Just prior to Thanksgiving, the first grade class performed the play, “Turk and Runt: A Thanksgiving Comedy”, adapted from the book by the same name, by Lisa Wheeler (The book is about a couple of turkeys trying to avoid being chosen for dinner). Students worked...

Good afternoon, Another wonderful week of getting to know each other, the routines, and the school. We discussed, practiced, and discussed some more about our emergency procedures. The kids heard the fire and stand fast sirens and understood that there is no siren for an earthquake....

Good afternoon, The classroom was buzzing this week! The kids were extremely productive in reading, writing, and math. They have worked independently and collaboratively in small groups to accomplish different tasks. This week the readers were introduced to their reading notebooks. They will use these notebooks as...

It was a wonderful first week of school with all the Primary 1 and Grade 1 kids. They all did a fantastic job transitioning back into the school routine. This week the kids learned that they are all readers. We talked about how there are three...

Today the elementary school celebrated Activity Day! Students participated in a variety of activities in mixed-grade groups. Students tried yoga, heard a bagpiper, completed an obstacle course, had a drum circle, made bookmarks and recycled-material butterflies, used a coding app, and had a paper airplane...

To get ready for next year,  P1 visited our classroom to learn all about G1! P1 students asked lots of questions to learn more about what to expect next year. As experts, G1 students shared information about learning, rules, what was hard, what was easy, and...

Today Nisarga School visited us at Lincoln and got together with G1 and G2 to discuss pollution in our neighborhood. We shared the video we made for Paramount School and played a recyclables sorting game together. Students also walked away with posters to display discouraging...

Today G1 and G5 got together one last time as Buddies! We watched a Pixar short called "Partly Cloudy." Each group of students chose one of the main characters, either the stork or the cloud. Every few minutes we stopped the video and put ourselves in...

Please read all the way to the end of this email for important information on upcoming end-of-year events! In reading, we finished a shared reading of the book George & Martha One More Time by James Marshall. Students practiced putting it all together and doing their very best...