Saturday November 19th, 2016- Pictures This Week

We are beginning with the end in mind, as students and staff worked towards goals this week.
Students in third grade have been increasing their fluency with addition and subtraction, as well as spreading kindness as they assisted peers.
Thin Win-Win!

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Kindergarten students practiced their singing parts for the upcoming all school Winter Concert.


Choir students practiced for the Winter Concert as they sang at several care centers.
Second grade students have been practicing leadership skills as they lead their classrooms to activities like specials during the day.
Students have been learning about inquiry and researching during their weekly STEM class, as they are preparing for the Spring Science/Invention Fair.
Kindergarten students tested the strength of arches and discussed bridges, with eggs. Second grade students learned about fossils. Fourth grade students researched the question about whether playdough was a good conductor for electricity.


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Fourth grade students have been learning about Idaho History, as they prepare for their Spring Boise field trip.

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Here is a young man in third grade assisting a peer with math skills.
Being proactive!

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Students in third grade practiced speaking and listening skills as they shared their research presentations.

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Leaders sharpen the saw!

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Winter arrived this week!
We had a very kind grandma donate several hats and scarves that she had knitted. We also had kind people in the community donate gloves to our students.
A big thank you!

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Students in Kindergarten have been building a caring community in their classroom.
They used synergy as they made a plan, beginning with the end in mind, to create a teepee with only one piece of paper and one long piece of tape.
Seeking first to understand, then to be understood!

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We ended the week with Thanksgiving Lunch, and wearing college shirts and sweatshirts.
Thank you to all the families that came to eat lunch!

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