Monthly Archives: February 2013

An Open Letter to Room 24 Parents

Dear Parents, The Room 24 4th-grade Class of 2012-2013 is officially a super duper bunch of singers. Not only does the class love to sing, but their voices blend well together as a group. Here’s proof. I have been putting together a … Continue reading

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Project Second Wind Starts This Week!

Hunger remains at record levels in Oregon and southwest Washington, disrupting the lives of 260,000 people per month. Of those, 85,800 are children. Whether it involves skipping meals, eating less than is needed to live a healthy life, or making … Continue reading

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Class Notes for Feb. 25-March 1, 2013

Those of you who came to the dance on Friday know how much fun it was. If you couldn’t come, there are plenty of pictures on the class blog to give you a good idea of what happened. I had … Continue reading

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Lewis Family Dance!

Thank you to Monica Nettle for taking these great pictures. This was the view from the bandstand during the last dance of the night, “Redwing.” My guitar and cord had a bad habit of getting in front of the camera. … Continue reading

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The Complete Journals of Lewis and Clark

President Thomas Jefferson told Lewis and Clark that the goal of their expedition was “to explore the Missouri River, & such principal stream of it as, by its course & communication with the water of the Pacific ocean may offer … Continue reading

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Lewis and Clark Expedition Explained in Five Minutes and Twenty Seconds

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Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello: A Virtual Field Trip

Two years ago during Spring Break, my wife and I took a trip to the East Coast to visit family. During the trip, we were able to make it down to Virginia to see Thomas Jefferson’s magnificent home atop a … Continue reading

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