Don’t miss Open House at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Palisades, NY, part of Columbia University. 

Interesting exhibits, and hands-on activities for kids and adults.

Park at HNA Palisades Premier Conference Center, 334 Route 9W, Palisades. A free shuttle bus runs to Lamont every few minutes.

Extra credit for science class if you bring back evidence that you attended this once-a-year event!

It’s free!

It is time to get those creative juices going again! Mrs. McBride is offering an opportunity to put your skills to work. Find out more details for this month’s challenge here – The Out of the Box Cardboard Challenge




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      • We have! we went to the movies to see middle school the worst year of my life! I have no idea why they wanted us to see that, but it was a very good movie. On Friday we are going to see another movie, we are seeing hidden figures. We already started planning for the dorny park trip for the music department. As you can see there is a lot going on at the middle school. Has your class enjoyed all of their field trips and are they exited to go to Philadelphia at the end of the year.

  1. OMG!!!! It took us three tries but Meline and I launched a rocket that went 600 feet. We wanted to give up the second time but we thought of what you would say. It finally worked.

  2. Hi Ms. Christie-Blick. Do you remember me from two years ago? I just watched the 7x rap. They all did a really good job. i just wanted to say again all the things you taught me in 5th grade really paid off. Thank You.

    Can you tell Will and Shayan I said hi.

    • Hi Alvin! So good to hear from you!Thanks for your kind words. You made my day! I’ll give the 5th graders your message. Chirpy’s trip to India with you is still being viewed by lots of kids. 🙂
      How’s your school year going?

      • It’s going very well. Right now I’m in 7th grade. I’m in Algebra math too, which is the 8th grade math. I hope your class is having a lot of fun with you. You were an AWESOME teacher. I might walk over there after school to see you sometime. I also saw the picture with the bunny in the middle of all the kids. My science teacher keeps some Cockroaches and a bunny in class for life science. The bunny’s name is Smores and he usually just roams around the class. Plus Lee is in my class and we’re still best friends. Again thank you Ms. Christie-Blick.

  3. Hi Mrs.Christie-Blick. Meline and I are so thankful we had you in 5th grade. Although the work was hard, you prepared us well. Thank you!!!!!!!

    • Good to hear from you, Catie and Meline. Glad to hear all your hard work is paying off now that you’re big kids at the middle school. I miss you both. Hope you can stop by CL sometime, once the weather gets warmer.

  4. Hi, I just wanted to let you know that in math we are learning algebra with order of operations. I am so glad you taught us the order of operations last year because it seems so easy. Ms.Rogo even gave me harder work because the work I was doing was too easy for me. Thought that would make you happy. And make sure your class knows that everything that you teach them is very helpful in middle school. hope to hear from you soon.

    • Hi Siena. Thanks for telling me. I LOVE the fact that you’re being given harder work. YOU GO GIRL!!! How about you and a couple of the others coming by Cottage Lane some Friday afternoon when the weather gets warmer? You can tell the kids what to expect at SOMS. 🙂

      • I would love to, I will ask some of my friends, (I’m sure everyone would love to come and visit) I’ll email you and we can pick a date.

    • Looks like we’re going to get a lot of rain this week. Let’s see what the weather looks like next week. Are you all walking from SOMS? June 6, 7, or 8 looks good. What works with your schedule?

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