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To celebrate National Poetry Month in April and prepare for our annual Poetry Picnic, we’ve been writing a LOT of poems in the library! Visit this post for a link to our digital showcase.

May 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Giving Thanks

I love this activity not only because it shows how gratitude is expressed in the Iroquois culture, but also because it emphasizes that we can all be grateful for so many things–not just on Thanksgiving, but every day.

November 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Happy Halloween!

We had some spooky fun in the library this week! Pre-K, kindergarten, and 1st grade read Inside a House That Is Haunted by Alyssa Capucilli, The Spooky Wheels on the … Continue reading

October 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Did you do anything fun to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s 109th birthday?

Our Tree Frogs sure did!

Wacky socks, silly hats, cozy pajamas, guest readers, star stickers, and digital storytelling were just some of the ways we enjoyed Read Across America Day!

March 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

A celebration of love: PreK & Kindergarten create digital valentines!

Want to create your own heart-shaped writing for Valentine’s Day? Read this post to learn how our PreK and kindergarten students made these beautiful whole-class valentines to share about the people they love.

February 8, 2013 · 3 Comments

100 Things We LOVE to Learn About!

A Google Presentation written and illustrated by our PreK & Kindergarten Tree Frogs for the 100th day of school!

January 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving!

At this very moment, kids and teachers in Clarke County are in the midst of enjoying a full week of Thanksgiving vacation. Actually, Mr. Brooks’ class of 3rd graders was quick … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Happy Halloween!

All Hallow’s Eve is upon us, and the school is bubbling with excitement! Our students can’t wait to costume themselves as mummies, fairies, skeletons, princesses, superheroes, cartoon characters, and more–and … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · 1 Comment


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