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Spanish Camp

This year during Spanish Camp 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade made signs for the trees. Here are a few trees that we named. The tree above is Big V. He is a Live Oak. Live Oaks can live past 500 years old. They are home to many creatures, including spiders and ants. This tree is Bob the Carrousel. He is […]

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Prime Time

Our after school Prime Time classes have begun.  Students are learning things like Korean, Ballet Folklorico and Coding.  A big appreciation pump to Mrs. Guerra, who has gotten everything organized and off to a great start!   

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Around the school!

Fifth grade’s social contract is big and bold.  A social contract is rules we go by.  All the fifth grade students met in Ms. Freeman’s classroom and came up with some rules to follow.  We wrote them down and signed the paper. Checkout the mural in front of the school. I like that it’s colorful […]

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Reading Biographies

  A biography is when the author tells the story of a person’s life. In fifth grade we are reading biographies, then we are creating timelines about what we read. We are working in our notebooks and using good reading strategies.

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4th Grade PBL

4th grade did a PBL First they learned what civic affairs meant.  Then they looked up about their person. Then they did a 2D body map. At the end they wrote their favorite part and least favorite part, what their teacher could change about it, and much more!

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Things at school

Wyatt jumping off the wall, VANS off the wall. Some of the earliest things in the school year, we wrote what we want to improve on and what we are good on. I wrote that I want to be a mathematecian. Beautiful Nature Calming Nature ;]. Walking to the Track.

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4th Grade Math And PBL

Fourth grade is working on decimal addition and subtraction. We are also doing a 2d body map of individuals who participated in civic affairs. Down below are pictures of Ms. Sircy’s class working on math and Ms. Alvarez’s class working on the PBL.

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Things fifth grade is doing

In science the fifth grade students are working on measuring height and width in centimeters with a ruler. We are also working on working on making videos of similes and metaphors in Spanish. We have worked on health in gym. In this photo Ms. Collins is talking to us about nutrition and how important it […]

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Fifth Grade Studies

In this picture the fifth grade is studying writing.  We are turning big watermelon stories into medium slice stories and then finishing it off with turning them in to little seed stories. Science is one of fifth grades favorite subjects in school because we do experiments almost every day. In this photo we are working on […]

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