November 2016 archive

Nov 29

Jingle Bell Run!

Colonial Trail Families,   Our annual Jingle Bell Run will be held on Friday, December 16th! I am looking for volunteers for this very fun event! I would like to have 2-3 volunteers per classroom. Your job would be to help supervise the class during their running time (outside) and supervise the class during their …

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Nov 24

Check out our Changes!

Thanks to your generosity, we brought in the most cans in second grade (267!)!  To celebrate, I got to wear a silly turkey hat at our Turkey Court assembly on Tuesday. This food drive helps ensure that no families in our area are hungry over the holiday. Please check out our new ‘Photos’ tab for …

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Nov 20

Weekly Updates

We’ve been working on nonfiction reading comprehension, and focusing on reading recipes. Today, students explored following directions (and making substitutions!) to make their own cookie turkey.   Next week, we will finish up habitats so that we can move on to adaptations after Thanksgiving. In math, we will be wrapping up place value so that …

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Nov 17

VA Living Museum

This is probably my favorite trip of the year, and I’m so glad we had a gorgeous day to explore the exhibits both inside and out! Here are a few pictures from our day, I’ll add more as I receive!    

Nov 14

Dad’s Night at Bowl America!

CTES PTA Dad’s Night Bowling Nov 2016   Calling all Cubs!!  The CTES PTA would like to invite our families to our first Dad’s Night at Bowl America in Short Pump this Friday, November 18th.  Come anytime from 5-8pm to bowl with your kids!  All family members are welcome to come and participate!!!  We have 15 …

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Nov 13

Mystery Reader Bonus!

A huge thanks to Mrs. Jayakumar, this week’s Mystery Reader! She is a nurse who works with Veterans and came prepared with information on Veteran’s Day to share and then invited students make cards for our Veterans!  

Nov 05

News and Announcements

Wow, it’s hard to believe the first quarter ends on Monday! Your children have worked very hard and you should all be proud of how they are developing this year. Homework will be posted shortly on our blog for the upcoming week (I’m currently having issues with the website). I am overall extremely pleased with …

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