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Friday, September 18, 2020

Singing in the Rain

This week we encountered a little bit of foul weather, yet we did not let that stop us from singing and dancing in the rain! We are thankful the rain held off for the most part, however, we enjoyed it while it was here because you can’t have a rainbow without a little rain.   Cohorts […]
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A Magical First Week!

Friday, August 28, 2020

A Magical First Week!

New FriendsKindergarteners were so excited to spend the week meeting new friends, spending time with old friends, and learning how to navigate their new school. We were thrilled to see Kindergartners bravely make eye contact and greet their classmates each morning. Students have been so excited to hear from friends all about their lives as […]

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Tie-Dye

Friday, February 26, 2021

Tie-Dye

The fibers of the fabric are spun around twisted tight tied with rubber bands that are stretched thin splashed with various dyes that are all a different color: red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple It’s colorful, its messy colors collide, bleed, and run In the end through all the mess, turns out to be […]

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Looking Ahead!

Friday, February 26, 2021

Looking Ahead!

Reading Readers this week have been learning about what it means to compare and contrast, how to dig deep in their text and think deeply about it, and cause and effect. These topics helped to close out our reading unit and bring us right into our reading celebration! Now we’re excited to turn our focus […]

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February Wrap-Up

Friday, February 26, 2021

February Wrap-Up

Shifting ComparisonsKindergarten mathematicians began to compare numbers sets within 10. They have been using terms more or less in comparison to length. This week, Kindergarteners built onto their understanding of comparisons by comparing objects to see which set has more! Proud counters also worked to create and identify sets that have the same number of […]

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Second Grade News

Friday, February 26, 2021

Second Grade News

Newsletter 2/26/21 PhonicsWe are moving right along in phonics learning all about different endings. This week we started studying how and when to add an –s and -es to the end of words. The students are really getting the hang of remembering these special rules and applying them to their writing. Second graders had a […]

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First Grade FUN!!!!

Friday, February 26, 2021

First Grade FUN!!!!

Social Studies This week in Social Studies scholars put some finishing touches on our Aboriginal dot paintings. Scholars are so excited to share these with you during our student-led conferences. Scholars also continued looking at mapping. Our first graders were able to tell about the differences between land and water. Ask your scholar what their […]

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Why I Teach… Courtney Leonard

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Why I Teach… Courtney Leonard

As a child, I grew up thinking I would work an office job from 9-5 like my mother. Worrying about important meetings while wearing business suits and carrying a briefcase. At the College of Charleston, I started as a communication major and switched last minute to special education with the thought of going straight to […]

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Mirror, mirror on the wall…

Friday, February 19, 2021

Mirror, mirror on the wall…

“Perfectionism is self-destructive simply because there’s no such thing as perfect. Perfection is an unattainable goal.” – Brene Brown This week we have been reflecting on what we have accomplished, how we have grown, and what we have learned. It is common practice to be deliberately paying attention to our own thoughts, emotions, decisions, and […]

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Formulas, Self Assessment, and Artifacts!

Friday, February 19, 2021

Formulas, Self Assessment, and Artifacts!

Writing This week in Third Grade, students circled back to Self Assessment. We’ve worked super hard this week to write our rough drafts and begin drafting our final copies to prepare for our student-led conferences. Students are looking forward to sharing the progress they’ve made this year with their parents on March 1st and 2nd! […]

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2nd Grade News

Friday, February 19, 2021

2nd Grade News

  Newsletter 2/19/2021 ArtCooper Village is in full swing! Second Graders have been constructing buildings, making houses and making people out of clay! Miss Libby took the class through step by step instructions on how to sculpt people and add detail. Students loved having the opportunity to explore their creativity and make each person different […]

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Fourth Graders Welcome New Pet!

Friday, February 19, 2021

Fourth Graders Welcome New Pet!

Photos Below: Fourth Graders welcomed our new class pet, Mr. Wobbles to Fourth Grade. He is a fantastic addition to our class! Mystery: In Reading and Writing Workshops this week, Fourth Graders are beginning a new unit on Mysteries! To begin our unit students began by documenting and classifying their fingerprints to help search for […]

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