Week of October 1st

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS What an unexpected surprise to find that we would not be in school on Friday! Events like these create quite a scramble in the morning. The second grade teachers will look forward to seeing the students back in our classrooms by 7:45 on the day that Lower School reopens. The GoPlaySave Dress Down…

Week of May 14th

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS Teacher Appreciation Week was lovely! You have made us feel appreciated and loved! We thank you for all the expressions of care and respect. Our time with the children is flying by too quickly for us!  We have many exciting experiences prepared in the next weeks. The biography projects completed at home are…

Week of April 23rd

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS We were happy to resume our time with our soaring second graders this week. The children all seemed to enjoy “meeting and greeting” each other after the spring vacation! Everyone was eager to see friends and to share stories. We have had a very busy week! On Thursday, April 26th, we will have…

Week of March 26th

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS On Monday, March 26th, we will have a special and unique opportunity to engage in a Skype interview with two well-known and published authors, Carole Boston Weatherford and James Ransome. We have been studying their books throughout our reading unit this quarter and have been noticing the ways these authors use literary language…

Week of March 5th

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS We have sure had another very busy week! Touring the gallery of doors decorated for African-American history was quite interesting and informational for the children. On Friday, our second graders enjoyed celebrating Read Across America Day. Their stamina for reading longer and more complex texts has increased dramatically. They certainly loved bringing a…

Week of February 5th

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS We were incredibly proud of the tremendous work the second graders completed to present a Career Day Gallery Walk to the first and third graders! It was quite impressive to hear our students share their knowledge of the career they researched. The posters were impressive and the STEM+ tools creative! This week’s poetry…

Week of January 15th

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS MLK Day of Service Our second graders worked collaboratively to make cards and Valentine wreaths to be delivered to recipients of Meals on Wheels. Their compassion for these individuals was heartwarming. We are proud of our students’ spirit, dedication, and hard work! They are working to change our world. Due to the teacher…

December 11th

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS Brrr…What a difference a day can make in our weather! Please check the weather forecast so that your child comes to school with the appropriate outer wear for recess. Lower School is buzzing with excitement! The next week will be quite busy and filled with many exciting activities! See our calendar reminders for…

November 20th

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS The students really enjoyed Mix It Up Day! Friday began with a school wide read aloud during the morning announcements. Fifth graders joined second graders to eat lunch and serve as facilitators in the small classroom lunch groups. After the fifth graders left, teachers held debriefing sessions with the children in their rooms…

Week of October 30th

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS On Tuesday, October 31st Lower School will be participating in a Halloween Parade around the Campus Green. If you celebrate Halloween, students should come dressed in costume this day. We ask that there be no face paint, masks or handheld accessories (ex: wands or swords).  We will also participate in a Halloween Carnival during…

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