I LOVE Genius Hour because it lets the students have a little control over what they are learning about. We are doing a slightly different version in first grade this year. Students were given 6 topics to pick from. After we return from Spring Break we will be dividing up into small groups to research our topics. After four weeks of learning each group will teach the rest of the students about their topic. We will be partnering with Mrs. Waddell's class for Genius Hour. Students will find out which topic they will be researching after we return from Spring Break.
I have to take a minute and thank Mrs. Hillenburg, Mrs. Coffey, and Mrs. McGuire. Each of these ladies will be helping us with our research and projects.
I am fortunate to serve on the Leadership Team for Willard East. I will be at a Leadership meeting on Tuesday, March 21st. Ms. Peper and a substitute will both be in the classroom.
We have been counting down the days (literally) until we get to go to the circus. We are so excited for this amazing opportunity! PLEASE have your student wear his or her Friday shirt on the 24th for our field trip.
The bus will be leaving Willard East at 9:15. You will probably want to meet us at the school and follow us to JQH.
I will be offering spring parent teacher conferences the week of March 27-March 30 for anyone that would like to meet. School will NOT be in session March 31.
You can sign up by going to
***Please note, you will most likely want to view and edit the spreadsheet on a computer rather than a phone or tablet. If you would like a conference and need help signing up for a time please email or call me. I would be happy to help!
HIGH SCHOOL PLAY
We will be walking to WHS for a play called Colors on March 30th. Please make sure your student is wearing tennis shoes on this day.
Progress reports will be emailed to all parents on March 27th. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns!
Math this week was super challenging! The optional packet that I sent home earlier in the week is a great review for these difficult math concepts. Our Topic 10 math test will be Thursday after Spring Break!
Fri.– Field Trip!
Look at these cuties all dressed up and ready for their musical!
I will miss all of your little sweeties and look forward to seeing them on the 20th!