Thursday, December 19, 2013

Historical Day

I was impressed with so many different takes on the "Historical Day" theme from our Spirit Week theme, but I have to give it to Mr. Synnott for even getting the facial hair in on it!


4th graders presents Barbara Park

Barbara Park was best-known as the creator and author of the New York Times bestselling Junie B. Jones series.  She passed away in November.  In her honor some students in Ms. Boston's class created biographies using the app ""  You use the IPAD to scan the QR code the students created to hear their biography.  They have been on display in our library... check out these great projects!

All-School Assembly

We had a wonderful all-school assembly on Wednesday 12/18.  Students sat with their buddy classes to enjoy a winter sing along.  We sang Winter Wonderland, Let it Snow, Jingle Bells, Frosty, and Jingle Bell Rock.  Ms. E played the piano and Ms. E and Ms. Lanzo's classes led our singing.

Check out this haiku deck made by 4th grade student Lucy Whitelam: 

More pictures to come soon!

Friday, December 13, 2013

It was too cold!

I agree!  It was too cold this morning to wait outside.  Unfortunately I was out of the district at a meeting this morning, but I did not realize that there wasn't a structure in place to call indoor drop-off when I wasn't present for the start of school.  Please accept my apologies for the red noses and cheeks this morning and know that I have put into place a system so if I am (for any reason) not available to make the determination there are staff with the appropriate information to do so in my absence.

(for those of you interested...)
We will be using the table below as general guidelines to help inform our decision making when it comes to indoor drop off as well as indoor recess.

As always, please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns!
Stay warm,