January 2014 archive

Jan 31

Massachusetts Stanley

Ja Dim’s Stanley had a blast visiting Halifax, Mass!!!  Click the link below to read all about his adventure.  🙂 Massachusetts Stanley

Jan 28

Boston Stanley

Mrs. Filas’ Class, It’s been a pleasure having Flat Stanley visit us here in Somerville- a city just outside of Boston, Massachusetts! Flat Stanley spent lots of quality time hanging out with our dog Dagny. She’s a boxer and nearly two years old. Boxers, despite their sad looking faces, are very playful dogs full of …

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Jan 28

Wonderful Worms!

Today we had master gardeners stop by our classroom to introduce us to a darling bunch of DECOMPOSERS!!!! We have adopted a fantastic family of earthworms, and we have promised to take good care of them over the next few months.  Click on the link below to check out our video and learn more about …

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Jan 26

Rodney and Stanley in Tennessee

Here’s a pic that we received from Areanna’s grandmother, Ms. Melissa.  Stanley is snuggling up with her cat Rodney to keep warm!  I bet he really enjoyed spending Christmas with Areanna’s grandmother and her sweet kitty!

Jan 25

Iron Dog Stanley

Dear Mrs. Filas’s Class, We received Adriel’s Flat Stanley safe and sound. Our Race does not begin until Feb. 16th. We have picked Pro Class Team 10 for your class to follow during our race. I will mail Flat Stanley back to your class room by the 31st of January as per your letter. So …

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Jan 24

Stanley has a new BFF!

Aidan’s Stanley visited Mr. Spencer’s brother and his family in Northern Virginia over the past several weeks.  He had the opportunity to visit our nation’s capital and make a new friend.  Meet Stanley’s new best friend, Barack.  🙂 He also visited some famous landmarks in D.C.  I bet Stanley really learned a lot!  

Jan 24

Buckeye Stanley

Mrs. Filas’s Stanley visited a friend that she has known since her days at Byrd Middle School! Stanley flew all the way to Ohio to stay over the holidays with the Tryon Family. Check out Stanley’s adventure in the Buckeye State- Mrs. Tryon made us an AWESOME video! Buckeye Stanley  

Jan 07

Second Grade PortaPortal

Parents and students, With midyear benchmark tests approaching,  we hope that you will take the opportunity to do some review at home.  We have learned so much this first semester of second grade!  I have found an incredible resource of internet links to help you review some of the skills we have covered thus far. …

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Jan 01

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