November, 2011

Spelling Words – Week of November 28th

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The Word Wisdom essay is about Gorillas. curious hesitant *courteous (means being polite and considerate) anxious *inconsiderate (means not thinking of others) adventurous *ferocious (means wild and fierce) furious disrespectful *humble  (means not proud)

Pajamas and Book Collection- by Dec. 4th

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Please consider donating a pair of new pajamas and a like new book to our collection. All pajamas and books will go to homeless and foster children in Cleveland. All the Challenge students grades 3,4 and 5 are participating in …Continue reading →

Spelling Words- Week of November 14th

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Theme: Muhammad Ali There are 4 vocabulary words this week. genius agreeable passive* (accepting without resistance) genuine* (real, true, sincere) graceful compatible compassionate* (feeling sympathy or compassion) grateful genteel* (polite and well mannered) gracious

Spelling words- Week of November 7th

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Word Wisdom theme: Man’s Best Friend (dogs) confess cunning* modest* stingy* generous cranky ashamed loyal disgraceful patient

Guiding Eyes- Special Guests- October 2011

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Guiding Eyes trainers came to speak to the class about the way they train the dogs. They also brought Halston, a four legged friend. Halston unfortunately failed training, because he is afraid of heights. He wouldn’t go up an escalator. …Continue reading →

Spelling words- Week of October 31st

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epidemic contagious feverish toxic* bacteria immune frailty* sanitary diagnose* prescription  

Happy Halloween!

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The party was a great success! Thank you for helping in big and little ways! The students played the mummy wrap game. Students made a mask, ate lots of cupcakes and apples and played a chopstick game. It was controlled …Continue reading →