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Activist Art

In preparation for their High Museum field trip, our 5th graders engaged with a variety of activist artwork created to fight for social justice.

February 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Mock Election 2016

And the winner is….

November 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Thanks, Ben Hatke!

A huge thanks to Ben Hatke for taking the time to visit our school, and thanks to Hannah DeCamp and Avid Bookshop for connecting us with such an inspiring author and illustrator!

October 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

Poetry!

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

Can-a-Thon – Five More Days!

Every year, our school collects canned goods and other non-perishable items to benefit the Athens Area Emergency Food Bank, a local non-profit organization that provides food to more than 5,000 people each year. AAEFB and the Can-a-Thon are currently in their 35th year of helping our community!

November 16, 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

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

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