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Middle School Program News

  • Learning about the Civil War The American Civil War is not taught in Taiwan, nor should it be. There is a rich history of both Taiwan and China that needs to be studied and understood ...
    Posted Nov 21, 2017, 6:36 PM by Jason Brunken
  • 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
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Grade 2 News

  • This Week: Hellen Keller This week in Grade 2 we are reading the very interesting nonfiction piece called Hellen Keller. The story of Hellen Keller is incredible and very inspirational for many people. Hellen ...
    Posted Dec 11, 2017, 5:47 AM by Jason Brunken
  • This Week: Schools Around the World This week in Grade 2 we are reading the very interesting nonfiction piece called Schools Around the World. This is a book about how children all over world go to ...
    Posted Dec 1, 2017, 7:10 PM by Jason Brunken
  • This Week: Ugly Vegetables This week we are reading Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin. Ugly Vegetables is a fun little story about a family that lives in a neighborhood where everybody plants a garden ...
    Posted Nov 26, 2017, 6:34 AM by Jason Brunken
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