Friendsgiving

Good Morning, and HAPPY BREAK! I hope you all have a restful and celebratory week planned. This week, the kids finished their history presentations where they answered an inquiry question of their own making. The creativity was excellent, and we identified some holes in research and synthesizing information that we will work on throughout the […]

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Butter and Egg

Hello Parents! It has been a busy past couple weeks. I cannot believe that we are almost to Thanksgiving break! While we returned from our retreat last week, I want to share some pictures and tell you about the kids’ experiences. Our time at Butter and Egg was split into three categories: Zip-lines and Ropes […]

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BOO!

Hello Parents! Apologies for the delayed post, but I am glad I can post pictures from our fun morning. The students showed up excited to enjoy a day of festivities. After the school parade, we gathered around the fire pit and read some spoOoOoky horror stories. The students have worked hard over these three weeks […]

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Fall is here!

Greetings Middle School Parents- This week has flown by. I am looking forward to getting into the second quarter, and the cooler weather. The kids are gearing up for their history project on the First Nations of the United States, and I love the effort I am seeing. Students have built dioramas, collaborated on handouts […]

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A message from our class:

This week we made the robot Roz from a book that we are reading in class called The Wild Robot. Ms.Hallie encouraged the middle schoolers to push their creativity into building Roz. When we brought in our Roz project on Thursday, she was proud of us because we did a good job. We also did […]

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Writing is Rewriting

Last week in Middle School, the students worked diligently on their wax museum music presentations. Much to many kids’ chagrins, this assignment meant a commitment to writing and rewriting… and rewriting again! It is HARD to learn that sometimes we have to throw away a section we have worked hard on, or that our organization […]

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Just Rolling Along

Greetings Families! It has been a blast of a month. Our community has settled into the groove of the new year. Kids are running the Morning Meetings, managing daily schedules and chores, and balancing a growing workload as Ms.Chris and I sit back and watch them learn to navigate more and more responsibility. It is […]

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Becoming Our Best

Greetings Middle School Parents! Our year is off with a bang, and I cannot believe we are already two weeks in! The students have been busy building their community by writing their classroom rules and constitution, running meetings, playing team building games, supporting each other when publicly speaking or sharing in another way, and showing […]

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