August 22, 2014

Mrs. Handy

Week of May 19th

We’re on the homestretch! We are finishing up a few more projects next week and then we will all be ready for our summer vacation. Please be sure to stop in Wednesday after school (anytime up to 8 p.m.) and… [Read More...]

Week of May 5th

We had quite an exhausting week – state tests, art rotation, finishing up our states’ projects, and beginning our geology field guide! Most of the kids concentrated quite hard on their OAKS tests and improved their scores, some quite dramatically…. [Read More...]

Week of April 28th

Thank you to all of our wonderful parents who helped make our trip today so successful! We had a delightful cruise on the Sternwheeler, enjoyed lunch and playtime at the park in Cascade Locks, and then viewed the basalt layers… [Read More...]

Week of April 14th

We began our huge state project this week. It combines reading, writing, geography, and art. After more than five hours of class time, students are expected to have completed the following tasks: Chosen a state east of the Mississippi River… [Read More...]

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...]