Students in Mr. Faigenbaum's 3rd-grade Library/Media class learned about comparing and contrasting today. Mr. Faigenbaum, a Reading Specialist, had the students access key lesson components and activities via Google Classroom on their Chromebooks. Many of the students are working comfortably in flexible seating that Mr. Faigenbaum has introduced to the Library/Media Center. … [Read more...] about Comparing, Contrasting, Technology, and Comfortable Seating
The first graders are using critical thinking to solve number bond puzzles. Can you figure them out??? … [Read more...] about Critical Thinking – Number Bonds
Students in Ms. Rossiter's 2nd-grade class used magnifying glasses to zoom in and observe details in rocks and leaves. The students then transferred this skill into their writing by adding details to their personal narratives. … [Read more...] about Zoom In with Ms. Rossiter’s Class
Sixty parents from Washington School, Lincoln School and the Kindergarten Center attended a workshop this morning at Washington School titled "What Is the DRA"? Washington School Reading Specialist, Mrs. Rachel Mejias, provided an informative presentation on all of the components of the Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA). Each parent left with a packet of information and strategies they can use at home to guide their child's reading progression, regardless of their grade or present reading level. … [Read more...] about Parent Academy – Second Cup of Coffee – What Is the DRA?
Washington School Halloween Activities PTA Halloween Dance - Grades 1-3: Friday, October 25, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Children are encouraged to wear **costumes. Each child must be signed in and out of the party by a parent. Enter through the triple doors for drop-off and pick-up. After signing your child out, exit through the single door adjacent to the PE office. Be prompt picking your child up at 8:00 p.m. No child will be released to the custody of another parent unless written confirmation has been provided to the PTA president. The chaperone list is complete at this … [Read more...] about Halloween Activities