September

September is quickly coming to an end and I’d like to reflect on all that was accomplished in our first full month of school. We’ve completed our beginning of the year assessments and set learning goals for all of our students. This ongoing process will guide our work throughout the year to ensure we’re making […]

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Mohawks for Money

  A big thank you for everyone that supported our Grizzly Fun Run fundraiser.  We met our goal so Mr. Rasmussen, Mr. Burrup and I got our mohawks.   The money will be distributed to each grade for field trips and other enrichment activities.  Thank you.  

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2016-17 Was a very good year!

end of the year video

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September

I hope you enjoy the Labor Day weekend. We’ll start back Tuesday at full speed. Students will do their beginning of the year DIBELS assessment. This helps us set our reading instruction goals. If your student is a struggling reader or a strong reader our goal is for them to read significantly better at the […]

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Great Start!!!

We have had a fantastic start to the school year! Thank you parents for sticking with us through the new registration process. It will continue to get better and more streamlined. The students have shown up happy and excited to work which is thrilling. We want to keep that thirst for learning in each of […]

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Why Dream Box?

We are working hard to eliminate the phrase, ‘I can’t do math’.  According to brain research cited in many places but specifically by Carol Dweck author of ‘Growth Mindset’ everyone can learn to do math or anything they work at learning.  Dream Box is one of our tools to help students stay in the struggle […]

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Opportunities to Explore

One thing I love about elementary school students is their willingness to try new things. They’re interested in most things we cover in class and want to be involved in the things offered after school.  I think it’s awesome that we have so many  quality opportunities for our students to explore their interests and talents. […]

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Watch this video clip about the importance of STEM education to our future.

STEM is it’s own stimulus   I’m so pleased with the progress we made toward our STEM emphasis last year and look forward to going further this year.  This includes huge advances in our math instruction.  Stay tuned…

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Grizzlies shine at the world championships

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Mid-Year Check-Up

The year is flying by and this is the time of year where we can get a little fatigued.  It’s helpful to take stock of what we’ve accomplished and review our goals to help maintain our focus. STEM emphasis We opened this year as a STEM emphasis school.  We have several goals associated with this […]

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