Author Archives: Cardinal

13
May

Third Level Field Trip Announcement

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May 13, 2016 Dear Third Level Parents, Our trip to South Bass Island is quickly approaching. We will be leaving school on Wednesday, May 25.  and traveling by bus to the ferry.  We are looking forward to a fabulous third grade … Continue reading

13
May

Places For Our Pets

Posted by Cardinal

We’ve had a great school year, but it’s coming to a close, and that means that Gilligan, Winter, Swimmy, and Hammy Jr. need a home for the summer. If you’re interested in taking care of Gilligan, Winter, Swimmy, or Hammy … Continue reading

06
Apr

Exploring North America and South America

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We began our study of the continents understanding the relationship to the larger world and to the universe especially. As we studied and researched about North America. Level 1, 2, and 3 explored and worked on a specific country they … Continue reading

06
Apr

Valentine Theater Field Trip

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Charlotte’s Web Lower Elementary is going to see Charlotte’s Web on April 18th. We are attending a 12:15 performance. We will have lunch before we go. We can’t wait to see it and share with you!

06
Apr

Wacky Hair Day

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Lower Elementary is having Wacky Hair Day!! Friday, April 8th. Spirit Committee has invited the children to come with a silly, fun hair style. Can’t wait to see everyone.

16
Mar

Nutrition Research

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All levels are reading and researching food groups, nutrition labels, My Plate, and dental health. Level 1 is making a dental book. Level 2 is making a health book and level 3 is making a story book for young children … Continue reading

09
Mar

Mathematical Mind

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The children love to do math and have been very busy in the Cardinal Room. It is common for me to say to the children, “Would you like to use your mathematical mind?” They love this expression and it helps … Continue reading

24
Feb

Mystery Readers

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We love our mystery readers! Come in and surprise us with a good book!

03
Feb

Valentine’s Exchange on Feb. 12

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  A Wonderful Opportunity to Practice Handwriting  We will be celebrating Valentine’s Day on Friday, Feb. 12. We will celebrate by exchanging Valentine cards with classmates. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to practice using their neatest handwriting, so … Continue reading

09
Dec

Cardinal Community Celebrations

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09
Dec

Botany Level 1

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Level 1 became botanist in our classroom. We learned about the cycle of a seed.

09
Dec

Botany Level 2

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  Level 2 loved learning about plants and how we use and need plants. They nourish us with fruits and vegetables. We learned about the importance of leaves and how delicious they are when we implement them daily in salads … Continue reading

09
Dec

Botany Level 3

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We began Botany with a look at the life cycle of plants. Each level explored how plants evolved from seed to plant and studied the life cycle of certain seeds. We learned about the parts of a seed as we … Continue reading

02
Sep

A New Cardinal Year

Posted by Cardinal

We are immersing ourselves in the Cardinal classroom and how respectable and responsible our children are growing together. We get to experience their honest, loving, and generous exchanges with each other, thus creating a peaceful environment. We begin each morning with … Continue reading


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