January 17 Update

January 18th, 2019

Dear families, We are finishing our unit of inquiry about the choices that we can do to make our bodies healthier. The next unit will be about poetry. For that, we would like to invite to our classes to any experts about writing who want to help with the unit. If you want to do Read More »

January 11 Update

January 11th, 2019

Hello 2/3 Families, Welcome back! The students had a great week back, full of ice skating, learning more about human body systems, Elk spotting, and so much more! We have some pictures from this week that you can see under the photos tab. English English homework will resume next week. Students are writing opinion paragraphs Read More »

December 21 Update

December 21st, 2018

Hello 2/3 Families, We had so much fun this afternoon learning about the winter holiday traditions around the world! We have a few pictures today under the photos tab! English “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is this: ‘What are you doing for others?’”. – Martin Luther King, Jr. We read this quote by Martin Read More »

December 14 Update

December 14th, 2018

Hello 2/3 Families, This week, Miriam’s class participated in the Elk Spotting program with city of Missoula and they saw 12 elk! Check out the pictures from elk spotting and the rest of the week in the photos tab. On Wednesday, you received an email from the office with information about 2/3 ice skating in Read More »

December 7 Update

December 7th, 2018

Hello 2/3 Families, This week, we began our new unit of inquiry! As provocations, students considered what makes a work environment relaxing or stressful and they examined pictures of cells to predict what the pictures represented. Throughout this unit, students will be exploring how choices determine the health of our human body systems. Our three lines of Read More »

November 30 Update

November 30th, 2018

Hello 2/3 Families, THANK YOU for joining us for the presentations this afternoon! The students loved getting to share their work with you. We have pictures of the building process and the presentations under the Photos tab. PYP Rubrics from this unit will be coming home next week. Student action is a key component of Read More »

November 16 Update

November 16th, 2018

Hello 2/3 Families, Thank you for coming to conferences this week! We appreciate having this opportunity to share with you about your child(ren)’s work in the classroom. If you have further questions about English, you may sign up for a 15 minute English conference. The sign-up sheet is by Anneliese’s desk at the end of Read More »

November 10 Update

November 9th, 2018

Hello 2/3 families, Unit of Inquiry We had a great time investigating how force and effort is used with levers.  Take a look at the pictures to see students in action. Next week, students will start their final assessment of the unit. They are asked to use simple machines to create an invention that will Read More »

November 2 Update

November 2nd, 2018

Hello 2/3 Families, Have you heard about the experiments students did in the classroom this week? We explored how force and work impact the way you make whipped cream. We also ate the cream; it WAS DELICIOUS! Students had fun experimenting with gravity by throwing books. Check out the photos tab to see some evidence Read More »

October 26 Update

October 26th, 2018

Hello 2/3 Families, Students have been working hard this week to get projects ready for teachers to share with you at conferences. The classroom teachers sent out the schedule on Tuesday. Please check the time for your child(ren)’s conference(s) and confirm the time with the classroom teacher. English In English, we have take some time Read More »

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