The Cat in the hat knows a lot about that, and Meadow Brook 2nd graders know a lot about Dr. Seuss. 2nd graders, were challenged to put their best informational writing skills to use to write a paper about Dr. Seuss. Together we found some interesting things like, Dr. Seuss’ first book was turned down 27 times, or his mom is the one that inspired him to start rhyming.
Mrs. Anderson's class was lucky enough to receive 18 character education books through donations on a Donor's Choose project. Teaching children how to deal with their ever changing emotions can be a difficult task, and these character ed books allow them to connect to book characters to change how they behave in hard situations. A favorite so far is Recess Queen by Alexis O'Neill. Recess Queen talks about including others and not being a bully on the playground.
Third grade was working on music and parts for our Culture Day Program before the soft closure. We have had over 20 parents and Ms. Balli, come to share there knowledge of countries around the world: Mongolia, Canada, Philippines, Italy and so many more.
March 23, 2020
Like you, we are just learning that Governor Gary R. Herbert, State Superintendent Syd Dickson, and the Utah State Board of Education “announced today that Utah’s K-12 public schools will extend their dismissal [soft closure] through Friday, May 1st.” Their press release further stated that they will “continue to evaluate the situation to make a determination about the remaining school year” and that:
As we work through logistics for "At Home Learning," I have a few quick questions that I need everyone to respond to. I need you to fill this out for EACH Mustang student in your home! Please respond to the following survey: https://forms.gle/mJYhJKt1hsfjEJTn8
Thanks, Principal Balli