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Katherine Applegate

Author Katherine Applegate, has sent our middles a sweet video thank you for their efforts in collecting food for families in need. Many of these students read her book Crenshaw and were inspired to help families who, due to financial

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High School? And then…?

Our counselor, Dan, is meeting with all of our 8th grade students and their parents to help them plan for high school and beyond. We are learning about what our choices are and how to plan for them according to

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Busy Learning and Giving

Upper grade students recently visited the U of U to get a taste of the university experience. See the SLC School District article here. Thanks to our counselor, Dan, for arranging this field trip. Later our 8th graders hosted representatives

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Snow?! Now what?

Time for all of those boots, gloves, warm socks and coats. Recess is going to be awesome today! A reminder of the who-what-how-when-why of weather related school closures and delayed starts from your friendly SLC School District! And don’t forget

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Special Visitors

On  Wednesday, October 26th we had the honor of hosting some amazing visitors to our school! Picture book author Kristi Yamaguchi came and talked to some of our younger classes and students from the Avenues Preschool about her newest book

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Welcome OC’s new Principal Kathy Hollicker

Dear Open Classroom Community: I am writing to introduce myself, give you a little information about my background and to say how thrilled I am to join your community! I am a progressive leader who has strong ability to assist

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PTKs & Book Fair!

Hey! Next week is our PTKs! These meetings between parents, teachers and kids are very important to our community. Our students have been evaluating how they feel about their progress and learning at school. They get to reflect on their

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Summer Reading!

There are so many free, easy and entertaining ways to keep kids reading this summer! Story times, crafts, performances, prizes, workshops and BOOKS! Public Library Reading Programs- http://www.slcpl.lib.ut.us/events/view/3969/   Trackers will be handed out on the 29th. http://www.slcolibrary.org/le/lesp/index.htm The Utah State Fair- http://www.utahstatefair.com/readandwin 

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Congratulations Teachers!

In the spirit of Learning Together, our 6-8 grade teachers- Claudia, Tina M., Gaby and Denny Jo have finished a technical certification course through Adobe Utah! As a result, our upper students have some new skills to use in creating

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Ice Cream & Plant Sale

  This Friday after school you will find Mia’s and Lena’s classes raising funds for a trip to the Teton Science School. Yummy ice cream, delicious dairy-free frozen banana stuff and plants for sale- $3 each! Also available hand-crafted plant

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