Mary and Ana’s Newsletter Sept. 22, 2017 Dragonfly – Georgia Heard It skims the ponds surface, searching for gnats, mosquitoes, and flies. Outspread wings blur with speed. It touches down And stops to sun itself on the dock. Wings flicker and still: Stained glass windows With sun shining through. Schema in the words of our … More September 22nd Newsletter
Mary and Ana’s Newsletter Sept. 15, 2017 Fuzzy, wuzzy caterpillar on a leaf you creep, spin yourself a blanket, and then go fast asleep, fuzzy wuzzy caterpillar wakes up by and by, now you have two pretty wings, you’re a butterfly. We engrossed ourselves in the fascinating world of dragonflies and stick bugs this week … More September 15th Newsletter
Mary and Ana’s Newsletter Sept. 8, 2017 No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden. Thomas Jefferson When you watch two first grade boys temporarily turned into a chicken, and a clucking, flapping pretend wings, and hopping around, and listening to … More September 8th Newsletter
Mary and Ana’s Newsletter Sept. 1, 2017 No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden. Thomas Jefferson After finishing our read aloud “The Dragon and the Unicorn” this week, we pondered what the message(s) of this book might be. The ideas … More September 1st Newsletter
Mary and Ana’s Newsletter Aug. 24, 2017 “It looks like a golden moon!” – children upon seeing the solar eclipse. “Look at the raspberries, can we eat some?” – children in an excursion to the school garden. Our week has been full of learning together. We began the week by studying the solar eclipse, watching educational videos … More August 24th Newsletter
Mary and Ana’s class enjoying this monumental event.
Mary and Ana’s Newsletter Welcome and welcome back! “If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.” ~ Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden We are hoping that this new school year will provide a multitude of opportunities for our students that lead them to exciting discoveries and … More August 18th Newsletter