December 21, 2014

Mrs. Handy

Week of December 15th

Santa visited our room today and delivered a big box of books for us! Each student picked one and should have taken it home today to read over the vacation. I will keep the Santa box in our room so… [Read More…]

Week of December 8th

Room 9 has been operating at half-strength for the past couple of days. A dozen students were absent, due to fevers, appointments, vacations, and strep throat. Hopefully, all will return in good health on Monday! Thanks to all of the… [Read More…]

Week of December 1st

We have had a few wacky weeks – hopefully the weather will settle down shortly! This week we began a new science unit on magnetism and electricity. We all enjoyed investigating the properties and power of magnets. Next week, students… [Read More…]

Week of November 17th

Sorry that I did not write last week. I trust that you stayed safe and warm. I enjoyed curling up in front of a cozy fire and finally finishing an afghan that I have been crocheting for months! Our class… [Read More…]

Week of November 3rd

Remember. we are celebrating Veterans’ Day on Tuesday next week, so we have school on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Thank you to all the veterans for their service! What an enjoyable week! Kids engaged in research to find answers… [Read More…]

Week of October 27th

All eight clans of our local Chinook tribe gathered together this afternoon to celebrate, share stories, trade beads, and feast. It was a special time for us all. Thanks to everyone who provided food and invested their time and talents… [Read More…]

Week of October 20th

What a wonderful group we have in Room 9 this year! I was especially reminded of that as I circulated through the room today during our problem solving class. Groups were working quietly together and I heard kids saying things… [Read More…]

Week of October 13th

I certainly enjoyed visiting with many of you at conferences this week. If you missed the opportunity, please call or write to reschedule. I can meet with you either before or after school next week. All students should have brought… [Read More…]

Week of October 6th

I am so impressed with the number of students who viewed the lunar eclipse earlier this week. Thank you for giving up your hard-earned rest to share it with your children. They were quite excited the next morning about the… [Read More…]

Week of September 29th

Happy October! Many students have been assigned a science fiction book or a realistic fiction book with a solar system theme. Others will start in next week. Our goal is to have interesting discussions about each book with partners or… [Read More…]