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Middle School Program News

  • 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
  • Historical Perspective When learning about conflict in history, perspective is very important. People are complicated, and in history, people rarely fit nicely in to Good Guy and Bad Guy roles. Real life ...
    Posted Oct 21, 2018, 7:22 AM by Jason Brunken
  • Unit 1: South Africa and Apartheid Welcome to a new year in the Program for Upper Level Students at Happy Kids. Each year I try to plan unique, interesting, and challenging students of this class. This ...
    Posted Sep 17, 2018, 6:20 AM by Jason Brunken
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Grade 2 News

  • Extension Week: Persuasive paper This week in Grade 2 students will begin learning how to write and writing a persuasive paper. The persuasive writing model is used to answer opinion questions when you are ...
    Posted Dec 16, 2018, 5:32 AM by Jason Brunken
  • This Week: Helen Keller This week in Grade 2 we are reading the very interesting nonfiction piece called Helen Keller. The story of Helen Keller is incredible and very inspirational for many people. Helen ...
    Posted Dec 13, 2018, 12:53 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 2, 2018, 5:19 AM by Jason Brunken
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