April 16, 2014

Mrs. Handy

Week of April 7th

I apologize for both the length of this post and its lateness, but I wanted to include information from yesterday’s informational meeting about the upcoming field study, as I know many of you were unable to attend. Thank you to… [Read More...]

Week of March 31st

As you can see by the list below, our calendar is quite full for the rest of the school year. Please make a note of the important dates, so that you don’t miss a thing! Hopefully, all are collecting pledges… [Read More...]

Week of March 17th

We have begun working to develop an opinion piece of writing. Students should have created a thesis (opinion statement),written a few pages about what they know, organized their reasons into a logical sequence, and developed paragraphs with examples, facts, and… [Read More...]

Week of March 10th

It looks as if spring may arrive after all! We are hoping to get out on the trail once it dries up a little more. Progress Reports were sent home yesterday. I hope that they have all been delivered! As… [Read More...]

Week of March 3rd

Today marked the 100th day of school, and we enjoyed cheering for the primary kids as they paraded around the school. Lots of excitement in the air! We began the new term with another art rotation. As you may remember,… [Read More...]

Week of February 24th

It was wonderful to have so many of you join us for a trip around the world this afternoon. The students were proud to share their work with you. Our class also enjoyed the speeches during the week about the… [Read More...]

Week of February 17th

Be prepared to listen to your child talk a lot this weekend! Students need to be practicing their speeches numerous times, so that they feel confident for next week’s presentations. Each child volunteered for either a Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday… [Read More...]

Week of February 10th

This was a short but sweet week! I have extended the deadlines for the World Heritage Site poster and speech. Anyone still needing information must finish their research at home this weekend. (It should have been finished a week ago!) … [Read More...]

Week of February 3rd

Happy snow day! I hope that you are all snug at home, perhaps curled up with a good book. It was a bit of a wacky week, but we accomplished quite a bit. Students  worked on writing a general descriptive… [Read More...]

Week of January 27th

Happy almost February! The weeks have flown by since our winter break. Students spent some time researching their chosen places this week. At this point, each of them should know its name, location, and reason for inclusion as a World… [Read More...]