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Thanksgiving

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

A Thanksgiving feast was held this morning by the kindergarten class.  Enjoying bananas and grapes,muffins.  Sharing things they were thankful for and learning about the Pilgrims and Native Americans.  They made headbands and pilgrim hats.

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Honoring our Veterans on Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

We had an assembly Friday afternoon honoring our Veterans with guest speaker Mr. Haselhorst.  He is the grandfather of Kannon one of our WP students.   We thank him for honoring us with his presentation and his service.  Happy Veterans Day to all our soldiers past and present!

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4th Grade Enjoying Reading in the Library

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Mrs. Blum’s class enjoyed some reading time in the library.

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Emoji Writing

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Are words the only way to communicate? Not in 3rd grade! Mrs. Mueller shared with students a project called “Emoji Writing.” Using Google Docs, third graders answered questions about themselves with emojis. Mrs. Mueller instructed students on how to find emojis and insert into a document. As a class, students brainstormed ways to use emojis: story elements, summaries, exit tickets, character traits, and mindset. Needless to say we 💜 emojis!!

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Kindergarten to the Apple Orchard

Monday, October 9th, 2017

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Woodland Park Kindergarten recently visited the Deck Slahn Apple Orchard.  Students had a great time learning about how an orchard works and picking apples from the trees!
A big thank-you to Charlie and Karolyn.  We had a great time!
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Wellness Checkups

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Students are screened according to the State of Nebraska School Health Guidelines. Screening includes vision, hearing, dental, height, weight and BMI.

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Dr. Suess is in the House

Monday, March 6th, 2017

To honor Dr. Suess and Read Across America Week,  Woodland Park staff and students will be celebrating reading the week of February 27 – March 3rd with some fun activities to encourage every child to get excited about reading!

We have the following activities planned for the week:

Monday:  Hop on Pop and Butter Battle  Students may wear a hat to school.  It can be a Dr. Suess hat, a carzy hat or a hat of any kind.  Mr. Strong will dress up as the Cat in the Hat and read one of the above stories to your child’s class.  Students will get a Hop on Pop treat.

Tuesday:  I Can Read with My eyes Shut:  Students will buddy read with another class.

Wednesday:  Wacky Wednesday  Students wear clothes all mixed up!  Shirts can be backwards or inside out! Children will also be called something other than their name for the day! (name tags with space for the chiild’s new name will be provided)

Thursday: I’m Not Going to Get Up Today and a Great Day For Up  Students will wear approiate pajamas and slippers to school.

Friday:  The Lorax:  Kindrgarteners may bring a stuffed animal, while older students may bring a pillow to school.  Children will watch  a video of the cartoon version of the Lorax on You Tube.  Students will get to eat some “truffula seeds.”

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Kindergarten and Their 4th Grade Reading Buddies

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Mrs. Dahlkoetter’s Kindergarten class has paired up with Mr. Anderson’s fourth graders as Buddy Readers.  The fourth graders come into the kindergarten class and read books to the kindergarteners.  This has been a great opportunity to make a connection in the school between younger and older peers but also a great introduction into reading listening to the fourth graders.  Now the kindergartens are diving into Accelerated Reading with their fourth grade buddies’ help. 100_5532 100_5533 100_5535 100_5531

 

 

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100 Days of School Celebrated By Students

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

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In Kindergarten, we made 100 day crowns, wrote and made ourselves at 100 years old, counted 100 fruit loops and made them into necklaces with the help of Mr. Strong.  We also build structures using 100 cups, and counted to 100 by 1s and 10s.

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Mayor Visits 4th Grade

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Mayor Moenning came to visit with our 4th graders to tell us about his job as mayor of Norfolk.

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