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December Shenanigans

Yes!  Its Christmas time! The moment the Christmas lights went up in Ms. Patty’s class, the energy levels were up as well.  The Little’s are so excited about Christmas and we can barely contain ourselves!  We have been introducing lots of new music into our learning times and I am looking forward to displaying our skills at the Christmas Program. Christmas Program On Thursday, December 13, preschool will be hosting their annual Christmas program at 9:30am.  It will be held…

Preschool Feast

grateful for our Feast Much to be thankful for On Tuesday, November 20, ECSP Preschool classes gathered for their yearly Thanksgiving Feast.  It was an awesome event with lots of great fellowship. We had 35 students in attendance, and some were able to bring their family members.  The little’s got to show off all their hard work on any recent Thanksgiving crafts they had made.  They also got to tell their family members and teachers what they were grateful for…

Around the world in 30 days with our 2 1/2 year olds!

  “To travel is to live” -Hans Christian Anderson Our 2 year old class spent one day each week during the month of October “visiting” other countries. We kept passports and recorded on paper and in our minds all the wonderful customs that exist outside of our town.  We started with China, decorated our homemade Chinese fans, built our own great wall of China, make golden fish kites, and new years dragons. Next stop was Norway (home of Elsa &…

November Already?

Time Flies by Ms. Marlo’s class I can’t believe it’s November already!  My K4 class has been hard at work.  So far we have learned the letters A, E, I, O, U, T, L, B, N and this week is M. We have lots of fun playing Bingo and Bugs.  We love to eat new and old things like Oreos, Muffins, and Apples just to name a few.  We had a crazy tea party and a few birthday parties too.…

See You Later, Ms. Susan!

Many of the Upper Elementary students have known Ms. Susan since they were little.  She has played a big part in their lives at Effort.  We will miss her and look forward to her visits.

Carla’s Class Veteran’s Day Preparations!

Ms. Carla’s K4 class has been preparing for our Veteran’s Day celebration for weeks!  We have worked hard to learn all the words and motions to our song, “Red, White and Blue.”  I love that it is sign language set to a song. We made cards by tracing our hands and other shapes with coffee filters and water colors.  Many of them have special notes and all are handmade and decorated by my students.            …

Harvest Day in Ms. Connie’s Class

Ms.Connie’s class would like to wish you all this week a “Happy Harvest Day” on October 31, 2018! Our class is so excited that we get to celebrate this special time of year with a Harvest Parade and class party.  We will get to dress up in funny costumes and parade around our school campus for our teachers, family, and friends to see us in our attire.  Then we will have a party in our classroom with fun treats, music…

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream!

Ms. Amanda’s Pre-K Class had fun last week learning all about the letter I. We finished out the week with ice cream. We made our ice cream along with the rest of the preschool classes in the FLC. We used milk, vanilla, and sugar to make our own ice cream. The children had to SHAKE, SHAKE, SHAKE the bags of ice cream. The ice and rock salt made it very cold! BRRRR! We then added some chocolate syrup and enjoyed…

What’s the Matter in Root Beer Floats?

Second and Third grade students investigated the three common states of matter using a root beer float. In addition to being able to identify a solid, liquid, and gas, students were also able to observe how matter changes through melting. Tasting them was a bonus. Yum!