Monthly Archives: May 2015

Class Notes for May 26-29, 2015

We are really in the home stretch now. We have less than three weeks left to do a lot of work, not to mention have a lot of fun. Students are working on two major projects now, one on a … Continue reading

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Class Notes for May 18-22, 2015

This must be Testing Season. Many of the kids are taking the Smarter Balanced performance tasks in Language Arts and Math this week and next. These are a different breed of standardized test than the kids are used to. There’s not … Continue reading

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OMSI Science Camp Reflections

One of my favorite things at Camp Namanu was a game called Predator Prey. It was a game where you’re in a group of people and you’re either a type of insect or amphibian or snake or falcon. Insects gets eaten … Continue reading

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Class Notes for May 11-15, 2015

Art Night and our field trip to Reed College’s Colley Gallery were the highlights of last week. It was great seeing so many kids show up at Art Night to help out as docents and to participate in Mr. Jamesbarry’s … Continue reading

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Class Notes for May 4-8, 2015

First of all, congratulations to Mr. Mark (Richner) and his wife Evie on the arrival of twin daughters Norah Lee and Twyla last Saturday. Mr. Mark is off on paternity leave for a couple of weeks. In other social news, … Continue reading

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