Finding Sophisticated Words  2019-2020 Calendar KESD Strategic Plan KESD Continuous Improvement Plan Landing Page Raold Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the BFG, Matilda (and many more) are classic children’s stories with colossal figures and hilariously gruesome events. My all time favorite by this author is an adult short story…

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 2019-2020 Calendar KESD Strategic Plan KESD Continuous Improvement Plan Landing Page Ah.  Saturday morning!  Time for my early morning exercise jaunt.  I walk out the door and on our front lawn I see this small white orb.  Why is someone littering, what is that?  I head over to retrieve it, and there on our lawn…

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Lunenburg Elementary School                                                                           Gilman Middle School 49 Bobbin Mill Road                …

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2019-2020 CalendarKESD Strategic PlanKESD Continuous Improvement Plan Landing Page I was recently in a primary classroom engaged in word study.  As a group exercise, students were looking at their peers written names and finding shorter words within the names.   For instance Andrew had “and,” Hannah had “an.”  As the teacher asked the class to…

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Model Citizens This week’s model citizens are the entire 5th Grade Class. This group has demonstrated an incredible enthusiasm for learning to start the school year. They have been eager to read… in school, out of school, with partners, and reading aloud as a class. In math they have explored the concept of volume and…

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Friday, September 13, 2019 Today’s Fresh Fruit/Veggie Taste Test – Peas STUDENTS: Sept 13th Mrs. Goldman’s 3rd Grade Class to SJA for SHARK . . . . . . . . . . . 12:30-2:30pm Instrument Pick up night . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .…

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A regular newsletter for the public education community of Burke, Concord, Lunenburg, Lyndon, Millers Run, Newark, Sutton 2019-2020 Calendar As I drove home tonight I thought of a coureur des bois.  These early Frenchmen would run through the woods and mountains of our region, trading and sharing information.  In the evenings their fiddle music and…

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People often ask, “What’s your favorite season?”  I love them all, and love that in Vermont you get a variety, both throughout the year and from year to year.  Last year there were two snow days before Thanksgiving! Two years ago I was gardening at Thanksgiving! This past week I’ve heard two flocks of geese…

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