July 31, 2014

The Trillium Room

Trillium Room reunion

The teachers are having kid-withdrawals!  All families who have ever been a part of the Trillium Room are invited to hang out at Blue Lake Park this Thursday (July 17th).  The teachers will be near the splash pad from about… [Read More...]

Trillium Room May 15th

We had another fun session with the ECO ladies this week.  We learned about what’s in soil.  We learned that you can remember the components with the acronym WAMO:  Water, Air, Minerals and Organic Material.  We got to dig in… [Read More...]

Trillium Room May 8th

Another week, another perfect field trip.  This week we went on our tour of tourist sites in the western gorge.  The kids are making travel brochures to entice people to come visit our beautiful area.  Although the kids enjoyed all… [Read More...]

Tuesday field trip

Hello parents, Based on the weather forecast, our Tuesday field trip will be the original plan:  stops at Vista House, Multnomah Falls Lodge, East Wind Drive-In (Cascade Locks) and Bridge of the Gods trailhead.

Trillium Room May 2

If you’re going to have a 5-day school week, this is the way to end it!  What a spectacular time we had on the Sternwheeler Friday.  Along with perfect weather, the kids behaved wonderfully.  The chaperones were on top of… [Read More...]

Trillium Room April 24

Our schedule was a bit wacky this week, as different groups took part in 1 hour music program rehearsals.  The music programs are this coming Tuesday and Wednesday.  Because of the way they’re structured, your child and their friend or sibling… [Read More...]

Trillium Room April 17

This week, the ECO (Ecology in Classrooms and Outdoors) ladies came to talk to us about the rock cycle.  After learning about how forces inside the earth change and form rocks, we focused on igneous specimens.  Using a classification tree,… [Read More...]

Trillium Room April 10

  Oh, what an exciting time of year!  There are so many special events coming up.   As you (hopefully) know, we have 2 upcoming field trips:  May 2nd and May 6th.  We are requesting chaperones for both of these… [Read More...]

Trillium Room april 4

We’ve jumped right back into the school routine without missing a beat.   We’re learning the 4 main types of clouds.  One is a puffy, friendly little cloud that shows up on fair-weather days; one is a tall giant who… [Read More...]

Trillium Room March 20

Happy Springtime!  The sunshine has helped give an added glow to the Trillium Room. We are in the middle of a mini-unit on weather, with an emphasis on clouds.  We haven’t gotten into the different kinds of clouds yet, but… [Read More...]