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Weekly Letter 2.6.17
The other day I was making my way to the art room to ask Paola if I could borrow some colored pencils to use with some of my fourth grade buddies, a group of girls with whom I get to draw once a week. (Right now we have been studying the chickens.)
En route, I got distracted. I could hear fourth grade singing emanating from the auditorium and then there was this:
Fourth graders making lacrosse sticks (and a lot more).
I kept walking, trying not to trip over the third graders who were making African stools, having just read The Legend of the Golden Stool:
I walked by the Green Studio and heard lots of voices. Looking inside, I found second graders at work:
I finally got to the art room. It was hard to ask for the pencils as the fifth graders were kind of busy:
But I did interrupt, making it back to my office just in time to do chicken art with the girls:
All for now,
Quotes of the Week:
In Green Studio:
Skai Idlett, a fourth grader in Nneka’s class, was feeling powerful and strong right after cutting wood with a hand saw for the cradle board that she was making. She announced with pride, “That’s right, I have my father’s hands.”
In Green Recess in the Big Yard:
Glory Radway, a child in Jennifer G’s pre-k class was playing pretend and in her play, it was right before dinner in the middle of the forest (the big yard). She got up and called for a toast, "Let's make a toast, a toast to all of our past ancestors."
The Fourth Grade Musical is this Thursday, 2/9 at 6:00.
The Fourth Grade Eastern Woodlands Museum is on the afternoon of 2/13 and the morning of 2/14.
The Fifth Grade Maya Museum is on the afternoon of 2/15 and the morning of 2/16.
Check the website calendar for updates