Monthly Archives: May 2013

Letters from the Future (2033)

When I first started teaching some 29 or 30 years ago (who’s counting?), I made it a point to never do the same thing the same way every year. That is a sure path to boredom and teacher burnout. I … Continue reading

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Class Notes for May 27-31, 2013

Congratulations to all of our performers in last week’s Spring Music Concert. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: We are so lucky to have Mr. Jamesbarry as our music teacher. Students leave Lewis School knowing that they … Continue reading

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Spring Concert 2013

Thursday’s Spring Concert showcased Mr. Jamesbarry’s Music program. Along with 4th-grade violins and Boomin’ Beats, there was 5th-grade Band and 3rd-grade Recorder Club. We are so lucky to have Mr. Jamesbarry here!

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Class Notes for May 20-24, 2013

Room 24 was ably represented in the Talent Show on Friday with acts by Leah, Payton, Kohl, Noah, and Mariah. The Lonesome Teacher Trio sang “Sing and Play Together,” an original that Mr. Marchyok, Mr. Jamesbarry, and I played on. … Continue reading

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Lelooska Cultural Center

The show must go on! That was the theme on Tuesday of this week when the class went to the Lelooska Cultural Center in Ariel, Washington without me. My regular sub, Charlie Monroe filled in while I was in meetings … Continue reading

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Class Notes for May 13-17, 2013

First of all, thanks to everybody who helped make Teacher Appreciation Week the best one ever. The staff was treated to a wonderful duty-free lunch on Wednesday, I got a Best Teacher medal that I wore proudly the whole week, … Continue reading

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Class Notes for May 6-10, 2013

Wow! Art Night was incredible! The school looks so cool (I tell the kids not to use that word, but it fits here) with every inch of the hallways lined with student art. I didn’t get a chance to see … Continue reading

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