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2018 Art Show

Each year our Art Show tends to get bigger and brighter, even though we think we can’t possibly out-do ourselves from the prior year. 2018 was no exception, as we were finding blank wall space to hang extra canvases 30 minutes before we opened the door, but everything found a home and looked beautiful. Our teachers are Pinterest Queens and know that they can
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2017 Art Show & Auction

We have successfully produced another Art Show worthy of fine art recognition and our students created some gorgeous pieces together. This year we had not chosen a theme prior to the planning of the projects, but in the end we think that our theme was “Circles and Other Shapes” as that’s what ended up happening in the majority of our projects. Everyone asks each
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The Snow is Getting Deeper

The month of January left us nearly buried, thus it’s very own hashtag #JanuBuried started popping up around the basin. We were able to get to school and have class for a handful of days, and even one complete 5 day week before the next snow day happened. We’re so fortunate to live in Tahoe, but our kiddos are even more fortunate because they
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The First Week of Preschool & PreK was AWESOME!

We started off the school year with a fantastic week of preschool and pre-k! Our Tahoe kids are the happiest preschoolers on Earth and we have a wonderful group of three and four year olds this year. Teachers around the world dream of the smooth first week that we had, and we ended the day on Friday discussing what made it so perfect. It
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Skier / Snowboarder Craft

Since we live in Tahoe we tend to talk about skiing and snowboarding A LOT in our classroom during the winter. Students come back to class super excited to tell us about their adventures on the hill; especially after a big storm or a school vacation. We spent the first week back from the Holiday Break talking about snow and ice sports, which is
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Halloween Crafts

We’ve decided that this is the perfect place to showcase some of the crafts & science projects that we test out in our classroom. Many of our ideas come from other teaching websites & blogs, and MANY of our ideas come from Pinterest, but some of our ideas are just our own, and we think it’s time to start sharing them with the world!
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An Extraordinary Art Show

Our annual Art Show was a huge hit this year and we’re sure that it’s going to continue to grow year after year. The kids worked in many different artistic mediums and were able to choose a great theme to base all of their artwork around: “Lake Tahoe”.  We talked about our surroundings, our wild animal neighbors, the water, the seasons, and even the
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New school year brings new smiles!

We have had absolutely wonderful autumn weather and I know that the kids have all enjoyed spending extra time outside. We have to get as much playground time as we can before our equipment gets buried in the snow. All in all we’ve had an action packed first six weeks of school with everything from yoga classes, to giant outdoor painting, to nature walks,
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SnowFest Parade 2012

We had an excellent opportunity to join the fun and walk in the Kings Beach Snowfest parade on Saturday, March 10th. Thanks to one of our hard working dads (who took care of all the communication, registration, and planning) we had a great turnout and many of our families were able to join us in the fun. It was a BEAUTIFUL day and we
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Snow on the Playground

In early March we had a nice little snowstorm that brought enough fresh powder for some great snow play on the playground. The PM class immediately dug in and started rolling huge snowballs and stacking them to create a snow creature. It kept getting taller and taller until it became more of a snow totem pole – and without Misty’s help it would have
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