Testing and moreHello families,Our first week of standardized tests went very well.... Read more
Animal AdventuresHello families,This past week has been all about the animals!... Read more
March Photo MadnessHello families,This month has been so jammed pack that I... Read more
Patriots Point and Science ProjectsHello families,This past Friday, the fifth years had an opportunity... Read more
Habitats and NetsHello families,We have been hard at work in the classroom... Read more
Aquarium and more!Hello families,On Friday, all of Upper Elementary went to the... Read more
Weekly UpdateHello families,Thank you to all the students and families who... Read more
Exploring Ancient Egypt and Global GoalsThis week was full of activities exploring the civilization of... Read more
Peace and progressHello families,I hope you all are having a wonderful long... Read more
2017…here we go!Hello families,I hope you are all bouncing back from the... Read more
2016 in the books (almost)!It seems impossible, but we are coming into the last... Read more
Poster Presentations and International Food FairWhat a week we have had! Thursday evening our Open... Read more
We are home!Hello families,We made it, we are home. First, let me... Read more
Day in the SunHello families,On Friday, we had a lovely day full of... Read more
Encouraging effort and Pumpkin Math!Hello families,As conferences come to a close and the progress... Read more
Planetarium and Pumpkin MathOn Tuesday, our class along with Ms. Sarah's class visited... Read more
Solar System and more!As we return to our regular routine, the students have... Read more
The class historians share the news!Hello families,This week, I am turning over the reins to... Read more
Back to BasicsHello families,Thank you to the families who participated in the... Read more
Exploring the world….past and presentHello families,Over the past week, the students have been learning... Read more
Reading Buddies, Specials, and MMUNThis week was full of new beginnings as we had... Read more
Presenting….SPACE!Hello families,It was an interesting week with MAP testing, the... Read more
UE2: Beginning of the Year Excitement!Hello families,It is so wonderful to be back and running... Read more
Classroom Expectations & Curriculum
Our classroom is a place of respect; for each other, our work, and ourselves. It is essential for all members of our classroom to feel supported and support each other. The students worked together to come up with our classroom guidelines.
1) We will work together to better learn and understand concepts. Working with our peers, We will be able to delve deeper into our learning and expand our thinking.
2) We understand the importance of our environment, inside the classroom and outside in nature. We will protect and respect our environment, so we can continue to learn and grow from them.
3) We will move our learning into real-world settings. We will discover the wonders of the world and how we can affect change in our world. We will be open-minded about different people, places, and ideas as we become global citizens.
My personal expectation for my students is for them to work at their full potential and create quality work. The Upper Elementary classroom is a demanding place, and it requires the students to focus and put forth a quality effort in all their learning experiences. Together, we will create a community of learners who have a desire to learn, a strong work effort, and the skills they need to be successful in all their endeavors.View Sept – Dec 3 month plan