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The Lightning Thief

4th grade is reading the Lightning Thief. After they read it they will watch the movie. Some people read it in Spanish. We learned about Greek Mythology while reading it, including about the Greek gods and monsters. 0

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The class is working on historic people

I was learning about Barbara Jordan’s life: when she died, what year was she born, and what she did during her life. Then we started doing our drawing. The drawing was  about what she looked like and the setting. When I finished, I put the information on notes and hung them up on the wall. 0

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Professional Journalist

We were lucky enough to have a professional journalist meet with us today.  We discussed how to be an effective journalist and viewed many of his amazing images.  Thank you, Lee Klancher, for taking the time to share your expertise with us! 0

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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!    0

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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. 0

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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! 0

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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. 0

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