Happy Fall Los Gatos!

  Wonderful progress with all the Los Gatos. The Los Gatos class also welcomed back our Science teacher Ms. Jackie this week. Welcome back Ms. Jackie! During Ms. Jackie’s absence, Ms. Yasliz was a wonderful substitute teacher and the students learned a lot about...

Bicycle Day Cometh!!

Everyone loves bicycle day, a 19-year tradition at Kingfisher Academy. This year, bike day is on October 12th. Everyone brings a bike and a helmet and we ride, baby, ride!  We ride around the parking lot beside our school, sometimes we ride at the park, we sometimes...

Sly Foxes

These Foxes are brilliant and have amazing imaginations. We have been learning our Spelling and Vocabulary lessons weekly. Often these words tie into our Reading, Social Studies / History, or Science lessons helping the word to be more than just a random word to...

Door Letter for October 1

Door Letter  Door Letter   Door Letter October 1 to 5 Many of you have gotten a statement in your mailbox from September. If nothing has come to us from FACTS, yet, don’t worry. Some people will not begin having their accounts debited until October. Some people will...

Going Creeking

We tested out our boots yesterday and we didn’t talk much about scientific facts, because science was all around us!  Robert tried to catch a tiny mudpuppy, Eliot started making a dam, Garrison collected up some rocks to examine later, everyone discovered that...

DOOR LETTER   DOOR LETTER   DOOR  LETTER  DOOR LETTER                                 Week #5—September 17 to 21         Okay, I am finally able to give everyone a statement by Friday so you know where you stand at this point. Sorry it took so long, but there was a...

Capable Los Gatos

We have been very busy with all of our subjects. Let me begin with reading. Last week Los Gatos went to the library and each picked out a book. In the classroom, they are reading their books-or another book choice-during silent reading. We read a book most days...

Climbing Stone Mountain

The Tigers planned to climb Stone Mountain this week, but due to the bus problem, we have moved that to next Thursday.  We’ll leave at 9:00 and be back around lunch time. They should wear good sneakers and for once, they can wear hats. Maybe they can bring their...

Tigers are on the Prowl!

We have a complex schedule with the upper elementary group this year. The morning are for reading and English work and social studies–three mornings with Miss Sherry and two mornings with Miss Debbie and Miss Yasliz. There is a significant amount of writing...

Cooperation

This is our word of the week and our character-building word of the month. co·op·er·ate kōˈäpəˌrāt/ verb verb: cooperate; act jointly; work toward the same end. “the leaders promised to cooperate in ending the civil war” assist someone or comply with their...