Welcome October

It’s hard to believe October is here.  It’s been a pleasure getting to know our new students and working with everyone these past weeks.

Our In-Class Lunches have been a great success.  This past week we had macaroni and cheese, carrots and strawberries.  Two weeks ago we had spaghetti and meatballs.  Cooking with the students is so much fun.  I enjoy it as much as they do!

We are lucky enough to have Yoga with Ms. Robyn Jones again this year!  She’ll be coming in Wednesday mornings.

Here is the School Pictures Link:
https://middlechildphotography.shootproof.com/gallery/cmcs2017/   Check them out!  You will order pictures from here.   Just let me say – These are the cutest children in the world!
Other October Activities and Reminders:
Our weekly Library Day is Wednesday. 
October Parent Teacher Conferences will be later this month.  Look for the Sigh-Up Genius in a few weeks.
Pumpkin Math will be at the end of this month.  
October 6 – Earned Free Dress Day
October 18 – Mr. Todd Stevenson to come talk with LE about trees and help us identify trees on our property!  and $ Dress Day for MMUN – free dress
October 19 – Family Literacy Night at CMCS 6:00-7:30
October 20 – Midway Fire Dept. Education Day at CMCS
October 27 – Hurricane Irma Make Up Day!!!  We ARE in school.

 

Never had a student been more excited about making meatballs!

The excitement didn’t subside…!

This is what our sink usually looks like after our In-Class Lunches on  Thursdays!

There were many lessons this past week, especially in math.

All students work with the Square and Cube Bead Chains.

Building numbers with the Golden Beads.

The 100 Board takes quite a bit of stamina and patience to complete.

Addition Strip Board.

Unit Division Board

Wrapping up the Long/Cube Hundred Chain.

Getting ready for a review lesson with the Unit Division Board.

We wrapped up our Australia studies last week.  We’ll be moving onto maps of the world and North America.

The following are pictures of the students making Aboriginal Dot paintings.

The following pictures show language work and several students doing chores.

First years were introduced to NOUNS this week. They labeled dozens of people, places, and things in our classroom and around the school!

Parsing sentence strips with our Montessori Grammar Symbols.

Days of the Week card work.

Months of the Year work cards.

This is a great example of how the students help each other out.

Washing dishes is one of the more challenging chores!

Care of plants. An important chore!

Romeo shed this past week. This is a portion of his tail!

Romeo’s shed is amazing! Several kids took a piece home.

We put a tube in Romeo’s enclosure. He goes through it a lot!

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