Cara Zarnstoff, a sophomore majoring in elementary education at Martin Luther College, spent the past week in the upper-grade classroom as part of her field experience. She assisted the class with cross-country skiing, accompanied them on the piano during music class and taught various classes.
This week in Christlight the students are seeing how God blesses them by providing for their daily needs, giving them believing families and by giving them forgiveness of sins through Jesus. They are studying the story of Ruth.
The staff would like to congratulate Scott Habermann for memorizing all the books in the Bible and to Kenny Werth for passing all of his math facts in five-minute timings.
The lower grades have been busy, also. In Shurkey grammar the students are writing and sending letters to friends and relatives. They have learned proper letter form, how to address an envelope and how to write news and interesting letters.
The second- through fourth-graders have practiced their reading skills by reading Grimm's fairy tales to the class.
The fourth-graders are working on long division.
The third-graders are exploring all types of shapes in geometry.
In social studies the first- through third-graders are learning about the physical features and the history of Southeast Alaska.
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