Elmore Family Update – Week Ending April 12, 2024

Dear Elmore Families, Week 30 was something of a whirlwind!  Students had a shortened week due to the Solar Eclipse on Monday!  What an amazing experience that was to witness!  When students arrived for school on Tuesday there was a buzz of energy with stories being shared about students’ experiences watching the eclipse.  One student shared that they were so happy they cried!  That …

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Elmore Family Update – Week Ending April 5, 2024

Dear Elmore Families, What a rollercoaster ride we have been on as of late!  Between the Spring-like weather we had at the beginning of the week followed by the biggest snow fall of the season on Thursday, which caused another snow day, it is hard to know how to dress or what to expect!  This week we learned about the Total Solar Eclipse taking …

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Elmore Family Update – Week Ending March 29, 2024

Dear Elmore Families, We had a great week full of exciting learning opportunities which included a classroom visit from Mark Isselhardt (UVM Extension Maple specialist and Elmore Resident), E.C.O., Nature Name Animal Projects, and VTCAP testing practice (3rd grade), and some end of unit math assessments.   Last week during literacy, students worked on their Nature Name presentation.  Presentations include: slide shows, books, posters, and …

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Elmore Family Update – Week Ending February 16, 2024

Dear Elmore Families, We had another busy week at the Elmore School. We continued the tradition of giving Valentines to all the Elmore PO Box holders, and Thursday, students had their sixth and final day at Spruce Peak where they performed a play written just for them.  During Writer’s workshop this week, students worked on finalizing their informative writing.  They added images and text …

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Elmore Family Update – Week Ending February 9, 2024

Dear Elmore Families, Winter is not over yet and it would actually be nice if we had some fresh snow (maybe next Tuesday?).   During writer’s workshop this week students worked on completing their informative writing books.  This week they learned how to write a closing (conclusion), and choose images and illustrations to enhance their writing.  After our winter break students will be researching about …

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Elmore Family Update – Week Ending February 2, 2024

Dear Elmore families, We had another week packed with learning, exploration and fun at The Elmore School!  Students had Friday off as so that teachers in Elmore-Morristown and Stowe school districts could collaborate in a day of Professional Development together.  It’s hard to believe that we are already into a new month and we are about to celebrate the 100th day of school! The …

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Elmore Family Update – Week Ending January 26, 2024

Dear Elmore families, Our 20th week of school flew by in a flash!  The skies were grey and the temperatures were above normal creating a thick blanket of fog over Elmore Mountain, but in the classroom our focus was clear! During literacy students are trying a new format which utilizes a menu.  We begin with a mini-lesson with the whole class. Then students refer …

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Elmore Family Update – Week Ending January 12, 2024

Dear Elmore Families, We had another week packed with learning, new discoveries, and fun at the Elmore School.  We began a new reading a writing unit on Monday with a focus on informative writing / non-fiction.  During math, first graders are exploring the concept of equality (equal equations), second graders started a new unit with a focus on Measurement, and third graders are finishing …

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Elmore Family Update – Week Ending January 5, 2024

Dear Elmore families, Wishing you all a very Happy New Year!  We were all happy to be back together again on Tuesday after our December break.  With the weeks leading up to our break being busy with projects and special events, this week we got back into our regular routine again.    In literacy we worked on phonemic awareness and phonics.  First graders learned …

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Elmore School – Week Ending December 15, 2023

Dear Elmore families, Week 15 is in the books with just one more week until our December break.  We began the week with another messy storm which called for schools to remain closed on Monday, giving the children a four day weekend.  It continued to snow through the day on Tuesday which added a bit more powder to our snowy scape.  In the classroom …

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