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I graduated from the University of Cincinnati in June 2009. I began my wonderful career teaching first grade shortly thereafter, in August 2009. In June 2016, I completed my Masters with the focus in Reading grades K-6th grade. This will be my seventh year utilizing a blog and hope that it will provide parents with another avenue to view their child's accomplishments throughout the school year.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

OAA Encouragement

With the OAAs beginning this upcoming week, the first graders decided to make encouraging notes for our 3rd - 6th grade classrooms.  We also began reading a great nonfiction book about our solar system.  Here are a few photos from our week:
For Our 6th Grade Friends
 For Our 5th Grade Friends 
 For Our 3rd Grade Friends 
 For Our 4th Grade Friends 
A couple of them found their sibling! :)
Drawing Our Solar System
Student of the Week 

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Forces of Motion

We had yet another great week in room 105!  Since we met our goal for the Walk-a-Thon, teachers dressed liked Minions and Mr. Savage was Gru.  All teachers kissed a guiena pig (didn't know that one was planned) and Mr. Savage had to kiss a pig.  We also had a blast exploring magnets and how gravity works by having dropping races.  Here are some photos from our week:
Gru and Minions
Using Our New Google Chrome Books!
(Thank you PTO)

Exploring Magnets
Collecting Facts for Our Research Paper
Dropping Races
Student of the Week


Sunday, April 13, 2014

We Met Our Goal!

Congratulations and thank you to all who raised money for our amazing PTO!  The school surpassed their goal, so we teachers will be dressing like Minions on Monday and Mr. Savage will dress as Gru.  Mr. Savage will also have to KISS A PIG!  Here are some photos from our great week:
Life Cycle of a Chicken
Chicks and Salsa
Bird Show
Student of the Week