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A few photo updates of what has been happening in Room 1. Wishing all of you a Happy Mother's Day. We think you'll enjoy your gift from us! Here's to a happy and healthy Spring, filled with sunshine!

Valentine's Day Mailboxes

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Walk-a-thon

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Character Studies

Our Visit with Charlie

After reading Chester and Gus, a wonderful book about the relationship between an autistic boy and his seizure therapy dog we were able to meet a real working therapy dog: Meet Charlie, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Boy was he sweet!

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MiSci Field Trip

What a great time we had at the museum. We participated in a junior-crime investigation dealing with DNA and finger print recognition, explored the hands-on stations throughout the museum, and we even got to spend time in the Planetarium.

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Feeling Happy for Spring

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What's New in the Curriculum

Geometry

Throughout the final module in math, students will be exploring the world of polygons. We will learn how to define a polygon based on it's attributes: Parallel lines, right angles, and so much more!

Research Time

Thank you everyone for sending money in for the beautiful hard-cover books we'll be using to publish our Fairy Tales. We can't wait to share these stories with you!


For the next few weeks, we'll continue to conduct research based on an "I wonder" question we have developed about our animals. Have you ever wondered why snakes don't have external ears? Do they have ears at all? Do you know why an African Elephant has much larger ears than an Asian Elephant? These are the types of questions our students are researching. After listening in on their conversations, it's easy to see that they are well prepared for the fourth grade!

Chicks Hatching Soon

Stay tuned! As part of our science unit on Life cycles, we are raising chicks. They will be hatching in about 7 days. We can't wait!

Conservation Day Field Trip to Moreau Lake

Thursday, May 17th, 10am

605 Old Saratoga Road

Gansevoort, NY

More information for chaperones to follow! :)

Gurney Lane Field Trip

Friday, June 8th, 10am

118 Gurney Lane

Queensbury, NY

More information to come! :)

Tanglewood Fun Day

Monday, June 11th, 9:30am

60 Tanglewood Drive

South Glens Falls, NY

Last Day of School

Thursday, June 21st, 12pm

60 Tanglewood Drive

South Glens Falls, NY

Half Day! Dismissal information coming soon!

Mrs. Barton

Third Grade Teacher