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Great Horned Owls – 1st May Update

Dear parents, I can’t believe the end of the year is almost here!! There are a few things happening in the next few weeks that I want to share with you. Class Trip: Bag check for Tonto Rim Camp will be on Tuesday, May 9th. Please have your child bring his/her bag to the gym. […]

Scorpions – 1st May Update

Dear Families, It’s hard to believe we are almost at the end of the year!! The children have been hard at work finishing up their costumes and back drop for our play this Friday, May 5 at 6:15. If your child can not attend please email me so I can make adjustments to the parts. Next week […]

Iguanas – 1st May Update

Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.  – Khalil Gibran  The month has been about giving and loving. We had our Art sale whose proceeds went to the Phoenix Childrens Hospital. Thank you to the parents for matching up the donation the children made. It was much […]

Red-Tailed Hawks – 1st May Update

 EXCITING OPPORTUNITY!!! Does your child love animals? Do they look at you with pleading eyes as they beg you to get a pet? Well, here’s your chance to get all of the love and fun of having a pet WITHOUT the full-time responsibility! For a short time only, we are offering our students the amazing […]


Great Horned Owls

Great Horned Owls – 1st May Update

Dear parents, I can’t believe the end of the year is almost here!! There are a few things happening in the next few weeks that I want to share with you. Class Trip: Bag check for Tonto Rim Camp will be on Tuesday, May 9th. Please have your child bring his/her bag to the gym. […]

Great Horned Owls – 2nd March Update

Dear Parents, I hope you all had a wonderful Spring Break! A few of our Owls children (Evelyn, Gia, Kinley, and Breanna) are conducting a “Cat Drive” to help out an organization called Lost Our Home. They are collecting donations until March 27th and some of the necessities include: Cat food Cat toys Cat litter […]

Great Horned Owls – 1st March Update

Dear Parents, I can’t believe it is already March! We have been so busy in the classroom, and the days have been flying by! Unfortunately, our last hike in February was canceled due to wet weather, but our other two hiking trips were awesome! Below are some photos for you to enjoy! I hope you […]


Iguanas

Iguanas – 1st May Update

Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.  – Khalil Gibran  The month has been about giving and loving. We had our Art sale whose proceeds went to the Phoenix Childrens Hospital. Thank you to the parents for matching up the donation the children made. It was much […]

Iguanas – 1st April Update

Iguanas Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. Albert Einstein   The testing is behind us and there is so much to look forward to the coming few weeks. The children have been working on organizing an Art sale to donate the proceeds to the Children Hospital and have made a […]

Iguanas – 2nd March Update

Iguanas In the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours. Mark Twain   It has been a short time since Spring Break. The children were excited to get back and share their experiences after Spring Break. The children are back into work mode seamlessly and have been reviewing all […]

Iguanas – 1st March Update

All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.  – George Orwell   It was an eventful fortnight, involving review work, sleepover, hikes and preparation of the test for the third graders. The sleepover was efficacious and the children had a great time with the different activities of Cooking, Improv, Karate and Engineering. […]

Iguanas – 2nd February Update

Natural science, does not simply describe and explain nature; it is part of the interplay between nature and ourselves.  – Werner Heisenberg   It has been a nature-loving fortnight. The children have been working and learning more about plants as they are planting and taking care of herbs and salad greens in the backyard. They have […]


Red Tailed Hawks

Red-Tailed Hawks – 1st May Update

 EXCITING OPPORTUNITY!!! Does your child love animals? Do they look at you with pleading eyes as they beg you to get a pet? Well, here’s your chance to get all of the love and fun of having a pet WITHOUT the full-time responsibility! For a short time only, we are offering our students the amazing […]

Red-Tailed Hawks – 1st March Update

It’s hard to believe that Spring Break is around the corner! We have been so busy in class that the time is flying by! We really enjoyed all of our hikes this past month. Thank you to the many parents who were able to join us, and who volunteered to drive. Play preparation has also […]

Red-tailed Hawks – 2nd February Update

This week we were pleased to welcome our new student Amelia. Amelia’s family has moved here from out of state and we are happy to have them join our community. Amelia has lots of eager “helpers” in the classroom, who love to show her works and the environment. We are also very excited about our […]

Red-tailed Hawks – 1st February Update

Hello again Red-tailed Hawk Families, During the month of February, we will be conducting a series of hikes for P.E. We will be going on 4 separate hikes on local hiking trails. The hikes will take place during the afternoons on the first 3 Fridays in February, and our final hike will take place during […]


Scorpions

Scorpions – 1st May Update

Dear Families, It’s hard to believe we are almost at the end of the year!! The children have been hard at work finishing up their costumes and back drop for our play this Friday, May 5 at 6:15. If your child can not attend please email me so I can make adjustments to the parts. Next week […]

Scorpions- 1st April Update

Please read. Tonto Rim notes

Scorpions – 2nd March Update

Information about our Big Trip: Place:  Tonto Rim Christian Camp  Dates:   May 10-12th (Wed.-Fri) Friday is a half day The classes will be taught by a combination of Keystone and Camp staff and will include a variety of subjects including physical fitness, science, geography and more.  More information will be coming soon, including a letter of intent. In order to […]

Scorpions – 1st March Update

The children had a great time at the overnight and everything went great! Thanks again to all the parent volunteers who helped out. We are looking forward to the big trip with all of the Lower Elementary classes, which will be May 10-12. It’s another busy month. Spring Break is almost here! Can you believe it, […]

Scorpions – 2nd February Update

OVERNIGHT INFO We are all getting very excited for our overnight next week Thursday, February 23. Your children should practice packing their bags and making sure they have everything they need on the list. Your children will be dropped off at the North side double doors of the gym at 6 pm. They are responsible for […]