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Great Expectations Life Principle of the Week

Date Feb. 22nd

 
International Greetings
Nazdar – Czech

(NAH-zdar)

Life Principle and Quote

Temperance-Moderation in action, thought or feeling. “Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion” St. Thomas Aquinas

Expectation Focus           
Expectation # 6

We will recognize every effort and applaud it.

Call back of the Week

Teacher: Hocus Pocus

Students: Time to focus

Practice of the Week

1. Educators and learners model desired behaviors and attitudes such as those set forth in the Life Principles and the Eight Expectations for Living.

 2. Educators and learners speak in complete sentences and address one another by name, demonstrating mutual respect and common courtesy.

 3. Learners are taught thoroughly and to mastery, insuring success for all. Whole group instruction is interwoven with flexible group instruction and individual instruction.

 

Date Feb. 29th

International Greetings
Mike – Hopi

(Sounds the same as name Mike)

Life Principle and Quote

Fortitude– Strength of mind that enables a person to encounter danger or bear pain or adversity with courage.  “Fortitude is a virtue by which a man carries himself honorably and according to the laws, in time of danger ” Thomas Hobbes

Expectation Focus
Expectation # 7 We will encourage each other to do our best

Call back of the Week

Teacher: Hocus Pocus

Students: Time to focus

Practice of the Week

1. Educators and learners model desired behaviors and attitudes such as those set forth in the Life Principles and the Eight Expectations for Living.

 2. Educators and learners speak in complete sentences and address one another by name, demonstrating mutual respect and common courtesy.

 3. Learners are taught thoroughly and to mastery, insuring success for all. Whole group instruction is interwoven with flexible group instruction and individual instruction.

 

6th Grade Robot Club 2015

Bang's Bots participating in the Junior Robotics Competition at the University of Oklahoma
Run for Life with Ms. Stone

The Van Buren Run For Life
We are reinforcing healthy lifestyle by giving up our recess to run.  181 Runners run the playground on outside recess days.  28 managers count out the miles for the runners. Students have run collectivly over 1500 miles, with one student who has run 60 miles so far.
Congratulations students!!!
Thanks Ms. Stone!!!!
Announcements
Expectation # 8 We will practice virtuous living, using the life principles.
Expectation # 7 We will encourage each other to do our best.
Expectation # 6We will recognize every effort and applaud it.
Expectation # 5We will help one another whenever possible.
Expectation # 4 We will cheer each other to success.
Expectation # 3We will use good manners saying Please, Thank you and Excuse me whenever possible.
Expectation#2 We will not laugh at or make fun of one another nor use sarcasm and or put downs. 
Expectation # 1 

We will value one another as unique and special individuals.
Be More Awsome!!!!

Be on your best behavior during testing week!!!

Read, Read, Read!!!Don't forget to read every night!!!
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Reading/Math skills Reading and Math skills practice site

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STARFALL PreK to 3rd grade Reading and Math Fun

FREERICE Vocabulary practice provides rice to unfortunate children 


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