Door Letter For Week #9

Door Letter Door Letter Door Letter This week will be a peaceful week with a few trips and a few more spiders. Thank you to everyone that got their tuition payment in—it’s a tight year and paying rent and teachers can be tricky if payments don’t come in. The Friday...

New Word: Impeachment

Impeachment is the process by which a legislative body levels charges against a government official. Impeachment does not in itself remove the official definitively from office; it is similar to an indictment in criminal law, and thus it is essentially the statement...

Door Letter for Week #8

Door Letter for Week #8 This week will be a little less exciting than last. We’re all getting ready for the end of the grading period and the kids are getting antsy to see how their teachers think they are doing. One of the Hurricanes mentions this to me six...

Apple Field Trip

We’ll celebrate the advent of autumn in the Wind Shears by having an apple buying trip today at the DeKalb Farmer’s Market. There is a permission slip to sign. We’ll do the apple shopping in the morning.

Door letter–Week #6

DOOR LETTER   DOOR LETTER   DOOR  LETTER  DOOR LETTER                           Week #6—September 30 to October 4 This will be a hot week and we’ll probably try to do some active things inside, rather than outside. PTO is on Thursday evening.  We have a speaker coming...

Door Letter #5

  DOOR LETTER   DOOR LETTER   DOOR  LETTER  DOOR LETTER Week #5—September 23 to 27 What an excellent first month we’ve had—some new faces, some new teachers, some old friends, lots of action and activity along with addition, subtraction, tree studies, cloud...

Creekin’ at Medlock Park

The Hurricanes are going creekin’ at Medlock Park this week (probably Wednesday or Thursday). We’ll carry our lunches and bring some boots so we can trudge around in the creek. I want to look for salamanders, but we’ll also be identifying trees that...

Door Letter for Week #3

  DOOR LETTER   DOOR LETTER   DOOR  LETTER  DOOR LETTER Week #3—September 9 to 13 This week will be hot outside, so we may limit our recess time outside and have more recess-time inside. Today is supposed to hit 98 degrees and I don’t want the kids to get...

DeKalb Kids Need Library Cards

These cards are free and a great source of reading for kids with few books at home. Sadly, they require a parent to sign up for the card, but the library is open in the evenings two or three nights a week and all day Saturday. Once your child gets a card, we can keep...