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Mrs. Hale's 4th Grade Blog

Mrs. Hale's 4th Grade Blog Postings
Thursday, February 2, 2012 12:26 PM


WOW!!  Can you believe it's February???  I CAN NOT!!!  This year is flying right by (especially without snow days).  We are working very hard here in our kindergarten class.  I hope all of the parents are working hard with your children at home.  May will be here before we know it.
We will be having a Valentine's Day party on the 14th of this month.  Please be looking for a note coming home very soon.  Thank you for everything you do at home and keep up the great work. 

Posted By Bethanie Hale at 12:26 PM
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Wednesday, November 9, 2011 11:47 AM

Fall Break

Fall Break imageWell our FIRST EVER homecoming float in the parade was a SUCCESS!  We had so much fun and WON of course!!  Thank you to everyone who helped.  I hope everyone has a wonderful fall break and returns to school ready to hit the ground running! 
Here's just a little image of me and my horse that was on the float!

Posted By Bethanie Hale at 11:47 AM
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Friday, September 23, 2011 1:48 PM

Fire Department

We had SO MUCH FUN at the Ashland Fire Department!!!  I saw so many smiles on that day from each and every child in my classroom.  Seeing those faces makes this job SO WORTH IT!  Please check the site for pictures.  I plan on posting several of the pictures I took on my camera.  Also, thank you to each and every parent who came out and helped make the field trip a SUCCESS!!! 

Posted By Bethanie Hale at 1:48 PM
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Friday, September 16, 2011 3:13 PM

Apple Week

The week full of apples = success!!!  They LOVED all of the many apple treats they tasted.  We really had fun!!!

Posted By Bethanie Hale at 3:13 PM
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Thursday, September 1, 2011 11:41 AM

9/11 ceremony

9/11 ceremony imageLet me give you a little back story on how this 9/11 tile thing came about....

Two summers ago, a group of us from Ponderosa took a trip to NYC.  While touring the city, Mrs. Biggs, Ms. Crowe, and I came accross tiles that had been painted by elementary school aged children after the events of 9/11.  It was a way for the children to express how they felt about the tragedy that had taken many lives.  The three of us were touched!  As we sat on this double decker tour bus looking at these tiles displayed for the city to see, we thought WE NEED TO DO THIS. 
We brought the idea back to our school and everyone embraced it.  Last year we had a small ceremony and only the kindergarten and 5th grade participated in painting the tiles and displaying them for everyone to see.  This year, we have had a wonderful person graciously donate a tile for every student to paint on.  (Thank you SO MUCH DJ's Kitchen)  Our tiles will be displayed for everyone to see as they drive up to our school.  The students have been so touched by this and took this project very serious.  We here at Ponderosa are dedicated to never let these young children forget the price of being free.  We hope you are just as moved as we are.

Posted By Bethanie Hale at 11:41 AM
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Thursday, September 1, 2011 11:37 AM

New at this...

Hey everyone!!!  I am so excited to have this webpage.  Please check out my blog and page often because I plan on keeping everyone updated with what is going on in the classroom.  I will also have a TON of pictures of the students engaged in many different and fun activities.  For those of you that would love to see what your child does all day long.....this is a treat for you.

Posted By Bethanie Hale at 11:37 AM
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