Let’s make history this year with the Thanksgiving Macy’s Day Parade!

We look at one of many traditions for Thanksgiving is to watch the Macy’s Day Parade and see all of the amazing balloons and floats! We will be reading a Biography of Tony Sarg; a biography is a TRUE Nonfiction Story about someone’s life, and many times in a biography you might see a timeline.… Read More Let’s make history this year with the Thanksgiving Macy’s Day Parade!

Sunshine for World KINDNESS Day on Friday 11/13! Everyday can be World Kindness Day!

Friday, November 13th is World Kindness Day! This week let’s all do at least one Random Act of Kindness to show how much we care about someone. Pick someone you know, pick someone you kind of know, or pick someone you don’t know – but find a way to deliver someone some sunshine!  One way… Read More Sunshine for World KINDNESS Day on Friday 11/13! Everyday can be World Kindness Day!

In November, we show how Communities are Courageous!

November is the time we focus on feeling “COURAGEOUS“.     What does COURAGEOUS mean?  COURAGEOUS means to be making good choices, even if it is hard! It also means being brave and doing something that might scare you or make you nervous!! Ways to show being COURAGEOUS: Doing the right thing, even if others are… Read More In November, we show how Communities are Courageous!

Let’s take a VOTE: Who will be the PRESIDENT of the Jungle?

What do you think is the most important part about being a good citizen? Being kind and helpful? Working WITH people? At William O Schaefer, we show good citizenship through our the plan shown in our Classroom Charters! On the computer, we show show digital citizenship by making good choices with our words, our searches,… Read More Let’s take a VOTE: Who will be the PRESIDENT of the Jungle?

Happy Global Read Aloud! What’s Your Name – Where Did It Come From?

Global Read Aloud is celebrated starting October 5th and the book chosen this year is Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal! As the theme of the month of October is Communities are Inclusive – we know that everyone has a story!  In this beautiful book, Alma finds out the true story… Read More Happy Global Read Aloud! What’s Your Name – Where Did It Come From?