Author Archives: Mrs. Schroeder

Fire Station Fun

October is Fire Safety Month. Last week we had a visit from our Fire Station 16 friends. The class loved learning about how to stay safe if there was a fire in their houses. They were able to climb out … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Jack

We have been celebrating all things PUMPKIN in class this week. In reading, students have been learning about the pumpkin life cycle through 2 amazing read alouds.¬†Pumpkin Circle is filled with beautiful photos of a growing pumpkin patch, from seed … Continue reading

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Schroeder’s Safari Starts!

August 10th was an amazing day…full of excitement, maybe a few nerves, and complete joy! August 10th was FIRST day of our FIRST grade adventures as the FIRST classes of Picolata Crossing Pumas came through our doors! We spent that … Continue reading

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Preparing for Pumas

Most think teachers spend the entire summer lying on a beach and taking vacation after vacation. While that is usually true, what you may not realize is that teachers also spend the summer preparing for the upcoming school year. This … Continue reading

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Blazing Trails in Science

Science is certainly fun in 3rd grade! Students spent the first few weeks of the school year learning all about what scientists do. We learned that scientists need to be excellent observers, have curious minds, and must be willing to … Continue reading

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March Madness!

March certainly came in like a lion…Well, more like a cheetah! Students had so much fun galloping around the track and helped earn our school a lot of money in the process. Our annual Mustang Gallop was a huge success. … Continue reading

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Blubber Blast

Students continue to be immersed in animal habitats…in particular, the Polar Regions. Students have begun researching polar animals and are learning about what helps animals survive in these harsh, frigid environments. One way animals survive the icy Arctic & Antarctic … Continue reading

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What a Bunch of Bird Brains!!!

Students are having a blast learning about the animal world. Yesterday, they each became a part of the Arctic food chain. They discovered how difficult it is for smaller animals to survive in the wild. Out of all the fish … Continue reading

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February Fun

Wow! What a day we have had!!! We began the day bringing history to life in our annual Living Museum. This day is always a memorable one for students, family and friends. I am in awe of the amazing job … Continue reading

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Exploring the Estuary

We are very fortunate to live where we are surrounded by both amazing history and nature! Yesterday our students had the opportunity to explore the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve, or Guana for short! They were able to … Continue reading

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