Inspired by one of his favorite authors, Tomie dePaola, Mr. Horell recently encouraged his 2-4 Team students to “write with your senses.”
Mr. Horell asked students to think about their favorite food, and then list five sensory words to describe it. The next step: using the five sensory word, write a short poem about that food.
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A sense of community helps all individuals thrive.
Community is not just about identifying with a group of people, it’s a feeling — it’s feeling connected to others, feeling accepted for who you are, and feeling supported.
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Ms. Foster’s 2-4 Team math students have been learning how to subtract using Touch Math and “I Do, We Do, You Do” — an evidence-based teaching model.
In a typical math class, Ms. Foster begins by modeling the lesson for the day – in this case, subtracting by the number “6.” While the students watch and listen, Ms. Foster says the top number out loud and then, by touching the dots on the “6,” counts backwards to get the answer.
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Animals enrich the lives of kids and adults in a variety of ways. But while most people’s experiences are with dogs or cats, some Linden Grove School students are benefitting from regular, close interactions with visitors from the Cincinnati Zoo including Crystal the ball python and Marvin a blue-tongued skink (a type of lizard.)
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Ms. Wagner’s K-2 students recently created models to demonstrate their knowledge of landforms and bodies of water. LGS staff members were then asked to visit Ms. Wagner’s room to view the models and ask students related questions.
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2-4 Team students recently learned what to expect during a routine dental appointment thanks to the incredible staff of Montgomery Pediatric Dentistry.
Students were able to recline in exam chairs, handle dentist tools, experience the x-ray machine, and more. Thy also took home samples and supplies to help them learn healthy oral care habits.
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“I have a dream.”
More than 50 years later, this statement continues to inspire even those not old enough to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s historic speech.
Mrs. Naveh’s 4-6 Team social studies students have been exploring the life and the message of Dr. King, and considering their own “dream” for their world.
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Ms. Moore’s 6-8 Team students are exploring the monsters, gods, and heroes of Greek mythology, and their tales of adventure, love and treachery.
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Every Friday during the month of December, 6-8 Team Applied
Skills students will circulate a “Sunshine Cart” among the classrooms and
offices of Linden Grove School and St. Saviour Parish in appreciation of staff
efforts benefitting those they serve. This past Friday, the Sunshine Cart
offered hot cocoa, Reindeer Chow, and candy canes.
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Mrs. VanBergen’s K-2 students have been practicing yoga to help
ease them into the school day and get them focused for learning!
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