Peek at the Week

May 9-13, 2016

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The students did a great job on their Character Book Projects!

This week...

Monday, May 9
Art with Holly

Taiko Drumming with Chiaki O'Brien - wear gym shoes

Do: 15 minutes of reading


Tuesday, May 10

Music with Janet

Taiko Drumming with Chiaki O'Brien - wear gym shoes

Do: 15 minutes of reading

Sharing: Erin & Fatemeh


Wednesday, May 11 - Happy birthday, Riley!

Gym with Anne - Wear gym shoes

Taiko Drumming with Chiaki O'Brien - wear gym shoes

Do: 15 minutes of reading

Bring: Library Books - OUR LAST DAY TO CHECK OUT BOOKS!

Sharing: Jack & Jamison


Thursday, May 12 - Happy birthday, Audry!

Art with Holly

Taiko Drumming with Chiaki O'Brien - wear gym shoes

11:00-11:15 Informal Taiko performance for Room 101 families in cafeteria

Do: 15 minutes of reading

Sharing: Josh & J'Saiah


Friday, May 13

Music with Janet

Cavani Quartet performs for students

Sharing: Lane & Owen

Hillcrest Spirit Day...BEACH DAY!

Please Return...

Please return any Reading Buddies, STAR folders, books from our classroom and Math Reference books which are hardcover books that were loaned out the fall conferences asap. Thank you!

Room 101 Perform Taiko for Parents!

On Thursday, May 12 our class will have their final experience with Chiaki O'Brien. If you would like to come for a short, informal peek at what they've been working on, you're welcome to come to the cafeteria 11:00-11:15. Chairs will not be set up but the lunch tables will probably be set up for you to sit upon. (If they are not yet up, please plan on standing in the cafeteria).

Olympic Day - May 27

Many volunteers are needed to run stations! Click here to sign up!


Olympic Day is a chance for all of the boulés to rotate through stations. It is also the first time the kindergarteners will join their future boulé! It is a great community building day - we hope you are able to sign up!

Harvested Words

Last week we harvested words from the following songs:

"Ob-la-Di" (The Beatles)

"Can You Picture That" (Muppets)

"Moving Right Along" (Muppets)

"Brave" (Sarah Bareilles)

Artful Learning concept: CHANGE

We have been learning about Gyotaku or a traditional fish prints. Check back next week to find out more about our fish prints!

Upcoming Events:

May 18 - ALL library books due

May 21 - Fatemeh's birthday

May 25 11:30-3:00 Field Trip to Richardson Nature Center

  • all students bring home lunch except Erin, Antonio, Sophie, Josh & Calen
  • Nature Center Chaperones: Kelsey M, Nancy D, Lisa K, Natalie R, Lisa C, Nick S.

May 27 Olympic Day

June 3 9:30-2:00 Field trip to MN Zoo

  • all students bring home lunch except Erin, Antonio, Sophie, Josh & Calen
  • Zoo Chaperones: Jennifer C, Todd F, Julie B, Lori M, Paige P, Nancy D.


Summer Birthdays - you're welcome to bring in a birthday treat anytime in May!

June 29 - Samantha

July 10 - Owen

July 24 - Easton

August 2 - Josh

August 10 - Peyton

August 11 - Jack

August 13 - J'Saiah

August 19 - Sophie