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Super Summer Readers!

We are so proud of our Chase Street Tree Frogs for their super summer reading!

September 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Magician’s Hat!

Yesterday morning, thanks to a partnership between Read with Malcolm and Books For Keeps, ALL 90 our first grade students received their very own copies of Malcolm Mitchell’s book The Magician’s Hat!

May 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Thank You!

A big thanks to everyone–students, families, volunteers, and Chase Street staff–who helped make our book fair a smashing success!

October 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

Book Fair: Top 10 Titles

People often ask me what the most popular books are at the book fair, so here’s a list of this week’s bestsellers!

October 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Book Fair is Here!

Thanks to all who helped set up! This was the biggest book fair we’ve ever put together! Teachers will preview the fair on Monday, and I’ll look forward to seeing all 485 students for class previews on Tuesday! (Whew!)

October 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Book Fair!

Why do we love book fair so much? Read today’s post to find out! We can’t wait for Tree Frogs and their families to visit our fall Scholastic book fair next week.

October 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

Night at the Library (Part II)

Seeing kids’ eyes light up as they scanned their brand new library cards for the first time was an experience I’ll never forget!

October 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Night at the Library for Library Card Sign-up Month

Did you know that September is Library Card Sign-up Month? Our school is will host a very special event at the Athens-Clarke County Public Library later this month to celebrate!

September 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

2nd grade odes to common things, inspired by Pablo Neruda

2nd grade students read the picture book biography Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People, then examined snippets of poems from his book Odes to Common Things, and finally wrote their own odes to common things using a variety of household objects.

April 22, 2013 · 2 Comments

Kicking off National Poetry Month with 1st grade’s acrostic poems

Last week, our 1st grade classes wrote their first poems of the season with the help of ReadWriteThink’s acrostic poem generator (and some organizational assistance from Padlet.com).

April 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

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