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Students as Teachers

This week, as I walked into numerous classrooms, there was a quiet "buzz" within the rooms. Students were spread around the room, working in pairs and working in groups. As I moved from partnership to partnership, the conversations were astonishing. Students in one classroom were working together to write a response comparing and contrasting two articles. They kept looking at their rubic, as they were underlining and highlighting pieces within the article."Well, I think we have the part ab [...]

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Food Drive Thank You!

Thank you for your help in the Student Leadership Council Food Drive!  As a school, we raised $379.52 and brought in 930 cans!  In the K-3 category, 3rd grade collected the most cans and money!  In the 4th-6th grade category, 4th grade brought in the most cans and 6th grade brought in the most money.  The Northeast Iowa Food Bank will appreciate all of the donations!

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PALS Family Movie Night on December 9th!

Please join us for PALS Family Movie Night on Friday, December 9th beginning at 6 PM. We will enjoy The Secret Life Of Pets in our cafeteria. We encourage families to bring blankets and sleeping bags to enjoy the movie together. We will soon announce some additional fun for the evening! See you there!

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5th Grade Reading Workshop

Mrs. Spore’s 5th Grade students take a post-assessment of their first reading workshop session. They read the great book Home of the Brave to partner the first reading workshop session, learned how to write and THINK about their reading in a better way this unit.-by Shawn, 5th grade

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