Friday, March 3, 2017

Let's Party!


Third grade contributed the most clothing and toys to a local school for the disabled support drive organized by Ms. Owens (G10). The kids were awarded with a popcorn party. 

Perfect timing for our popcorn party! Dr. Seuss' birthday was yesterday. 

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We watched two short stories today. 

First, The Lorax.  

The Lorax is a poignant tale about animal conservation, industrial greed, consumer excess, Bernie Sanders, environmental exploitation, and public ignorance. The kids loved it. 

The Butter Battle Book came next.  The story was about a bilateral arms race that escalated to both sides having weapons of mass destruction. 

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I explained how the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States was pretty much the same scenario. 

Theodor Geisel was a good cat whose work and birthday we happily tipped a hat to. 

We laughed. We ate popcorn. We drank juice. We partied. We learned. 

A few kids have Flight Checks on RAZ-Kids. If yours does, and it's possible, I'd appreciate doing the recording at home where it's quiet. No big deal if you cannot. We'll make do. 

Happy Weekend,

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