Monthly Archives: October 2014

Weaving Our WEB of Support for 5th Graders!!

WEB leaders and Webbies participated in a group activity during the week of October 20 with the theme “working together”, which was followed by MUMMY WRAPS! Our WEB leaders and our 5th graders did an outstanding job in the activity. … Continue reading

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The Immensity of Learning! 5th Grade Science Camp @ Headlands Institute.

Our 5th graders spent three days and two nights together at Fort Cronkite in the Marin Headlands for Science Camp with Nature Bridge.  It was a special experience that will leave a deep learning imprint on all involved.  Listen to … Continue reading

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Digital Art with Ms. Fry: Sol LeWitt Project

What does it mean to be an artist?  I often feel that as an art educator, I spend a significant amount of instructional time supporting students in developing craft; that is, learning and practicing techniques with different kinds of media. … Continue reading

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Parent Perspectives: Mindset At Home and At School

By Deb Blum, Hall parent and coordinator of Parent Ed Are you curious how you can increase your child’s motivation and achievement? When my kids were young, they would sometimes come home and tell me that so and so was … Continue reading

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Hall Walkathon: An Exercise in AMAZING!

The entire Hall Middle student body and staff had a wonderful time under the hot sun last Friday, October 3, for our annual PTA Walkathon.   By day, he teaches Math and wears cool ties.  But come Walkathon time, Mr. … Continue reading

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The Joy of Beginning: 5th Grade Music with Mr. Derby!

Music teacher Jeff Derby oversees a vibrant, bustling sound workshop – including at lunch. Listen to him leading a group of beginning 5th grade musicians – and hear what the students have to say about the joys and challenges of … Continue reading

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