October 9, 2015

Mr. Barnard

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Sights of the Week

Dear Families, Here are some sights of the past week: This week, all students finished publishing their first Small Moment story of the school year. This marks a huge accomplishment. Even though we’ve only been in school for five weeks,… [Read More…]

Week of 9/27

Dear Families, I sent home some important paperwork last week and there’s some more important paperwork coming home this week. Tomorrow, Monday 9/28, I will be sending home a permission slip for a field trip we’re scheduled to take next… [Read More…]

Homework Expectations

Dear Families, As we prepare to enter the fourth week of the school year, I wanted to review the expectations for what kind of school work your child needs to be working on at home on a daily basis. An… [Read More…]

Weeeeee’rrreeeeeee Baaacccckkkkkk!!!!!!!

Welcome to a new school year. For some of you, this is your first year with a child in my class and for others, it may be your fourth year with a child in my class. We’re one big happy… [Read More…]


Dear Families, I hope you’ve enjoyed the beginning of this beautiful summer! I’ve been extremely busy swimming laps in a pool overflowing with progress reports, assessments, spreadsheets, data collection, more data collection, meetings, and then some more meetings. Don’t worry… [Read More…]

Our Journey to the Pacific

May 23, 2015 Dear Families, Our overnight field trip to the Oregon Coast was a tremendous success! First and foremost, a huge “Thanks!” go out to the chaperones that made this trip possible. Their participation was instrumental in helping to… [Read More…]

End of the Year Housekeeping

Dear Families, There are a mere five and a half days left until this school year is over. It feels like the other day we had Monday off for Labor Day Weekend and now we’ve got Monday off for Memorial… [Read More…]

Journey to the Pacific!

Dear Families, We’re going to the coast this week! Woo hoo! The forecast for our days on the coast look reminiscent of the winter of 1805-1806, which means rain. Make sure your child has WARM CLOTHES and RAIN GEAR! Here’s… [Read More…]

Field Tripalooza

Families, We’ve been busy the past two weeks learning about the history of the Historic Columbia River Highway. We’ve learned how important figures like Sam Hill, Margaret Henderson, Julius Meier and others helped inspire the idea and eventual construction of… [Read More…]

Bridge Over Willamette Waters

Dear Families, Our field trip today was amazing! We were definitely exhausted by the time the day was over, but it was worth it. We covered some miles, looked at some cool bridges, walked under some cool bridges, explored in… [Read More…]