Will it Ever Be Fall? Door Letter #2

DOOR LETTER   DOOR LETTER   DOOR  LETTER  DOOR LETTER Week #2—September 3 to 6 A short week, but we have plenty to do, so it will feel like regular school. Last week was our first chance to work with some kids and a welcome chance to work with our “old students”—all...

Natsukashii

Natsukashii–a Japanese word with a complex meaning–that wistful sense of longing; an appreciation of beauty laced with a sadness at its transience For example, at the end of the summer, I felt sort of nostalgic and a tiny bit sad remembering the summers of...

Door Letter for the Week of Feb. 11 to 15

  DOOR LETTER   DOOR LETTER   DOOR LETTER  DOOR LETTER Week #26 Monday—2/11 we’ll decorate our “mailboxes” for Valentine’s Day, Spanish for the Tigers and the Foxes. Swimming for the Cats and Sheep—we’ll leave around 1:00 for the YMCA and should be back around...

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...

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...