This year has been incredible!  I am so thankful that I had these amazing kids as my first group of fourth graders.  They have all changed and grown so much this year and I am SO PROUD of each of them! Here is a end of the year slideshow that I put together (with the … [Read more…]

News for the last full week of school!

Happy Monday! Here is what we will be learning this week: Math: We will be doing some review activities to be sure that everyone has mastered a some of the more difficult math skills. Science:  The kids a wrapping up Power Point presentations on animal adaptations.  They will be presenting by the end of the … [Read more…]

Fun Friday!!

These cute kiddos (missing Liam) earned a Cougar award for Cooperation!  I am so proud of them!  They got to go and have a tasty breakfast this morning! A hug THANK YOU to the Hutchins family for bidding for an extra recess and popsicle party during our Spring Foundation Family event!  What a fun way … [Read more…]


The kids LOVED getting to meet the new chicks in the STEM lab yesterday.  They also helped the new kindergartners when they toured the STEM lab.  I love these kids!! To watch our Chick Cam live each day or evening please visit Ms. Marchelle’s blog at and look for the post with the latest … [Read more…]

Weekly News for April 30th

Happy Monday!  Here is what we will be learning this week: Math:  We will be finishing up our Geo City projects by Wednesday and then move into creating a zoo to assess a variety of geometry standards.  We will also be doing some review of measuring area and perimeter.  We will use to continue … [Read more…]

Relay for Life WINNERS!!

I am SO PROUD of these kids!  Not only did we win the Relay for Life Sticker contest, but we raised $345 for cancer research by supporting The American Cancer Society!  I am a member of the Relay for Life team here at our school because this cause is very near and dear to my … [Read more…]

Field Day Help NEEDED!!

Field Day – we still need volunteers!! Third, fourth and 5th grade field day is Wednesday, May 16th. We need many many more volunteers! Hours are approximately 8:00 – 12:00. Volunteers are needed to staff games and make sure the students have an awesome day. These fun-filled days take many volunteers! If you can help, … [Read more…]

Weekly News for April 23rd

I apologize that this is getting to you a little later on Monday than usual.  I had some blog trouble earlier today (I thought that I published this, but saved it as a draft).  OOPS! Here is what we will ne learning this week: Math: We are going to continue to work on measurement and … [Read more…]

Wanted- BOOKS!

Hey there generous parents!  I am hoping to do one more novel study in our book clubs using the book, The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg.  It is available on Amazon.  I have purchased a few, but I would love to have 10 copies so that the kids have enough to work with … [Read more…]

Weekly News for April 16th

Happy Monday!  Here is what we will be learning this week: Please remember that we will take the math sections of the Milestone test on Monday and Tuesday.  Be sure to get enough sleep, have a breakfast with protein, and be on time! We will also be on our testing schedule Monday and Tuesday.  We … [Read more…]