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...

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...