Trail Blazer News

September 12th-16th

Student of the Week: Niihviah!

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Interview Conducted by our Communication Crew!

Gabby: What is your favorite color?

Niihviah: Green and pink.


Gabby: What is your favorite animal?

Niihviah: Cheetah.


Gabby: What is your favorite thing to do?

Niihviah: Paint my nails.


Abby: What is your favorite book?

Niihviah: Serafina.


Abby: What is your favorite song?

Niihviah: Invisible Sister.


Abby: What is your favorite T.V. show?

Niihviah: Lilo and Stitch.


Kiley: Do you have any pets?

Niihviah: Yes.


Kiley: Do you like school?

Niihviah: Yes.


Kiley: Do you like mystery readers?

Niihviah: Yes.

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Don't forget to bring your child on Monday for our Student-Led Conference! Please follow the link below if you have not signed up yet.
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Headphones Needed ASAP!

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Please send headphones!

We are still desperately in needs of head phones for each child! We would be grateful to receive more donations so that every student can have access to technology. Thank you to those that have already sent an extra pair.


Every child will need headphone for iReady testing! Your child will also use headphones during Daily 5 and math several times per week. Due to health concerns, it is best for children to have their own set of headphones. Please send in a set of headphones (not earbuds) at your earliest convenience. They will be able to enjoy our incredible technology as soon as they have headphones. :) We would greatly appreciate donations if you are able to send more than one set.

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What We Are Learning!

Reading: We are focusing on asking and answering questions while reading, and on identifying the setting of a story. Next week, we will read a fiction and nonfiction piece about the Appalachian Mountains.


Writing: Students are currently writing Personal Narratives using the writing process: brainstorming, drafting, editing, revising, conferring, and publishing.


Fundations: We are currently focusing on closed syllable words.


Math: We just completed our introduction to math tools and routines. Next week we will focus on addition and subtraction fluency within 20.


Science: We begin our weather unit.


Social Studies: We will begin our unit on maps.

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Important Dates


  • SEP 19 Mon: Teacher Workday (Student-led Conferences)


  • SEP 20 Tue 5:00 pm: Title I – Open House and Ice Cream Social


  • SEP 22 Thu 3:30 pm: Back to School Dance


  • SEP 29 Thu 5:30 pm: International Potluck @ Claxton Cafeteria


  • OCT 4 Tue TBT: Fun Run Pep Rally


  • OCT 4 Tue 14th 8:00 am: Fun Run
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Our Mystery Reader!

Thank you, Geoffrey, for being such an amazing Mystery Reader! We were so excited to have you read to us today!
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