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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

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School Gear

Buy your gear now!! 
Shelburne Community School clothing is available for sale online. Go to the link below to view our current selection of t-shirts, zip-up hoodies, sweatpants, and baseball caps. Remember, Fridays are school spirit days and wearing green and gold is a great way to show your school spirit!

"Class of 2029" shirts for Kindergarten Only - T-shirts are available for our current kindergarteners that have their high school graduation year, "Class of 2029", on the back. So Cute!


If you have questions or would like to pay by cash or check, please contact Kristin Foley at kristin@foleyvt.com or 802-578-7849.  

Monday, October 24, 2016

Vasanthi's Class Photo Day

Photos Day is Wednesday, October 26th at 9:30am!  Bring your smiles!

Book Buzzes and Reading Buddies



For the past two weeks we have been hearing about some incredible book titles!  Every share has been different and exciting!  We've heard about Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Realistic Fiction, Graphic Novels and more.  We've noticed that a lot of us have put in tremendous efforts!  We've seen colorful, detailed, organized posters.  Some Book Buzzers even dressed up!  I know I am excited to read Understood Betsy, Thank You Tia!  

We continue to have a fabulous time with our book buddies, every Thursday at 1PM.  We are getting to know them better and every week they are getting better and better at their reading.  I like working with younger kids.  I really enjoy reading to them.  4th graders don't always get the opportunity to read to younger students.  It is helping me get better at reading aloud.

By, Teryn

Monday, October 17, 2016

Stone Soup

Stone Soup for Everyone! 


Two of the benefits of Food Education Every Day is that students share their learning experience by involving families in the fun and they then can enjoy a creation with their classmates. This fall, we are having a school wide "Stone Soup" event, in which we are asking students to bring a single vegetable from home, just like the villagers in the folk story. They can bring them anytime next week, 10/17 through the 20th (no school on 10/21). They have the choice among a potato, onion, carrot, broccoli, green cabbage, etc.

Becky has said she can make any vegetable work!

Then during lunch on Tuesday October 25, every student will be able to enjoy the soup made possible by everyone's contribution!

Thank you for your support,
Erica Frey-Delaportas
SCS FEED (Food Education Every Day) Coordinator

Friday, October 14, 2016

Friday Fun!


Today was Alder's share day. He shared the book Spiderwick.


Fiona also shared. She shared the book Upside Down Magic.          We also went to the magic woods to build fort/houses. It is one of our favorite activities. We worked very hard on team building!






We also did a math game against Vasanthi! Vasanthi won.












By Gigi and Teryn

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Arts Night

SCS Unified Arts Night
Thursday, October 20, 2016
6:30-7:30PM
All families are invited to attend and learn more about our Unified Arts Programs.
Come participate in some structured activities in music, art and/or physical education. Participation by parents is strongly encouraged. This is an opportunity for your child to share their learning experiences with you.

Art:
Experimental stations will be set up for children and families in our art rooms. 

Music:
Mrs. Southworth -K-5 - Student demonstrations of classroom curriculum. 
Mrs. Burritt - K-5 - Student led Movement Activities/Play Parties
Ms. Kelsh - 6-8th Grade General Music and Choirs
Possible impromptu performances and sharing of student work.

Band (Mr. Buckingham)
District soloists (some with piano accompanist Dan Boomhower):  Bryce Bowen, baritone sax; Matthew Ireland, trombone; possibly Emma Comeau, horn; percussion soloist (Nigel W likely), possibly another soloist. 

PE: 
Mr. Mihan, Mrs. Nelson, Mrs. Olson and Ms. Spreen  K-8
We will be in the library showing a slideshow of activities from the fall classes. 

World Language:
Examples of student work and other classroom activities. We will be in the SCS library.

Hope to see you Thursday evening, 10/20/16
We will begin in the cafeteria at 6:30 with a few brief announcements.



Today we learned Associative Property of multiplication using visuals.
We created lots of arrays for 6 by 3.

We wrote about reading today. We wrote goals and noticing.We released our first butterfly today.  We sketched and wrote about him/her.


The last thing we did today was a math game. We all worked very hard on our multiplication problems.  

Written by Gigi and Teryn

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Book Buddies, Music and Forest Exploration Time

On Thursday we met our Kindergarten Book Buddies.  Together we read Max and Ruby stories by Rosemary Wells and our buddies even read to us!  Thanks Joplin's class for giving us this opprotunity to be role models for these new readers!
Annie also played the piano for us on Thursday in Music Class and Elizabeth played her violin for our movie!  Ask your child about it!