Presidents Day Celebrations

Hello K/1 Families! I apologize for not getting a blog post out sooner! We have had so many busy celebrations going on between the months of January and February. See below for pictures of our exciting day celebrating President Abraham Lincoln and how we “measured up!” This month we are...

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Catholic Schools Week 2018

Catholic Schools week was a week of fun in Pre-K!   We visited Waunakee Manor and made cards for the residents. We had a lot of fun sharing stories with the people who lived there. We had some excellent guest speakers come in to talk about their careers.    ...

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3K 4K Teaches Temperance This February 2018!

PreK did a wonderful job teaching the entire school about the virtue of Temperance. Their teachers created a Temperance Song (set to the tune of Snowflake, Snowflake) so that all students could learn what the Virtue of Temperance is. Check it out here: 3K 4K also created a Temperance board showing...

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Where’s Winter?

It’s hard to believe that Christmas is less than a week away and there’s no snow! And yet, it’s a bitter sweet reality. While it’s cold outside, it’s been quite warm and cozy in the K/1 room 🙂 Here are some pictures of us cuddling up to read as K/1...

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November!

Looking Back! All Saint’s Day: Check out the pictures of our tiny saints!   PJ Day/Thanksgiving: Most people are familiar with the term “flock of pigeons” and even “gaggle of geese,” but did you know that a group of turkeys is called a “rafter”? And baby turkeys are called poults. (Or so says the Michigan DNR!)   Looking Ahead:...

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A Month of Thanksgiving!

November started off with children learning about and dressing as Saints. Our wonderful Veterans visited our children and taught them about the military and our flag. Thank you Veterans! Children had so much fun painting on easels and learning and creating trees as part of our Trees Unit. Children absolutely...

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Falling into Fun

Hello K/1 Families! My apologize for not getting a blog post out sooner than this! We have had quite the busy first two months. Here are a few highlights, updates, and pictures. Enjoy 🙂 Reading: Kindergarten: We have been learning about Cass, Oswald, and Golly. The Superkids have been teaching...

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The hermit crabs are here!

The 4th and 5th graders welcomed two special guests this week, Victor and Mr. Krabs. Our new hermit crab friends will help deepen our understanding of our ecosystem unit for Science. During this unit students will examine the hermit crab’s body parts, life cycles, food chain, role within a food...

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Week of October 2, 2017

This weather is still throwing me for loops! Beautiful fall day today, but supposed to be HOT Monday and Tuesdays– Students are welcome to have water bottles in the classroom. It is also our 3rd-grade class mass on Wednesday. You are more than welcome to come celebrate with us! If your child has...

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September 18, 2017

This is the first weekly update! I apologize for not sending one out sooner; however, it takes us some time at the beginning of the year to really get things established and to know routines.  We are now at the point where we are starting to dive into our curriculum!...

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Week of September 25th, 2017

Battle of the Books: A list went home of books the kids are encouraged to read throughout the year (it says third grade, but both grades are encouraged). They vary in difficulty so you are welcome to do read alouds at home or read them together. We may read a couple...

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