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Care Of Our Environment

For a while now, Primary students have been asking about the buckets that are kept in the classroom’s outdoor shed; most of them were gone. Today, everything that had been missing was brought out and placed in the middle of … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Our Teeth

As part of our study of the human body, we are grateful to have hosted a visit from dentist, Derek Ross and dental hygienist, Jaimie Ross. They told us about the proper ways to brush our teeth and how to … Continue reading

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Respiration and Circulation

The Primary students have started a long unit on learning how the human body works. This past week included the study of respiration and circulation. After having studied nutrition and digestion in the previous unit, we knew that the body … Continue reading

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Primary visits their Upper Elementary Partners for Astronomy

Upper Elementary has been studying Astronomy. They shared some of their favorite work with their Primary partners. Students demonstrated day and night with the Tellurium sun and earth model, showed them simulated solar systems, stars, and galaxies using Universe Sandbox, … Continue reading

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France

Primary’s continent studies moved to Europe! We have been talking about France—the land of croissants, baguettes, famous art and artists, the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, and the Tour de France. France has so many visually exciting aspects that the children … Continue reading

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Rejoicing in Fall

Primary has been celebrating fall. We have noticed many of us are bringing a sweater or light jacket to school because the temperatures are getting colder. We have observed changes around us; leaves changing color, birds flying south, squirrels and … Continue reading

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The Three States of Matter

Solid, liquid, or gas? Primary students have been studying states of matter. First, we figured out that everything you see, feel, taste, or smell is matter. All matter is made up of atoms. That means we are made up of … Continue reading

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Ants and Bees

The Primary unit has been studying bees and ants. We began by learning how important each of these insects are to our environment. Ants help keep soil healthy and bees both pollinate flowers and make delicious honey. We learned that … Continue reading

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The ​United States and Indigenous Peoples

Last week we began our exploration of the continents. This journey will take us well into Spring as we discuss each continent and several countries within it. We began our discussion by talking about the seven continents, and identifying the … Continue reading

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The Structure of the Earth

Last week in Primary, we started a study of the Earth. It’s hard to imagine we live on an enormous planet, and even harder to imagine what we can see is such a tiny part of it We began by … Continue reading

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