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Kalifornsky Beach Elementary

Posted: Wednesday, February 25, 2004

Mrs. McBee's kindergarten class has been learning how things move. Next, the students are beginning to explore how people help each other. They will look at themselves, their homes and their cultures. They also will study how objects that people made and used throughout history are a reflection of their cultures.

First-graders finished writing about and illustrating the different kinds of transportation. In math, the students learned new math facts called doubles plus one facts. Friday's centers were about transportation and Presidents Day. This week, students will be editing their transportation posters. They also will write about their at-home project. These will be made into a class book.

The sixth-graders will go snowshoeing at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.

The third-grade classes soon will start a unit on the Iditarod, which will include portions of Alaska history and geography, map skills and the past and present races.

Mrs. George will begin a unit on biographies next week.

Mr. Faris is finishing a book report project.

The staff thanks Teri Ellington for keeping the school calendar in the entry up-to-date and cheerful.

The school newspaper, The Caribou Gazette, will hold a flea market-garage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 3. Booth space is $10 per table. All proceeds will go to the paper to help with printing costs and field trips. For more information or to reserve a table, call Nan Misner at 262-6813.



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