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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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Second Grade Stars

Saturday, January 23, 2021

Second Grade Stars

Newsletter 1/22 Social Studies Second Graders began our big project of Cooper Village this week! We started with researching natural disasters. A large component of this project is learning about how to build homes that can be protected against specific natural disasters. Students used their computers to learn all about hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, floods, and […]

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Unity

Friday, January 22, 2021

Unity

Well, we are now more than halfway through the school year, with 19 weeks behind us and 17 more ahead. However, it feels like we have been in school so much longer than that, yet it has gone by quick. This school year we have had to work even harder to connect and know each […]

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January News !!!

Friday, January 22, 2021

January News !!!

Social Studies In Social Studies this week our scholars focused on the Great Barrier Reef. Our scholars were able to locate the Great Barrier reef on a map. We learned so many fun facts about the reef. Did you know that the Great Barrier Reef is the largest living thing on Earth and you can […]

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Flexibility in Third Grade

Friday, January 22, 2021

Flexibility in Third Grade

Writing Students started the week off with a “free write” that they then used to revise and edit throughout the week. We focused on capitalization and punctuation and how that can impact a story. Students added and identified relevant details to each of their paragraphs and showed their work using a graphic organizer. Writers created […]

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Bones in Fourth!

Friday, January 22, 2021

Bones in Fourth!

Photos Below: Fourth Graders assemble a skeleton, named Mr. Bones, as they continue identifying bones in the human body! Science: Fourth Grade scholars continued with their human body science unit exploring new ways to identify bones. In one activity, Fourth graders were grouped into teams to assemble a human body puzzle of bones.  Teams worked […]

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Complimentary Kindergarteners

Friday, January 22, 2021

Complimentary Kindergarteners

One Word We were very excited to introduce Kindergarteners to an old Cooper School tradition, One Word for the New Year! In a class discussion, students considered the aspects of their life they’d like to improve this year. After careful consideration, students chose one word they really wanted to focus on this year. We have […]

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Why I Teach… Jasmine Saab

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Why I Teach… Jasmine Saab

I teach because I believe that everyone has the ability to succeed. However, in order for a child to be successful, they need a safe, secure, and stable environment in which they can grow and mature emotionally, intellectually, physically, and socially. As an educator, I aspire to help my students reach their fullest potential by […]

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Why I Teach… Ryan Pixler

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Why I Teach… Ryan Pixler

I remember the day I realized that I belong in a classroom. It was one of my first education courses in college. That semester, we had visited and observed several neighboring elementary schools. This was the first time that I had actually been given a class and taught a lesson. For the life of me, […]

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Middle School Mutant Ninja Turtles

Friday, January 15, 2021

Middle School Mutant Ninja Turtles

The theme of this week’s newsletter is derived from this image here:  I am not sure if you have heard of the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” but here is our TCSMS version! It’s truly quite refreshing to see middle school students continue to use their imagination and explore their creative side during their time outdoors. […]

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2nd Grade Newsletter

Friday, January 15, 2021

2nd Grade Newsletter

Friday, January 15, 2021 SECOND GRADE NEWSLETTER Phonics Our phonics professors have been HARD at work this week. We are studying the hard and soft C and G sounds and working on recognizing patterns in words. We learned a song that helped us spark our memories of what vowels are most likely to come after […]

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