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Check out Pictures Below:Class Schedule 2017-2018

Last Week of School!!! No Homework this week and no Friday tests!!!! We will do assessments through hands on activities!!John's Incredible AR Party this Monday- boarding bus at 12:00 to arrive at John's Incredible at 12:30 for all you can eat pizza/drink, $5 game card and free ride. We will leave John's at 2:30 to arrive back at school by 3:00pm. Parents are free to meet us at John's at 12:30 but have to drive and pay separately($9.99 school rate). Be sure to bring back the signed bright pink permission slip and free dress- Aloha style on Monday!!! John's Incredible Pizza Company at 5280 Arrow Highway, Montclair, CA 91763 (909) 447-7777- click on link below for directions:

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We will distribute 6th period AR awards (dog tag,free meal coupon, balloon, and Root beer float(non diary popsicle) at lunch on Tuesday. Most of the class increased their STAR Reading levels in last week's STAR Reading Assessment- Way to Go!!! Friday is Minimum/Free Dress Day- All School Picnic at Garcia Park 9:00-12:00. Parents are welcome to join us and check out students from park at 12:00 or 12:30 dismissal at school. We are still collecting gently used/new Bibles for Back to school Outreach.
Amazing Results at our last Cafe for a Cause for this year on Friday, April 27th- We raised $3,370.94 which allowed us to exceed our $5,000 goal with a yearly grand total raised of $6,541.89 All of these funds will be split 50/50 towards helping Agua de Vida Orphanage and Hope Primary School in North Uganda.

Mark 10:16 "May God take us in his arms and begin blessing us, laying His hands on us. So we may in turn lay our hands on others and bless them."
John 15:13 "There is no greater love than to lay down one's life for one's friends."
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Upcoming Events:(see pictures below)
May 14th- Spirit Day- Dress in Hawaiian/Aloha clothes

May 14th- Students getting their year books at dismissal time

May 14th- Year long AR Party at John's Incredible(12:00-3:00)-only for students who have made their goals for all 6 AR periods. Our entire class made it- be sure to bring in your signed bright pink permission slip on Monday morning!! We are boarding bus from 11:45-12:00. Parents welcome to meet us at John's at 12:30, but need to pay separately. Please let your teacher know if you are planning to come so we can add you to guest list so you only pay $9.99 school rate.

May 17th- All School Chapel in the MPV starting at 8:30am- parents encouraged to join us.
May 18th-Last Day of School- Early Dismissal at 12:30- End of the Year Family Picnic at Garcia Park- parents can check out their children from park at 12:00pm or at school at 12:30 dismissal.

Pictures below from our Field Trip to Natural History Museum in Los Angeles where we explored Fossils at the Dino Lab and had our very own Dino Encounter.

Pictures below from our Field Trip to Jurupa Mountain Discovery Center where students learned about minerals, rocks, and fossils and got to do their own digging on Dinosaur Mesa. Each student took home an egg carton collection of various rocks, minerals and fossils:Jurupa Cultural Center 2018 249.JPG
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Pictures below from our Polar Express Christmas Celebration:
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Christmas Cookie Decorating:
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We had fun eating snacks that come from a plant and reviewing the functions of each Edible Plant Part at our Harvest Feast- we read and watched Spookly the Square Pumpkin and got our hands dirty digging seeds out of a pumpkin and discussing the Pumpkin Parable/Pumpkin Carving Prayer

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Loved Blessing our Grandparents by making them Cozy Coasters for Grandparent's Day
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Check out our Junior Botanist starting our Plant Unit-planting grass seed and germinating a Lima bean seed
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We had a "Beary" Nice Day with Flat Friday Snacks and Bring your Bear to Class Day celebrating the completion of our Flat Stanley Novel Study and our Class Story of CorduroyGrandparent's picture 001.JPGGrandparent's picture 003.JPGGrandparent's picture 005.JPGGrandparent's picture 007.JPGGrandparent's picture 009.JPGGrandparent's picture 012.JPGGrandparent's picture 014.JPGGrandparent's picture 016.JPGGrandparent's picture 017.JPGGrandparent's picture 019.JPGGrandparent's picture 022.JPGGrandparent's picture 023.JPG
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We had lots of fun exploring nature at our Field Trip to the LA Arboretumarboretum 2017 052.JPGarboretum 2017 060.JPG

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We had so much fun at our 1st Lunch with Parents Day!!!!
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Celebrating Mr. Kyle's Birthday and Tyler's Birthday
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Students having fun learning our Rounding Rap
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Checking out a Praying Mantis
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Our Walk -A-Path that was hugely successful.
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We celebrated the Fruits of the Spirit this past Wednesday by wearing Super Hero costumes.
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We were also able to bless Police Officers for Law Enforcement Appreciation Week with Blessing Buckets to show our Love and Appreciation for all they do. We also wrote Friendly Letters to them as well.
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Students received their 1st Period AR Goal Awards this past Friday. Every student in our class met their 1st period AR goal and received a September Dog Tag Award, Ice Cream Pop, a Free Kids Meal to Chick Fil-A and a colorful balloon to take home.
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Sneak Peek of what to expect in 2nd grade- some photos below :
Outreach Trip to Dino Papavero Senior Center for Valentine's Day 2017
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Outreach Trip to Dino Papavero Senior Center September 9, 2016

Field Trip to Natural History Museum- real life Dino Encounter
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Polar Express Christmas Celebration
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Christmas Program
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Election Project and Government Unit
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Our Classroom Harvest Feast was amazing and we learned alot about plants and pumpkins- see pictures below:
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