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...

Door Letter for Week #3

DOOR LETTER   DOOR LETTER   DOOR  LETTER  DOOR LETTER                           Week #3—September 4 to 7            This is a short week, but we have much to do and we’ll work to get everything in. Afterschool parents, check your mailboxes for the August bills. Things...

Welcome!

We’re back after a nice and relaxing summer. Hello and welcome! I’m Fatuma Ahmed, and I have the pleasure of teaching your children this year. I’m really looking forward to meeting them and getting to know them. That’s what we’ll focus on for the first week. Getting...

PTC – PARENT TEACHER COMMUNITY

Our first PTC meeting will be on September 13, 2018 at 6pm. Topic: “Supporting our students and setting up for a successful year.” Subscribe to our school calendar!

Supply Lists

Folks are worrying about school supplies (the television makes it look like a crisis) but our lists are easy.  Everyone needs a permanent, reusable water bottle and an easy to manage lunch box system with reusable containers. Everyone needs a ream of white copy paper...

Kingfisher is Part of the Bigger School Community

We have watched, with some trepidation, the upheaval in DeKalb County, and we’re still not sure whether we know what to think. I worked on one of the “Blue Ribbon Committees” with one of the School Board members and found that after each meeting, I wondered how she...

Soon to be Summer Door Letter

DOOR LETTER   DOOR LETTER  DOOR  LETTER  DOOR LETTER for Week #33 I cannot believe that we are already in May. I am trying to savor these last few weeks—we have lots of activities and projects and watching the children reason through problems and work on assignments...

Awards Day May 24, 2018

The last day of school is our annual AWARDS DAY!  This is eagerly anticipated by the kids–they get a chance to show off and by the teachers–they get a chance to praise the children with an audience. We sing, we recite some important words, we wear pretty...