Free digital slideshow made with Smilebox On Friday, May 28, Laurelville Elementary hosted its own Relay for Life. With the help of our wonderful 6th grade class and the overwhelming generosity of the Laurelville community, we were able to raise OVER $4,300 for the fight against cancer! WOW! All of the students at Laurelville, family [...]
Archive for June, 2010
The school year is coming very quickly to a close. Now that you have successfully completed the fifth grade, can you remember how you felt on that first day of school? Were you nervous? Anxious? Excited? Was fifth grade as bad (or good) as you thought it would be? I would like for you to [...]
On Tuesday, the students at Laurelville were able to participate in our annual Fun Day. Our PTO did a wonderful job (as usual) of planning this event to allow students and teachers to celebrate the end of the school year. I would like to thank our PTO and ALL of the volunteers who came to [...]
Welcome to my blog! I teach 7th grade Language Arts at McDowell Exchange School in the Logan Elm School district. I previously taught 5th grade at Laurelville Elementary (in the same district)-math for the last three years and language arts prior to that.
My hope is that this blog serves as a sort of newsletter for our class, keeping parents and students informed of class news and assignments for our Language Arts Class. I also intend for it to be a place where students can share their writing and their thoughts on books that they are reading.
In March 2009, my blog was showcased by Sue Walters on The Edublogger site. As a result, this blog has had visitors from all around the world. It has been so exciting to see new dots appear on my clustr map! (see the clustr map below as of 9/24/09) Thanks again, Sue!
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