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Take Time to Stop and Smell the Flowers!

2020  ENGLISH  AC/ GC Schools UPDATE 

HAPPY SUMMER TO ALL!  KEEP READING!

 

NOTES FROM MARCH THROUGH MAY:
 

School is finishing up for the year and not the way 

we had first thought it would!

Due to the threat of Covid- 19 and the governor's decrees, we

haven't met in person since March 13, 2020 at the school.

In April and May our school district decided have all the teachers offer voluntary educational

activities to work on at home and I am happy to say that many students participated!

The "official school year" ended after 3 rd quarter as far as receiving

grades for assignments and taking attendance.  We ended the year

with voluntary educational opportunities via the internet to be safe.

The lockers and classrooms have been cleared and cleaned out.

Material has been returned to students May 19 - May 21 at our school.

NOTE:  IF YOU FORGOT OR HAVE NOT DONE SO

PLEASE RETURN ALL READING / LIBRARY SCHOOL BOOKS TO THE SCHOOL !!!!

If you were not able to come at check out, please call the school and make arrangements.

The building has been closed due to state health requirements of social distancing.

Yet the seasons and growth of the plants and flowers around us keeps going.

Our students keep growing mentally and physically as well.

  Just because we have moved to virtual and at home education,  the act of

 reading as well as learning every day  doesn't stop just because we can't be together in classes.

Growth still happens!  We are products of the books we read, the shows we watch,

and the people we are around. Choose all 3 of these carefully!  There are many good healthy

options of books and movies to watch.  Find some that are historically accurate, or talk about science or

a topic that you can learn from.  This will add to your knowledge and your vocabulary!

 

Zig Ziglar  wisely said,

" If you are NOT WILLING TO LEARN, no one can help you,

But, if you are DETERMINED TO LEARN

NO ONE CAN STOP YOU."

 

Notes from SPRING:

The first day of Spring was  on March 20 and we can already hear the birds singing in the trees.

We have enjoyed seeing bald eagles in our area in February as they move through.

They are so beautiful. The Canadian geese have been venturing back north to their homes,

deer are running and raccoons are frolicking about in the woods and the fields. Turkeys are starting

to appear and the grass is looking greener each day.  March and April can't make up their minds

for weather. Temperatures can swing from below freezing up to the 60's when it is sunny and warm.

 

"It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold:

when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade."  ---Charles Dickens

 

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Our reading times and books this past school year have included:

White Fang   By:  Jack London 

The Outsiders   By:   S.E. Hinton

Soul Surfer    By:  Bethany Hamilton 

Wings in the Wind  By:  Jon Steffes

In January my students could choose which book to read.

Several students are reading or have read these titles:

Prisoner B 3087 , The Boy in the Striped Pajamas,

GI Dogs, All Quiet on the Western Front, Diary of Anne Frank, and

The Book Thief and more!  

 

MY SCHOOL TIME  SCHEDULE:

For the months of April and May

I am available via EMAIL Monday - Saturdays

and ZOOM Classes on Mondays.  ( ending May 20, 2020)

I check my email each day so please feel

free to contact me there.

azaiger@acgcschools.org

 

 

Now that things are opening up again

VISIT YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY THIS SUMMER AND  KEEP READING! 

That is the best way to grow and learn new vocabulary and understand how things work in this world!

   READ 20 - 30 Minutes every day!   You will be glad that you did!

Make a journal of your day and what you did and how you felt.  

Write the dates on top and add entries as much as you can.  You will

cherish it in the days to come.  Both Reading and Writing are a balm for the soul.

REMEMBER:

" The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who 

cannot read them."    Mark Twain

 

“TWO ROADS DIVERGED IN THE WOOD AND I -- 

I took the one less traveled by, and that has made ALL the difference.”   

--Robert Frost, The Road Not Taken

 

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