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Author Archives: Betsy Drinan
Thank you to everyone who came out to support our Winter Performance in December. Despite the snowy weather on that night you still made a way to come out to show your support for the scholars. For your continued support I am very grateful. We are currently in the middle of the second marking term. What … Continue reading
Sixth grade science is having a good time studying weather with all the recent snowstorms. Topics of water vapor and dew point have been tackled of late as we try to understand condensation, evaporation and the ever-present precipitation that has been occurring on a weekly basis in the form of . . ., well let’s not … Continue reading
From Daeshawn McLaughlin, a student in Mr. Weinstein’s math class: In math class we do a lot of decimals. We add them, subract them, multiply them and we also divide them. For example: .25 X .45 = 1/50 – 1.40 = 1.25 X .7 = 7.38/.3 = After vacation we will start another unit … Continue reading
Grade 6 scholars completed their historical fiction genre study last month. The unit culminated in the publishing of their original historical fiction picture books. In the month of February we shifted our focus to poetry. We will analyze the poetry of Robert Frost, William Shakespeare, and Amiri Baraka to name a few. Also, we will … Continue reading
Hopefully we have seen the last of the snow days. Though an occasional snow day is always a treat, this winter’s relentless snowfall has caused disruption in the flow of instruction. We hope we have seen the last of it and that spring is on its way. The last day of school is now scheduled … Continue reading