September 11 isPatriot Day. Patriot Day is to remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001. September 11th reminds us of all those who displayed great acts of courage that day. We must remember that ordinary citizens have the power to be extraordinary.
Decorate a medal in honor of a fallen hero. Find a name here.
How will you show courage this year? Post your comment below.
Are you looking for a fun way to practice your math facts? Would you like to compete with students from all over the world? World Math Day is for you! Register and begin practicing today! On October 13-15 you can compete with students from all over the world using your math skills. Watch the video to find out more. Then, ask your parents to register you by clicking this link or this link and begin practicing today!
Today is September 11th. Fourteen years ago was a day of grief and a day of courage. At our assembly, we learned how ordinary people found the courage to do extraordinary things. Welles Crowther, The Man in the Red Bandanna, was one of many amazing people. Visit the CLE Courage website and listen to our book of the month.
Remember Mrs. King’s warrior words, “I have the power and the courage to be a positive, proactive upstander.” Will you: stand up for yourself, stand up for others, make a new friend, try out for a team, develop a skill, audition for a play, speak in front of an audience, ask for help, treat failures as opportunities to grow, etc.? Post a comment to our class blog on how you will use courage this year.
CAST YOUR VOTES TO NAME THE TAPPAN ZEE FALCON CHICKS!Voting Open Until 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 27
The New NY Bridge project invites you to vote in a week-long poll to name the recently-hatched Tappan Zee falcons—called eyases (“EYE-a-sez”)—that are nesting with their parents atop the existing bridge. The 10 suggested names are the product of the imaginations of Rockland and Westchester elementary school students.
The Name-the-Falcons poll will remain open until 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 27. Names that garner the most votes will be announced shortly thereafter and the schools that suggested the winning names will be recognized.
Hey, Cottage Lane students! We love it when the weather is nice and recess is outside, but what about when it’s not? Mrs. Ramirez and Mrs. Beglin are asking for your ideas. Please go to the students page on the CLE website. Take the survey and give them some ideas to make indoor recess better. Click here…http://blogs.socsd.org/cle/students/
During reading workshop we peer-revised each other’s character trait t-charts. Take a minute and reflect. How did peer revision help you? What will you remember to do the next time you complete a character trait t-chart?
“I hope the millions of people I’ve touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.” ~Michael Jordan
October’s Superpower is Optimism!
Optimism is ability to look on the more favorable side of situations; positive attitude; cheerfulness.
Optimism is the tendency to expect the best and see the best in all things.
Optimism is a habit of expecting things to turn out for the best.
You have the power to look on the positive side. You have a choice on how you live your life and how you view your situation. We also can help others to look on the bright side. These two videos are great reminders: