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Friday, September 13, 2019

Welcome Back!

September 9-13 Drama Drama with Charleston Stage was added this week and the students had the opportunity to practice “actor’s focus” as they learned lines in small groups, responded in games, engaged in directed movement, […]
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First Grade First Full Week!

Friday, August 30, 2019

First Grade First Full Week!

Healthy Bodies Study in Science We continued our Healthy Bodies study in Science. Our focus this week was on food groups. As an interactive activity before lunch, the children sorted small amounts of their lunches […]
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Hello First Grade Parents!

Friday, August 23, 2019

Hello First Grade Parents!

 Welcome Back to School! First Grade students eagerly jumped right in to the first week of school. Our Scholars spent a good part of each day making discoveries about their new classroom, practicing new and […]
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Friday, May 31, 2019

Saying Goodbye to an Epic School Year!

Paving the Way… This week, 1st Graders interviewed 2nd Graders to get an idea of what their next year will be like. It was so wonderful to hear all the things their older peers love […]
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Friday, May 24, 2019

How Far We’ve Come!

1st Graders Are Author Experts Our week in 1st Grade culminated with the Author Expert Presentation. When we began this project, each student selected a favorite author that they wanted to learn more about. After […]
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Friday, May 17, 2019

More Than Ready for 2nd Grade!

Crafty Kiddos 1st Graders have been working on weaving in Art and doing some beading in Centers. These activities help to develop the strength between the thumb and forefinger. The pincer grip is the same […]
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Saturday, May 11, 2019

Savoring Every Special Moment

Festival of Flowers This week, we had a 1st Grade parent come in to teach us about Flores de Mayo. Flores de Mayo is a festival held in the Philippines in the month of May.  […]
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Friday, May 3, 2019

Watch Us Bloom Like Spring!

Amazing Authors This week in 1st Grade, we launched our Author Expert Study. Each student selected a favorite author whose books they enjoy reading or whom they want to learn more about. Some of the […]
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Friday, April 26, 2019

The Life and Times of TCS 1st Graders and Their Families!

The Adventures of Flat Stanley On Tuesday, April 23rd, 1st Graders and Kindergarteners enjoyed a show at The Dock Street Theatre, The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley. The play, based on Jeff Brown’s bestselling children’s […]
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Thursday, April 18, 2019

We Persist!

One Person’s Trash is Another Person’s Treasure In Art, students created found object collages. In honor of Earth Day, they upcycled items that would typically end up in the trash can, such as wine corks, […]
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First Grade: Erin Biddle

Erin Biddle enters her fifth year at The Cooper School. Erin brings eighteen years of classroom experience in Connecticut, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Erin received her BA in Elementary and Early Childhood Education at Mercyhurst University. She is thrilled to be a member of The Cooper School team! Erin enjoys spending time with her husband, Chris and daughter, Abigail exploring Charleston and going to the beach.