Author Archives: Meghan Saxon

February 18 – 21

Thank you to Noah’s mom for being our Mystery Reader today!  We enjoyed “Read to Tiger” by S.J. Fore and the whistle and bubblegum treats that were used to distract the tiger in the book!  Thank you!   What LEARNING … Continue reading

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February 10 – 14

What a fun day!  Thank you to all families who sent in donations for our celebration today!  They were delicious AND beautiful!   LOVE all these sweet friendships our class has developed while learning and having fun together!  We’ve built a … Continue reading

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February 3 – 7

Thanks to Whitney lab for some fun hands-on learning! Professor Zinnia gave us an excellent science presentation with an erupting volcano!   Thank you to Zinnia’s dad for being our Mystery Reader today!  He just returned from San Francisco, Japan, and … Continue reading

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1/27 – 1/30

So much fun dressing up for Literacy Week! Happy birthday to our ZEALOUS Zeva!   What LEARNING and GROWING went on in room 217 this week: Academics ELA:  Class Novel:  How to Eat Fried Worms (A new class FAVE!); How Authors … Continue reading

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January 21 – 24

Fun with calculator games and riddles! Congratulations to these students for having perfect attendance during November and December! 16/17 students in spirit wear or red – 94%!  Let’s see if we can get 100% next time! What LEARNING and GROWING … Continue reading

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January 13 – 17

Happy Birthday, Phoebe!  We LOVED your chocolate and sprinkle covered strawberries to celebrate!  YUM! What LEARNING and GROWING went on in room 217 this week: Academics ELA:  Class Novel:  The Snowy Day from the Black Lagoon; Connections between scientific ideas; … Continue reading

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January 6 – 10

Welcome back and HAPPY NEW YEAR!  This week we discussed being INTENTIONAL while creating individual goals for 2020.  Intentions are displayed on mobiles above each student’s desk as a reminder for the next few weeks.  Ask your child what they … Continue reading

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December 16 – 20

And to ALL a GOOD NIGHT! We packed it in this week!  Between holidays around the world rotations, ornament making, birthday celebrations, 12 days of Christmas YOGA, Polar Express, and a holiday breakfast… I think we are FILLED with Christmas … Continue reading

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December 9 – 13

Class Picture Day! Love this crew! We missed you Zeva!  Happy Birthday Kalilah and Alsea!  We enjoyed celebrating you! Thank you to Alsea’s mom for being our MYSTERY READER this week!  She is a MARINE BIOLOGIST at Whitney Lab and … Continue reading

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December 2 – 6

5th grade STEM Fair! Students enjoyed listening to 5th graders explain the scientific process with their experiments. We have quite a few siblings in our class as well!   Thank you to Noah’s Mom for being our MYSTERY READER Thursday!  We … Continue reading

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