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The Transition to Fall

Hi Everybody, Transitioning from our relaxed summer schedules to the more hectic and demanding school year schedule can be difficult. Here at the middle school, we’ve been getting used to a new principal (Ben Donaldson), new class schedule, and of … Continue reading

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Bradbury Mountain

Recently the middle school students went to Bradbury Mountain.  The purpose of this field trip was to apply what they have been learning from the book,  Lost on a Mountain in Maine. Students identified x,y coordinates on a map before … Continue reading

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The Arrival 1

Marlaco studied this fantastic picture book in a Social Studies unit on migration. It is the story of a man who must flee his own country to escape a terrible, pervasive menace. (This menace is depicted in the book by … Continue reading

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The Arrival 2

In this video, Marlaco plays the part of the man who has come to a new country. Marlaco studied the book to develop answers to the interviewer’s questions about the whole experience of leaving your homeland and arriving in a … Continue reading

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fun with reading

Our English Language Arts students have almost finished reading the entire script of the Disney movie, The Lion King. We are presenting the script in google slides – the picture above is one of the slides – and students get to … Continue reading

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gumball machines

The students are working on a really cool project. We are making gumball machines, with wonderful support from Ms. Julie Marshall in Room 122. We are working carefully from our plans. We measured the wood to the right size. Then … Continue reading

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Hoops in Connecticut

The students are excited to go to Connecticut this week to play in a basketball tournament. As you can see, they have been practicing hard, and they look forward to some good games. “The students love the games,” said coach … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse

Last week in Europe there was a solar eclipse. Is the moon the same size as the sun? No. What you see is a wonderful illusion. To show this, Marlaco and Fahmo photographed the big blue ball and the baseball. … Continue reading

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