Happy Holidays!

A big thank you to the parents who came along on our salmon release field trip!  We didn’t get too drenched but we did get tired from our very, very long trek.  There will be a brief hiatus from Reed Science and we will begin with them again in February. It was also so nice … Continue reading

Authors and Actors

I hope you are able to make it to our “Authors and Actors” performance this Friday.  It will take place from 10-11 AM in our classroom.  Each student will have an opportunity to read from his/her story while other students act it out.  Our buddy class will also be coming to watch the performance.  It … Continue reading

Chilly December

I hope you and your family enjoyed your Thanksgiving Break.  We are hitting the ground running here in Room 22.  This week we will be wrapping up our unit on Oregon Geography.  We are doing review on key concepts and practicing labeling a map.  The test is on Friday and it will be done in … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Week

We got so much done in Room 22 last week! Students finished their wonderful geography brochures and they are hanging in the hall to the right of the classroom. Please come grab them off the hanger and read the fantastic new knowledge your children have learned! The post-test on multiplication strategies was on Friday and … Continue reading

Finally- a Five Day Week!

It was such a bizarre week last week. Between the 4-day weekend and then no-snow snow day Thursday, it was hard to get very much done! This week we are playing catching up in a few respects to make sure we are on track academically before Winter Break. Our Unit 2 math test has been … Continue reading


This week we are moving right along with our various projects in writing, literacy, and geography. Most students finished their research on their chosen region of Oregon last week and will be working on their rough drafts over the course of the next few days. In writing, students are finishing up their outlines. Don’t forget … Continue reading


It was so wonderful getting the time to speak with you all at Conferences. I loved having the opportunity to share student growth and discuss future goals. I spoke with many of you about our writing unit and the culminating performance we will be having in December. Please mark your calendars for Friday, December 12th. … Continue reading

4th & 5th Grade Singing Club

The Lewis Singing Club is looking for 4th and 5th grade students who love to sing. A great voice is not required, only the desire to sing. We start up on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 7:45 a.m. in Room 24. Hopefully that’s not too early for singing! My plan is to do some vocal warm ups, then sing our … Continue reading

Crater Lake

Run for the Arts was yesterday and it was a blast! It was great to see everyone getting active. A big thank you to all the parents and grandparents who came in to help with our topographical maps on Thursday. They look great so far and are in the process of drying in the classroom. … Continue reading


I hope you all enjoyed the sunny weather this weekend. In Room 22 we are getting in the flow of working hard. We wrapped up our first math unit on Friday and have been doing review in class this week. The post-test was today, and I am very excited about what I have seen so … Continue reading