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Emily Carr

Emily Carr Hi kids, We are going to be studying about Emily Carr this month.  I found this super-great video that highlights almost all of her paintings.  The music that … Continue reading

November 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Because of Winn-Dixie Party!!

Whoot whoot! It’s time for our Because of Winn-Dixie Party. Expect egg-salad sandwiches, dog pictures, dressing up and guitar playing.  Here’s a neat website for you to see all about … Continue reading

November 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Top Ten things that children REALLY want

I found this article by Erin Kurt and was moved to share.  It was a reminder to me about how I parent and how I teach.  What would happen if … Continue reading

October 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

Practice your Math Facts!

Hi kids! We’re at the point of the school year where we are moving from Place Value and Number Sense to Operations. That’s fancy teacher-talk for– PRACTICE YOUR MATH FACTS! … Continue reading

October 20, 2012 · 2 Comments


Welcome to a brand-new school year!  This is a place for you to see what’s happening at Alexander Elementary and in Division 1. -mrs. ve

September 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

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