SUMMER READING!

Guess what! Your students(s) REALLY need to keep reading over the summer. Their brains will leak knowledge all summer! Reading helps to keep some of that knowledge inside their skulls. Here is some research done by Colorado Public Libraries that prove

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What’s Up

Don’t forget to take the Philosophy committee survey! Check your parent letter for that link! Wednesday 12/12 Day 2 of High School Information for 8th graders in the library. lunch- Waffles w/sausage or eggs Julian will be available in the

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After the Feast

Some information to help you get back into the swing of things next week: Monday- Lunch macaroni & cheese (all lunches have a vegetarian option, more info here) Tuesday- Lunch chili cheese fries A great opportunity to show your support

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This Spooky Week

On Tuesday Tina M’s class will be parading down the halls with their Book Floats at 9:00. Using scooters borrowed from Penny’s PE supplies, this class will be showcasing their favorite scenes from the books they are currently enjoying. Will

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Welcome, Dylan Thuras!

This Tuesday afternoon, the co-founder and creative director of the amazing internet rabbit hole, Atlas Obscura, will be visiting our school to talk to the middles about his new book- Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the The World’s Most Adventurous

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Book Fair!

It is time! Time to update that home library. Time to do a little secret gift shopping. Time to pick out a special treat. Time to follow your kid around the tables and see what catches their eye and get

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All Are Welcome

We’re so excited to see you! Hopefully you have spent your summer running, playing and reading! First day back is Monday, August 20th and it will be full of getting to know you games and reminders about where the restrooms

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How’s that Summer Reading Going…?

…Need a few more books? The OC library will be open for browsing and check out Wednesday, July 11th from 9-1 pm for any new or returning OC families who have cleared their library accounts and have a signed permission

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Reading Buddies

We have been enjoying The Hello Goodbye Dog by Maria Gianferrari in the school library. An adorable story of a dog with a very patient owner trying to find a solution for doggy behavior issues. The illustrations by Patrice Barton

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Music Ensembles

At the Open Classroom, we have three music ensembles, Acoustic, Rock, and Ukulele. Kids from sixth, seventh, or eighth grade are allowed to participate. Eric, our music teacher, meets with each ensemble every Wednesday for an hour to rehearse. We