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Poetic Intrigue

Friday, March 6, 2020

Poetic Intrigue

Poetry- This week, we began our Poetry Reading and Writing Units. We were inspired by One Line Reflections. After pulling a single line from poems by Lewis Carroll, A.A. Milne, Margarita Engle, Eugene Field, and […]
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The Age of Exploration

Friday, February 28, 2020

The Age of Exploration

Explorers Presentation- On Tuesday, 5th grade presented in the culmination of their Explorers Unit to parents and younger students. Students have worked for weeks planning, researching, and creating artifacts, essays, illustrations, and displays that stunned […]
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Lessons from the Past

Friday, February 21, 2020

Lessons from the Past

Black History Month Presentation- In honor of February being Black History Month, we were so excited to be able to share in a wonderful presentation about Black History and its deep cultural background here in […]
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Getting Creative With History!

Friday, February 7, 2020

Getting Creative With History!

Social Studies In Social Studies this week, we are working so hard on our Explorer Presentations! Our classroom has been filled with sea monsters, beads, backstaffs, and iMovies. It’s amazing to think that all of […]
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Amazing Artists!

Friday, January 31, 2020

Amazing Artists!

Art Walk On Friday, The Cooper School hosted our Annual Art Walk! The whole school was transformed into an amazing gallery displaying art from across grade levels. The Art Walk welcomed numerous parents and guests […]
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An Enthralling Week

Friday, January 24, 2020

An Enthralling Week

The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe This Thursday, 4th and 5th graders took a wonderful field trip to the historic Dock Street Theater where they saw Charleston Stage perform The Lion, The Witch, and […]
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Exploring Technology

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Exploring Technology

Reforge- This Thursday, fifth grade took a field trip to Reforge: Charleston, a local Makerspace. With the wonderful guidance of one of their volunteers, we learned all about the different spaces that are available, including […]
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Sharing the Holiday Cheer!

Friday, December 20, 2019

Sharing the Holiday Cheer!

Holiday Celebration- Throughout the week, the whole school has been learning about winter holidays from around the world. In 5th Grade, learning about St. Lucia Day led to a great discussion on how to help […]
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Exploring the Explorers

Friday, December 13, 2019

Exploring the Explorers

Social Studies In Social Studies this week, we have started our new unit on Explorers! Everyone had a great time learning all about Prince Henry the Navigator, Bartholomew Diaz, Christopher Columbus, Vasco da Gama and […]
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Awesome Arguments!

Friday, December 6, 2019

Awesome Arguments!

Reading- In our Reading unit this week we have been having a great time exploring how to read and interpret debatable topics. Some of the fascinating topics we are delving into include whether animals should […]
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Fifth Grade: Rachael Celia

Rachael is so excited to be joining The Cooper School as the 5th grade teacher. She has been living and teaching in Charleston for the past three years. Rachael received her Bachelor of Science in Education from Samford University. She enjoys sharing with others the excitement of learning and making education come to life with the integration of arts and sciences into the academic subjects. When not in the classroom, Rachael loves being outdoors, reading, ballet, and spending time with her dog, Vermeer.