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2/3 Spring Project: Zoom into Physics!

From the 2nd and 3rd grade teachers: Hello Families!! Our spring project will be based around physics and engineering.  Students will be learning all about physics and applying engineering and design concepts to build model roller coasters.  Annnd, we can’t study roller coasters without taking a class trip to see them in action! 🙂 We have a Donor’s Choose up online to fund a
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Pancake Breakfast Coming Up, April 8th

Hey SFC! It’s time for our annual Pancake Breakfast! Saturday, April 8th from 10am-1pm, we host our usual extravaganza with all-you can eat pancakes and other yummy foods, along with live music from The Bogues (led by SFC parent Paul Griffiths). We’ll have a bouncy house and other fun activities. We are in need of volunteers to shop and get ready for the breakfast,
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Welcome New Families!

Welcome new families who have received assignment to SFC for the 2017-18 school year! And welcome to families who may be looking at SFC for Round 2. If you are looking to find out more information about SFC, there are two upcoming events for you: Our spring tour will be on Wednesday, April 5th at 9.15am in the cafeteria. Our principal, Chris Rosenberg, will
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Community Meetings 2/21 and 2/28

Just another reminder that our Whole School Community meeting is coming up TOMORROW night, Tuesday 2/21- dinner starts at 5:30, and the meeting will be from 6-7:30.  This meeting will be in the CAFETERIA (not the library as listed on the flyer) What do YOU think SFC should aim for next year?  What priorities are important to YOU and your child? We’ll be discussing
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Whole School Picnic Coming Up!

Hey SFC! Our annual Whole School Picnic is coming up this Friday, 10/7! We’ll be at Crocker Amazon park. Remember Whole School means the whole school. Our school building will be closed from 11-3 as all staff and students will be at the park. Please note that we are in a different location this year, we will be in the Football Field which is
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Ms. Kathleen’s 2/3 Class End of the Year Wrap-up!

Above: Ori’s expert book. Beware of Mr. Flood! On Tuesday, May 24th, we had our Project Open House. This was our evening to show what we had learned in our Spring Project. We named ourselves the “Water Warrriors”. First, we read an introduction about what we studied in this project. We went on field trips, conducted experiments, wrote expert books about natural disasters and made
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Ms. Kathleen’s 2/3 Class: How water shapes our land, Water Cycle Quilt, and Pres. Obama’s letter!

For our Spring Project, we learned about how water shapes our land, the water cycle, and natural disasters caused by water. Here’s some of the work we did: First, a look at how water shapes our land. Through erosion, deposition, sediment, and weathering, the forces of water shape the land around us in a cycle:   Next, how the water cycle works: Condensation, precipitation,
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Ms. Kathleen’s 2/3 Project Open House

As part of our fall project about endangered animals, we held a bake sale to raise money to sponsor animals through the World Wildlife Fund. Our goal was to raise $75 to sponsor a polar bear, a sea lion, and a shark. Camilo’s family also donated their hot dog stand, which helped us raise even more money! Our exciting fall semester wrapped up with
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Middle School Technology Elective

Middle school students have an elective once a week, where they can choose from a variety of classes such as garden, sports, yearbook, digital video, clay, comic book drawing, and crafts. For the fall semester, we included a new Technology class, team-taught by 3 SFC parents. The class had 12 middle school students, with a wide range of experience with computers but all with
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Hour of Code comes to SFC again!

On Friday, December 11th, SFC participated in the Hour of Code for the second year in a row. Hour of Code is a worldwide initiative run by Code.org. The premise is simple- “Every student in every school should have an opportunity to learn computer science.” Hour of Code means students spend just one hour learning some of the basics of computer science. This year,
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