Hello families! As I write this, I am racing a thunderstorm, hoping that I can finish before we lose power. Please forgive any extra typos and mistakes. Watery Fun Thank you for sending in suits and towels so that we could stay cool this week. Between the sprinkler, watering our plants, and watering each other, everyone managed to get truly drenched each of our really hot days. Our Theme: Senses This week we read My Five Senses to talk explicitly about the ways that we use ea
It's Thursday morning, and it's homeschool day. One student asked me on Wednesday, "Is tomorrow Thursday?" "Yes," I responded. "Oh good, I love homeschool day" "Why?" "Because there's just so much going on!" The day starts and children filter in. They are greeted by their classmates and teachers. Important observations are shared. "I saw two turkey cross the road on the way to school." "My grandma is coming tomorrow." "Look at this rock we cut open at home." This is one of my
I love that your children (and our school's philosophy) make me go out in the rain. All this last week, it drizzled, misted, and poured. Had I been at home, I might have curled up with a book and cup of tea, but we went out for recess and our adventure walks. We got wet. We also saw frogs and salamanders, played with water, and watched leaves unfurl all around us. The world feels different in the rain, and I'm glad that I get out in it. Group Play During Recess The combinatio
Parent Weekly Emails
Each week, Country Classroom Head Teacher Tracy writes an email to our parents. Many of those emails we publish here.