Monday, December 21, 2015

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Craft Supplies Needed

Red, green, blue, and other colorful yarn 

White coffee filters--especially large ones

Ribbon in every color

Toilet paper rolls

needed for Mountaineer craft projects!  Please bring some in if you have some to donate! Even tomorrow!  Thank you!!!

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Publishing Party!

Ms. Downing and Mr. Guilmette’s classes are having a narrative publishing party Friday afternoon!
Wood-burning fireplace
We will be “camping out” with flashlights by a campfire (on the Smart Boards) and sharing our narratives in small groups.

Please bring in flashlights, and your child volunteered to bring in __________________________for smores!

Thank you!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Winter Tales Winners!!!!!!

I'd like to congratulate the following students on their writing being chosen for Winter Tales 2015 to be performed by the Vermont Stage Company at FlynnSpace in Burlington!
  • "Pulling, Pulling, Pulling," by Eden Howort, will be performed on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 2 p.m.
  • "On the Tractor During an Early Snowstorm," by Olivia Brunelle on Saturday Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m.
  • "The Icy Climb" by Anna Pringle-Corcoran on Sunday Dec. 13 at 2 p.m.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Nonfiction Fans

Kids "stop and jot" main ideas on post-it notes in their nonfiction reading!

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Good Ol' Board Games

While fifth grade was away on a field trip today, I found time to teach the kids how to play Othello and Mancala!  A couple of students were reluctant and requested computer games instead, but I held firm... and they loved it!