October 11 Update

October 11th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, We are excited for the field trip on Tuesday! Please make sure your child is dressed for the weather. After lunch, we will take the city bus to the art museum, returning just before the end of the day. If you are interested in coming with us, please let one of the Read More »

October 4 Update

October 4th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, Have you seen our tipis? In groups, students have created tribes, looking at the different roles needed to function in a community. Each group has been working on a tipi, puzzling through how to get it to stay standing and using symbols to decorate the covering. Make sure you come upstairs to Read More »

September 27 Update

September 27th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, We had such a great field trip this week! At the People’s Center in Pablo, students learned about Salish and Kootenai languages as well as Native American foods and games. Take a few minutes to look at some of the fun pictures from Tuesday! This afternoon, students got to learn about Maori Read More »

September 20 Weekly Update

September 20th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, We have had a great week of learning how Indigenous cultures may influence beliefs and values of modern communities. More specifically, we are exploring three lines of inquiry. Understanding the distinct and unique characteristics of indigenous people: values, beliefs, spirituality and traditions. Recognizing the importance of indigenous cultures. Reflecting on similarities and differences between Read More »

September 13 Weekly Update

September 13th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, Welcome to the first of our weekly blog posts! Each Friday, you will be able to read about things happening at school, see pictures, and learn about what has been going on in the 2/3 multiage classrooms. It was great to see many parents at school Wednesday morning for our 2/3 Curriculum Read More »

May 31 Update

May 31st, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, Did you hear what the students have been working on this week? Volcanoes! They are loving this experience, working well with their classmates to share the work. We will share pictures of the finished products next week! We went partway up Jumbo this afternoon to look at the Missoula Valley and consider Read More »

May 23 Update

May 23rd, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, It is hard to believe we are so close to the end of the school year! Make sure you get all the dates from the Upcoming Events (below) onto your calendar. Some of these provide some great volunteer opportunities as well. If you need volunteer hours, please contact your child(ren)’s classroom teacher Read More »

May 17 Update

May 17th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, It is hard to believe the end of the year is coming! To the end the year, students will be presenting “El Gran Capoquero” on Monday, June 3rd at 10:45 AM. We will also record the presentation to post online because we know mid-day presentations are challenging. We started our final unit this Read More »

Week of May 10

May 10th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, May is flying by! It was great to see students’ focus and dedication to sharing their work with you at student-led conferences. Thank you for being so supportive! Students will be presenting “El Gran Capoquero” on Monday, June 3rd at 10:45 AM. We will also record the presentation to post online because we Read More »

May 3 Update

May 3rd, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, As we wrap up our unit on Sharing the Planet, we are getting ready to start our final unit of the school year! Students will be exploring Where We Are in Place and Time by inquiring into how evidence from discoveries may explain how the earth has changed over time. Our three Read More »

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