4th & 5th Grades – In the Classroom

4th & 5th Grades – Music Saturday, September 22, 2018
Fourth and Fifth grades enjoy their music class together with music and orchestra teacher Mrs. English. Here, they practice recorder, a wonderful way to develop their listening abilities and to provide another window into the world of playing music with a group.

4th & 5th Grades – Natural World Thursday, September 13, 2018

During farming class this week we were able to observe a Monarch butterfly which had just emerged from her chrysalis home (inside the chicken coop)!

4th & 5th Grades – Shell Animals & Fungi Exploration Thursday, September 13, 2018

Fourth grade focused on shell animals this week, using modeling, drawing, and writing to express what they learned. Fifth grade entered the mysterious fungi kingdom to compare and contrast different species and types of mushrooms. Several fifth grade students went mushroom hunting on the playground and found a few for us to experiment making spore prints from the mushroom caps!

4th & 5th Grades – Folk Dancing Saturday, September 8, 2018

Grades classes have folk dancing on Fridays with the teaching duo Jutta Distler and Terran Doehrer (Jutta & the Hi-Dukes).

This photo catches the 4th and 5th grades in action during their first lesson.

4th & 5th Grades – Human & Animal / Botany Saturday, September 8, 2018
Fourth grade began their year with the Human and Animal block, while fifth grade headed into the intricate world of Botany.