Category: Activities

The 100th Day of School

Groundhog Day, St. Patrick’s Day, wiggly teeth … Whether it’s a stat holiday or not, we find a way to celebrate everything, here in grade one.  So when the 100th day of school rolled around earlier this week, we certainly …

The “Other” Kids

Lucky for me, my duties as Acting VP include a teaching load of 40%.  This is comprised of teaching one period a week of the following:  grade one, kindergarten (5 classes, all at the same time, no joke) and a …

Green Thumbs

That long weekend was really something.  Hopefully everyone feels rested and rejuvenated for the last home stretch. Although we’ve had a lovely taste of the sunshine over here on the west coast, our holiday was punctuated with – yet again …

The Cultural Poster Project

Ack! I almost totally forgot to do a post on these AMAZING poster projects. It all started several weeks ago when we were casually all huddled around the globe, pointing out continents and countries, where we’ve been, where we dream …

Hip Hop

Our kids continue to get Hip Hop dance lessons over the week which will culminate with a performance on Friday. With three lessons under our belt already, I have learned two very important things: 1.  These kids are fearless and …

“That Was the Best Day Ever”

To which my response was… Really? Yesterday was the 100th day of school and quite frankly, between Hip Hop dance lessons (yes, Hip Hop – more on that later) and our cultural poster projects (so fun – more on that later, …