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Kaleidoscope School of Arts and Science

Posted: Wednesday, October 06, 2004

Active listening is the lifelong guideline for the week.

Mrs. Knudsen's and Ms. Lafferty's first-graders are writing poems and stories in their journals, focusing on numbers up to 25 in math and counting and measuring every day. Their harvest performance in music is at 2:15 p.m. Oct. 14.

Mrs. Shelden's and Mrs. Stroh's students are making brochures and learning cursive writhing, the second-graders are writing and solving story problems using the calculator and the third-graders are using estimation, rounding up, calculator math and finding number patterns. On Tuesday they will take a field trip to Seward to collect salmon eggs and visit the SeaLife Center. The class play is at 2:15 p.m. Oct. 15 in the library.

Sue Snyder will present Total Literacy training Oct. 16 through 22. A parent workshop will begin at 4 p.m. Oct. 19. The cost is $10.

There is no school Oct. 22 for an in-service day.

The book fair will be the week of Oct. 25.

Parent-teacher conferences will be held Oct. 28 and 29. There will be no school on those days.

Award-winning author Joanne Ryder is visiting the school. She is offering workshops and presentations throughout the week. Her books offer a blend of poetry and science with illustrations.

The staff would like to thank Greg Zorbas and Jeff Schloeman for putting together the risers in the classrooms.

The science lab has been busy with young scientists experimenting with carbon dioxide, dissecting worms, measuring volume and studying the millipede.

Classes are collecting 2-liter plastic bottles, film canisters and soup cans.



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