Monthly Archives: May 2011

Lewis Elementary Spring Concert

I love seeing my kids perform. The Spring Concert on Friday was fun to watch and listen to.  Mr. Jamesbarry does an incredible job working with the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades in different performance groups and the Spring Concert … Continue reading

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Friday on the iPads

We finished all the work for the week on Friday afternoon, so we took some time just to explore some of the new and old apps on the iPads. We now have GarageBand, Apple’s recording software that allows anybody to … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend

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What I Like About the iPad

When they say there’s an app for that, they really mean it. One minute the iPad is a lowly $10 calculator and the next minute it can be used for generating a drum rhythm (GarageBand) to accompany a poetry reading. … Continue reading

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Lewis School

By Graham

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Bonneville Dam and Fish Hatchery!

Another great field trip. The fourth grade classes are getting a good reputation for choosing days with good weather for our field trips. Let’s hope our luck holds out for next week’s trip to the Oregon Children’s Theater production of … Continue reading

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Baking Soda and Vinegar

Put vinegar and baking soda together and you get a classic acid-base reaction. In this case there’s a lot of CO2  produced and when there’s enough CO2 the cork will pop out of a bottle. We did an experiment to … Continue reading

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