Monthly Archives: May 2012

What? School is almost over? No!!!!

I don’t want it to end.  Seriously.  We are doing so many exciting things right now. Well, here are some important dates for our last days. Thursday, June 7th – 8:00-9:15 Bug Game Day #1. Parents are invited to play our bug … Continue reading

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4th Grade Marketplace now the “Garageplace”

The name has changed, but the mission remains the same:  Reach out and help the students in our buddy school KATUSYO PRIMARY in Ntandabala, Tanzania. Mark your calendars for the 4rd annual Stafford Garageplace on this Friday, June 1st 10:00-12:30. You won’t … Continue reading

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Where in the world are your teachers?

Well, on Friday afternoon I went with my second grade team, Mrs. Dargen, Mrs. Fordyce, and Mrs. Wilhelm along with Mrs. Wise from first grade on an Apple Store Teacher Field Trip. Just like you did on your student trip, … Continue reading

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Bug and Insect Research

Once again I am inspired by the spirit of inquiry in the classroom around our bug and insect unit.  Students are researching on their computers at their desks, reading books on the carpet, sharing interesting facts with each other, and seeking out … Continue reading

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Africa Bridge Celebration

You were incredible at our Africa Bridge Celebration on Friday!  The singing and the dancing, the drumming and the smiles were so inspirational. Your mission to make a difference was really a success. Congratulations!  So many of the people who attended, parents, … Continue reading

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Thank You to My Parents and Crew!

I really enjoyed all the gestures of appreciation last week.  I was surprised each day with flowers, great food, cards, poems, gifts, gum and chocolate.  We were excited to have two days where we shared the gift of gum together … Continue reading

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Friends of Africa and Super Team

Here come the last two iMovie trailers!  Need I say it:  Awesome work teams!  Your message comes across loud and clear: You WILL make a difference in the world!

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Africa Bridge Celebration May 11th

Second graders will have the pleasure of working with Okaidja Afroso, a native of Ghana, the week of May 7th-11th.  He will be presenting his Dancing Feet and Talking Drums residency to our second grade classes in support of our study of Africa.  You can … Continue reading

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