Author Archives: Bluebird

28
May

Third Level Put-in-Bay Trip

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On May 25th, third level was able to enjoy a wonderful day at Put-in-Bay. The weather was beautiful, and we learned so much! Here are a few highlights from the trip and some facts that we learned: Perry’s Cave: We … Continue reading

18
May

You are Invited for a Picnic Lunch!

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Dear Lower Elementary Parents, It is so hard to believe that the end of the school year is quickly approaching. On Tuesday, May 31st, we would like to extend the opportunity for you to enjoy a picnic-style lunch on our … Continue reading

12
May

Right to Read Week and Grandparents’ & Special Friends’ Day

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RIGHT TO READ WEEK Right to Read Week was an exciting time for our students! Reading Shore is Fun was such a fun theme for the week, and the students really loved it! On Monday, April 18th, we went to … Continue reading

20
Apr

Highlights

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Nutrition and Health All levels have begun our study of the human body and nutrition.  The Montessori curriculum lends itself so well to integration.  Our nutrition lessons began with presentations of the food pyramid and making healthy choices.  What an … Continue reading

07
Mar

Geography in Bluebird

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Bluebird students have been working hard throughout the month of February studying North America and the United States. North America: During our study of North America, we learned about the clothing, shelters, climates, and languages of the different countries in … Continue reading

02
Mar

Nature’s Nursery

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We had a special visit from Nature’s Nursery yesterday! The students have been working a lot with different animals, biomes, and some adaptations that animals have. During the presentation yesterday, we learned a little more about adaptations, had the opportunity … Continue reading

15
Feb

January was Arctic

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Polar Geography As the class began a unit on North American Geography, we also dove into the polar biomes, or tundra.  The children were busy researching polar locations, plants, animals and people.  Through nomenclature cards, non-fiction books, biome maps, and … Continue reading

15
Feb

The Mystery of Read-Alouds

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Why Children Love to be Read to by Molly Bernhardt Mystery Readers are a great part of our weekly routine in Lower Elementary.  Parents, grandparents, or family friends are invited to share a favorite story with the class. The best … Continue reading

20
Jan

A class pet

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11
Jan

Ring in the New!

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Welcome back!  We hope you had an enjoyable winter break.  “January” comes from the Roman god, Janus.  Janus had two faces- one looking back at the past and one looking forward to the future.  What a great image! Looking back at … Continue reading

01
Dec

Pioneer Day 2015

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Bluebird students had the opportunity to experience a morning similar to what the pioneers may have experienced on a daily basis! We had a sing-along and cooking demonstration outside that all of the Lower Elementary classes were able to experience together. … Continue reading

13
Nov

Bluebird Happenings

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We have had a lot of excitement happening in the Bluebird room in the last few weeks! Fall is such an exciting and busy time. We have had birthday celebrations (including West Side’s very own), Fall celebrations and activities, opening … Continue reading

29
Sep

Social Development in the LE Classrooms

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Social Development for Ages 6-9 As you peer through the window of the Lower Elementary rooms, you notice your child (or someone else’s) wandering from friend to friend visiting. You then focus on a group of students chatting while they sit around … Continue reading

15
Sep

Welcome to the 2015-2016 Bluebird Students

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September 15, 2015 Welcome back to school!  We are thrilled to welcome Morgan Avina, our new Bluebird teacher and all of the new students!  We have been busy getting to know one another and building community.  Please see the photo … Continue reading


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