November 28, 2015

Mr. Barnard

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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…]

Easier Said Than Done

Dear Families, I’ll be the first to admit that I’m a stubborn individual. Unless my mom calls me stubborn; then I’m definitely not stubborn. I’ve been ignoring the fact for a while that I need to incorporate some sort of… [Read More…]

Switching Up the Units

Dear Families, We will be working on evaluating our reading history tomorrow. In order to do this, we will need to collect our reading logs from the past three weeks so please send any back to school that are around… [Read More…]

Spawning & Sharing

Dear Families, Our highlights this week included a trip to Eagle Creek and a publishing party with Mr. Clark’s primary classroom. Our trip to Eagle Creek, despite the rain, was terrific! The best part of this field trip was it… [Read More…]


Dear Families, Thank you so much for taking the time and coming in this week for parent teacher conferences. It was phenomenal meeting with you. I greatly enjoyed the conferences with families of new children to the class as it… [Read More…]


Dear Families, On Thursday, we traveled to Wildwood Recreation Area off of U.S. Highway 26 in Welches, Oregon for a day of exploring nature connected to our studies of the salmon life cycle, riparian zones, and life sciences of the… [Read More…]

Keepin’ it Safe

Dear Families, This was a whirlwind of a week, and a very safe one at that. Monday kicked off with some bus safety. We kept everything safe. Later in the day, we had the luxury of going to the Women’s… [Read More…]

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…]