Desert Vista is excited to begin the 2017-2018 school year! I am looking forward to meeting my “school family” and begin building lasting memories. This year I am teaching second grade and moved into a new room to go along with the new grade level. Take a look!
What is your favorite part of the room?
A look at the room from the back.
A view outside at our school garden.
One of our learning places-Daisy’s Garden.
Some of our nonfiction books.
If you look closely, you can see Daisy in the corner by the barn.
Here is Duke’s Corral-another place to gather and learn.
Our collaboration tables are perfect for making friends and learning from each other.
A new year is about to begin and excitement is in the air! The teachers have been working hard all summer to make the new school year a special one for you! Our theme this year is all about super heroes!
Did you know that anyone can be a hero? You don’t have to have a cape and have special powers to be a super hero. If you help pick up something that a person dropped, you are a hero to them! Watch Kid President…
This year will be filled with moments that will allow you to be a super hero in someone’s life!
What are some things you can do to be a hero to someone special in your life?
What an exciting first week we had in third grade. Not only did we learn about what it takes to be a successful third grader, we also had the opportunity to spend some time with our family members at our first Family Follies Day on Friday. I hope that all students in my class enjoy third grade, make some great memories, and learn a ton!
Students in our class were bubbling over with joy over the Back to School Bash our first week in school! Why you ask? Well, we had a Bubble Party!
Experimenting with bubbles is a blast!
We spent some time with family and friends participating in bubble activities. We did bubble art, experimented with different types of bubble solution, blew bubbles and tried to catch them with a gloved hand, developed a hypothesis on which temperature of bubble solution would blow the best bubble, and tried blowing bubbles from bubble gum.
We are about a month into school and getting established as third grade students. Each one of us have things they would like to see and do as a student in third grade. Parents have these same wishes for their children. What are some things you would like to see and do in third grade? How do you hope to learn? If you are not in third grade, but a student in another grade, what do you hope your teacher will do to make learning exciting for you? Your thoughtful comments will help our class become an engaging environment.