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Middle School Program News

  • Introduction to American Slavery To begin our first unit of the year, we are reading The Underground Abductor by Nathan Hale. This book is a graphic novel that tells the true story of Harriet ...
    Posted Sep 15, 2017, 2:50 AM by Jason Brunken
  • Welcome (back) to the Middle School Program It's been a long four months, but the Middle School Program is back in session. I know I am excited to get things started. For anyone just joining the ...
    Posted Sep 3, 2017, 7:28 AM by Jason Brunken
  • Until Next Year... I can't believe the school year is done already. Those 32 classes just flew by. We had a good time this year, and I hope everyone learned a lot ...
    Posted Jun 20, 2017, 2:16 AM by Jason Brunken
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Grade 2 News

  • This Week: Henry and Mudge Under the Yellow Moon This week we pay homage to the arrival of fall by reading another great Henry and Mudge book called Under the Yellow Moon. This story is about how Henry and ...
    Posted Sep 17, 2017, 6:06 PM by Jason Brunken
  • This Week: My Family Hello! This week the Grade 2 classes will be reading My Family by George Ancona. George Ancona is an acclaimed photographer who has made and contributed to many children's ...
    Posted Sep 9, 2017, 7:48 AM by Jason Brunken
  • This Week: Henry and Mudge This week, the Grade 2 class will be finishing our postcards to our pen pals and reading and doing lessons related to the first chapter of Cynthia Rylant's first ...
    Posted Sep 3, 2017, 7:16 AM by Jason Brunken
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