First Grade Field Trip to LHS

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The first grade class learned about Pond Life. We ended the unit by doing an indoor workshop called “Finding Animal Clues.” It was a great experience for the kids and they were brave enough to touch different kinds of animals. The first graders also became detectives and worked together to solve a mystery.

Homes Around The World


Meet the architects and builders of fabulous homes around the world in the First grade class! We discussed what homes have in common, learned a lot about different countries, climate, culture and resources.

First Grade Paul Klee Project

The first grade recreate Paul Klee’s Castle and the Sun. Using rulers, they started with a castle outline and then continued dissecting each building in the cubist style. Here they use watercolor and evenly distribute the colors for a cohesive composition.

Mr. Metzger, the Storyteller!


To end our Penguin Unit for the month of January, Mr. Metzger visited the first grade class and read a book called “The Lost and Found Penguin.” The book is a profound story about the importance of friendship between a boy and a penguin. Thank you, Mr. Metzger!

Moving Up Day

Yesterday the preschoolers – fifth graders participated in Moving Up Day!

The students and teachers alike were buzzing with excitement. Questions, stories, projects, and enthusiasm filled each classroom. Please ask the children all about it!


Crazy Hair and Clash Day

In continuation of Good Humor Month, the students showed off their wacky hairdos and outfits for Crazy Hair and Clash Day on Wednesday.

Stay tuned. Next Wednesday is Pajama Day.

Invention Convention

The first grade class learned about simple machines. They each invented their own machine and then created those machines using various scraps of recycled materials.

During their presentations, they had to explain how this invention would work and why it was helpful. Way to go First Grade!


Star Light, Star Bright… Constellations What a Sight!


These creative constellations, fashioned from marshmallows and cotton buds, were made by the imaginative First Grade Class. The first graders presented all the facts and stories behind their individual constellations.

Coming soon… Simple Machines! Look forward to some imaginative inventions!