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September 2014

On the morning of September 15, Rossman School sixth graders left Rossman for their traditional camping trip. We hopped on the bus sans any electronics and began a week of team-building challenges and memories.

Monday

The camp staff waited for us with smiles on their faces, ready to guide our students through their first challenge — the creek walk. This water-and-crayfish-filled pathway led the students to camp where they climbed up the bank, some of them wet to their shoulders and others completely dry! The students hiked up the rock path to their cabins,...Read more

blog_scientists-1.jpgWe have been busy bodies in science, observing, investigating and discovering! First graders have been exploring the Earth, learning about the layers and what each layer is composed of. They were thrilled to have geologist Quinn Kiley come in to talk to them about the Earth and answer all their questions. We’ve developed an understanding of the...Read more

Yarn Paintings

After learning to draw different types of lines, Senior Kindergarten students turned yarn into line paintings. Enjoy their original and creative masterpieces.

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By Nathaniel B.

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Inspired by Marci Ridlon’s poem “That was Summer,” Rossman School sixth graders recently wrote their own poems describing summer through their senses.


“That was Summer”
By: Christopher M.
Have you ever seen summer? Sure you have. Remember that time
When you sat in the car all day
and rode
and rode
and rode
Until you reached the lake?
The lake was so calm and quiet compared to the last few hours of engine noise.
That was summer.
Remember that time
When it was the Fourth of July
And...Read more

Most adults have fond memories about reading as a child. Perhaps a teacher read your class a book that sparked a desire to research more information about a subject. Maybe you discovered a book that lead to reading other books in that series. Children are often influenced by their parents’ examples of reading or the joy they feel about sharing a book at bedtime. Here are some suggestions to nurture the joy of reading in your child.

  • Read To Your Child
    Bedtime is an excellent time to share a story, but don’t miss out on other times when you can snuggle in
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