July 30, 2016

Ms. Tucker

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March & April

We Love Bugs! The students’ music program was so sweet. Andrew and Bella did great! We won March’s Box Top Competition! Students learned about tracking and had a couple mystery animal events to decode every morning. They used their knowledge… [Read More…]

January & February

We returned from Winter Break and a big ice storm, to paint some strikingly beautiful cardinals in the snow Students learned about the forest floor and decomposers. To celebrate these super creatures, we enjoyed dirt dessert (gummy worms in layers… [Read More…]


December was a month for salmon, friendship and generosity. Enjoy some photos from our month together. Angel and Annalise creating salt dough for ornaments. Thank you to Mrs. Chiu and Mrs. Aho for creating such a fun day for us!… [Read More…]

Thanksgiving Week

It was a short but eventful week. Mrs. Aho led us in Thanksgiving Themed art, and students got to put together a Thanksgiving Bag to give away to someone in need, including a bottle of water, a snack, a pair… [Read More…]

Hands On Math

In math we strive for balance: balance of written practice and hands-on learning. Students begin each day by spending 5-10 minutes working independently on self-paced fact practice. We then meet together for our daily lesson, practice in pairs at work… [Read More…]

The Mighty Salmon

Students are invested in the story of the salmon. On Thursday’s field trip we got to see both hatchery and wild salmon, spawning and dying on our trip to Bonneville Hatchery and Eagle Creek. You have never seen students (or… [Read More…]

Our Week

Yearly fire safety visits are always fun and informative! We took time this week for Explore Time. Students were building, constructing, painting, cutting and CREATING!   A visit from our buddies this week included apple tasting, as we learn about… [Read More…]

Salmon Inside and Outside

As students learn about the lifecycle of the salmon, it’s all the more exciting to see them in nature! This week we were able to visit Wildwood Recreation Area on Mt. Hood. A few adult salmon and salmon fry were… [Read More…]

We Love to Write!

Nothing makes this teacher heart happier than hearing a collective groan when students hear writing time is over. Young writers are being brave whether they’re writing through pictures, beginning to write letters and words, writing sentences or entire paragraphs across… [Read More…]

Naturalists and Readers

We had an excellent second week of school! We are finding our routines, we are making friends, we are reading to self and others, and we are learning to be naturalists for our year-long plants and animal study! Enjoy some… [Read More…]