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Middle School Program News

  • So they were excited about the war? Teaching the American Civil War is certainly something I've missed teaching at Happy Kids. One thing I've missed about it, is the opportunity to help kids empathize with ...
    Posted Nov 5, 2017, 5:48 AM by Jason Brunken
  • Why Civil War? As we conclude our first unit this semester about American Slavery and the Underground Railroad, it is time to begin preparing to read and discuss the American Civil War. However ...
    Posted Oct 29, 2017, 3:36 AM by Jason Brunken
  • Profiling Harriet Tubman We are down to our last two classes for our Underground Abductor unit, a unit about Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad, and American slavery. As we finish our readings for ...
    Posted Oct 21, 2017, 1:46 AM by Jason Brunken
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Grade 2 News

  • This Week: Jellies This week in Grade 2 we will be doing the usual, practicing grammar, vocabulary, spelling, reading, and writing. Our story for this week in Journeys is JelliesJellies is a ...
    Posted Nov 12, 2017, 5:22 AM by Jason Brunken
  • This Week: Super Storms This week in Grade 2 we will be doing the usual, practicing grammar, vocabulary, spelling, reading, and writing. Our story for this week in Journeys is Super Storms. Super Storms ...
    Posted Nov 5, 2017, 4:08 AM by Jason Brunken
  • This Week: Animals Building Homes This week the grade 2 classes will be reading Animals Building Homes by Wendy Perkins. This is a nonfiction book about the different places that animals live. It is a ...
    Posted Oct 29, 2017, 3:19 AM by Jason Brunken
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