September 23, 2014

The Trillium Room

Mrs. Shaw and Mrs. Wold Sept. 18

     Our study of communities took us back about 200 years to the days of the Chinook people.   Chinookan communities lived in our area at the time when Lewis and Clark passed through.  This week, we looked at… [Read More...]

Sept. 11 Rooms 7 and 8

  As we mentioned last week, we have been learning what a community is. After spending a couple weeks talking about how familiar communities look, we branched out to look at some communities around the world. We focused on northern… [Read More...]

Mrs. Shaw and Mrs. Wold Sept. 5

All major subjects are now up and running.  Math and writing workshop began this week and the routines are becoming automatic.      Our first topic of study has been “communities.”  We have learned how rural and urban communities differ,… [Read More...]

Aug. 28 Rooms 7 and 8

  Dear Parents, Aug. 28, 2014      Here we go!  The excitement of a new school year is almost too much to bear!  We will send a newsletter like this home every week.  We’ll try to keep them to… [Read More...]

Come see the new classrooms!

The teachers have been busy preparing the new classrooms.  We’re excited to show them to you and give you a chance to ask any questions you might have.  We’ve all set aside specific times next week to welcome you into… [Read More...]

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...]