Monthly Archives: October 2013

Young Actors Bring Down the House at Lewis!

The talented young actors of Room 24 put on two plays Wednesday night, Oct. 30 to much critical acclaim. “The Emperor’s New Year,” a Chinese folktale, and “The Addams Family,” based on a comic strip by Charles Addams were featured … Continue reading

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Classroom Notes for Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 2013

Last week’s highlight was the making of the salt flour models of Oregon on Friday. Thanks to Gwynn (Gabriel’s mom) for organizing the event. Also thanks to Laura (Alex’s mom), Betsy (Emmy’s mom), and Laurie (Lawson’s mom) for their help. Gwynn, … Continue reading

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Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences

From time to time I like to share information that I think is helpful to parents and with conferences coming up in about a month, this seemed like a good time to bring up the work of Harvard University psychologist … Continue reading

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Aaron Meyer and Tim Ellis Songwriting Residency, Oct. 9 and 10, 2013

 The finished product, complete with jungle beat, electric, acoustic, and bass guitars, and 26 voices. Thank you Aaron Meyer and Tim Ellis for coming to Lewis and sharing your love of music with the class! The following pieces were written … Continue reading

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Class Notes for Oct. 21-25, 2013

Here’s the recording of “A Song for Ivan” that the class did with Aaron Meyer and Tim Ellis last week. Enjoy! As most of you know, I am out for a couple weeks while my substitute, Charlie Monroe, takes over … Continue reading

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Notes from Drama Teacher Michael Wehrli

Attached is a list of Costumes & Props we are needing for the shows.     If you have any of these items and you are willing to let us borrow them, or you are willing to make something, please let us … Continue reading

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Class Notes for Oct. 14-18, 2013

Aaron Meyer and Tim Ellis have performed the National Anthem at the Rose Garden several times for Trailblazer games. Last week will go down in the history books as one of the busiest weeks ever. The kids handled all the … Continue reading

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