing this to share what we are doing. Northwest pacific art, for art  we have been cutting and pasting… [Read More…]

Hands-On Science!

Zeke was thrilled to be dressed like a beaver, as all of his clothing items represent an adaptation beavers have to survive and thrive Students got to build and test their own dams. Given clay, rocks, mud, sticks and debris,… [Read More…]

Fur Trapping and Researching Our Claims

Dear Families, Our field trip on Tuesday to Ft. Vancouver was really enjoyable. It was great to be immersed in an environment that helped us fully visualize what life in the Pacific Northwest was like when fur trapping was all… [Read More…]

Abigail’s Newsletter

Families, This week’s newsletter was written by Abigail Santosa. Enjoy! Mr. B This week in school we did many different things ranging from finishing our read aloud book, Maniac Magee, to self-assessing our writing. Here’s what we’re doing this week:… [Read More…]

Setting Off

Dear Families, We jumped right back into the swing of things this past week after a nice and relaxing Winter Break. I hope that you were able to enjoy the time spent with family and friends. On my end, it… [Read More…]

Goodbye 2017!

What a full, exciting, inspiring, and challenging Fall we had! Along with our buddies, students are learning about the Harvest of the Month. December: Cranberries! Students built 3D structures with cranberries and toothpicks, did a taste test of juices, and… [Read More…]