June 5 – End of School Year

June 5th, 2020

Hello 2/3 Families, Thank you for an amazing school year! Thank you for all of your support during remote learning and throughout the school year. We could not have done this without your patience, support and encouragement. We hope you have a wonderful summer, spending time with family and staying healthy. We had a wonderful Read More »

May 29 Update

May 29th, 2020

Hello 2/3 Families, It is hard to believe the school year is nearly over! Next week, both classes will gather daily for morning meetings at 9:00. Following the morning meetings, students will have a variety of activities to work on, off-screen. Teachers will not have daily office hours, but please feel free to reach out Read More »

May 22 Update

May 22nd, 2020

Hello 2/3 Families, Both classes had a fun presentation on Tuesday from a local builder! We learned about the design process for a building: Start with your idea. What do you want to build? A house! Draw some options and then decide which option you will go with. What qualities of the environment do I Read More »

May 15 Update

May 15th, 2020

Hello 2/3 Families, We start our new unit of inquiry this week! Students explored Padlets, a digital collaboration tool, and Google Docs to share what they observed in different pictures. As students continue to explore How We Organize Ourselves, learning will focus on how Buildings can be designed and organized in sustainable ways. Students will be Read More »

May 8 Update

May 8th, 2020

Hello 2/3 Families, This week, students continued to practice OREO paragraphs in Spanish, working through the whole writing process to publish their work on if there should be more recess at school. The will continue to work on persuasive writing the next few weeks. In English, students finished “The Last Truffula Tree Seed”. Next week, Read More »

May 1 Update

May 1st, 2020

Hello 2/3 Families, It is hard to believe it is already May! The students have done some incredible work this year and teachers are prepared to share some of that with you during our remote conferences. You should have received a schedule from the classroom teachers with times for you to sign up. The signups Read More »

April 24 Update

April 24th, 2020

Hello 2/3 Families, We are so excited for students to have the opportunity to work with Clark Fork Coalition and the City of Missoula to map the storm drains! This morning, Lily and Marie shared about the storm drains in Missoula and the pollutants that may be in runoff. Lily and Marie gave the students Read More »

April 17 Update

April 17th, 2020

Hello 2/3 Families, This morning, we started learning about runoff with Lily from Clark Fork Coalition. Despite technical difficulties, students still got to observe runoff in two different areas at home. We will have a follow up presentation next Friday to expand on what the students learned. In English, we have spent a lot of Read More »

April 10 Update

April 10th, 2020

Hello 2/3 Families, It was great to dive more into our current unit of inquiry, focused on Sharing the Planet. Throughout this unit, students will be exploring how Pollution may alter our environment. Through this, students will be: Identifying various kinds of pollution Identifying the causes and effects of pollution Understanding our responsibility in reducing pollution on our Read More »

April 3 Update

April 3rd, 2020

Hello 2/3 Families, Thank you for your patience, flexibility and support in navigating our “new normal”. We are very impressed by the strong commitment everyone is demonstrating during our Morning Meetings and small reading groups. We feel blessed to have you as a part of our caring community.  It is a joy to see your Read More »

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