Monthly Archives: April 2012

Class Notes for April 30-May 4

Is it May already? This is the time of year when calendars fill up with so many events it’s hard to keep track of them all. Room 24’s May calendar is no exception. We’ve got a field trip downtown and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

A Journey Back in Time to Philip Foster Farm

First of all, there are no chickens at Philip Foster Farm. But there are lots of other activities for kids of all ages to participate in. The kids had a great time and learned many things about how pioneers lived … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment

Please Send Back Fall Art Project This Week for Art Night

I am reposting the following article to remind students to bring in their fall leaf art project we did in November. These were sent home in December and I’d like to get them back to display for Art Night. Collin … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Class Notes for April 23-27–Going Back in Time

We are heading back in time this week. The big event is our field trip to the pioneer ¬†Philip Foster Farm on Wednesday. This is an all-day trip. We leave at 9:00 a.m. and will return in the late afternoon. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged ,

Impressions of Cooley Gallery

  This morning we took a stroll down to Cooley Gallery at Reed College to experience a solo exhibition by artist Lorna Bieber. The students participated in a discussion with Gregory MacNaughton, the gallery’s education outreach coordinator, about the photographic … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , ,

Class Notes for April 16-20

We are heading into the busiest time of the year. Field trips, testing, speeches, work samples, plays, dances (more about that below), and lots of learning are on the docket for the next few weeks. I’m really looking forward to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Class Notes for April 9-12

Speeches, speeches, and more speeches: that’s what this week is all about. We will devote time to preparing, practicing, and presenting speeches based on research and writing we have done on a famous person. I am excited to see what … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged