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Middle School Program News

  • Welcome to the 2019-2020 School Year! Hi! This website is your home for the Happy Kids Program for Upper Level Students. If you are a new parent to this class, know that you can stop in ...
    Posted Aug 29, 2019, 7:41 PM by Jason Brunken
  • Getting Started on the Crusades with Blood Red Horse We are into a new unit in the PULS. This unit, featuring K. M. Grant's excellent novel Blood Red Horse will center around the historical event known as the ...
    Posted Jan 8, 2019, 4:33 AM by Jason Brunken
  • A Pail of Oysters and A Big Project on Transitional Justice A major topic going forward in class this year is transitional justice. Transitional justice are the actions countries take to address large-scale human and civil rights abuses in order ...
    Posted Oct 28, 2018, 2:46 AM by Jason Brunken
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Grade 2 News

  • This Week: Luke Goes to Bat This week, the Grade 2 classes will be reading Luke Goes to Bat. This story is a realistic fiction story set in the US in the 1950s as baseball was ...
    Posted Jan 29, 2021, 4:58 PM by Jason Brunken
  • This Week: Mr. Tanen's Tie Trouble We are reading a very interesting and funny story this week called Mr. Tanen's Tie Trouble. It is a book about a principal who loves ties but loves his ...
    Posted Jan 25, 2021, 5:09 AM by Jason Brunken
  • Extension Week: Writing a True Story This week students in Grade 2 will be writing their first stories of the year. We have been focusing this month on how to write a multi-paragraph narrative using ...
    Posted Jan 18, 2021, 5:18 PM by Jason Brunken
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