Week of March 4th – 8th

March 7th, 2014

Parents, Thank you for your flexibility and understanding as we were displaced to a different location for school this week. After a long weekend, the students worked hard to make progress in math and literacy skills. In math, 4th graders continued to explore fractions and 5th graders learned about the order of operations and the Read More »

Week of February 24 to 28

March 6th, 2014

Dear Parents We just finished a great week! The students have been incredibly knowledgeable and committed to their work. In Math, the  whole class started unit 7. 4th graders started to explore fractions of amounts and concepts of probability. 5th graders on the other hand are reviewing exponents and we’re developing new ideas about extended Read More »

Week of February 17 – 21

February 21st, 2014

Hello parents! We hope you had a relaxing three day weekend and a great week! This week in math we finished up unit 6. 4th graders continued to explore long division, learned how to read coordinates on maps and charts and practiced their skills for the unit in preparation for their unit test. 5th graders Read More »

Week of February 10 – 14

February 14th, 2014

Dear parents, happy valentine’s day! Our week was full with interesting activities. In math, fourth graders learned how to use a circular and a semi circular protractor and they learned how to read coordinates and ordered pairs. The fifth graders, on the other hand, are working on fraction additions, how to read data from maps, and Read More »

Week of February 3-7

February 7th, 2014

Parents, We had a great first week of February, kicking of our I Love to Read Month with quite a bit of reading in the classroom! Students read silently, in select reading activities with the teacher and listen to a story read out loud by the teacher very frequently and they should be logging their Read More »

Unit 3 Reflections

January 31st, 2014

The students finished up the geography unit on “Where We Are in Place and Time” and wrote their reflections of what they learned. Feel free to read them! Thank you to the parents who completed the survey about student action for this unit. Students seemed to be engaged at home and at school with what Read More »

Week of January 27 to 31

January 31st, 2014

Dear Parents We had a very interesting week. January is already over (so fast!) and this new year started with great positive attitude from the kids, who come to school happy and excited to learn. In math, our 4th graders finished unit 5, in which they learned about place value up to billions, they learned Read More »

Week of January 20-24

January 24th, 2014

We had another nice short week this week, with many activities packed into just three days! In math, students are finishing up unit 3 and will be taking their test next week. They have gained valuable skills that they can transfer to other areas of their lives! In PYP, we’re wrapping up unit 3 with Read More »

Week of January 13-17

January 21st, 2014

Dear parents We had a short but eventful week in school. In math, students are continuing to developing their skills as they continue with Unit 5. 4th graders revised an algorithm for multiplication for bigger numbers. The are also learning place value up to billions! 5th graders continue to work with fractions, percentages and decimals Read More »

Week of January 6-10

January 10th, 2014

Welcome back! We hope you had a fantastic break and enjoyed the holidays with your family! We got off to a great start this week as we continued to inquire about geography through literacy developing activities. Students read information from their geography packets, answered reading comprehension questions and made charts to demonstrate their understanding of Read More »

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