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

Learning Together…in the Car?!

Sometimes we have to spend a lot of time in the car.  Sometimes laundry/yard work/meal time is the priority of the moment. If the body is being held captive to a task or in a car the mind can be

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Hurry to the Book Fair!

Kick off party Tuesday October 3rd, 3-4pm in the Library– Come meet with Mark and Caralyn Buehner the creators of the fantastic Snowmen series of picture books, make a snowman craft and drop off a stuffed toy friend for an

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Clothing Drive

Once again, students, co-opers and staff are collaborating for the greater good! An uppers explore group is working with the 8th graders to gather gently used, cold weather gear for local homeless citizens and raise money for the 8th graders’

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