This time of year is always so beautiful with the lights of the holiday season, and the gentle snow falling from the sky, and the beauty of the Rockefeller Center Tree in New York City! No matter what holiday you celebrate, it is always beautiful to see! The tradition of the Rockefeller Tree began about… Read More There are SNOW Stories Like These!
During the cold winter seasons, each culture has their own way to spread light and bring smiles (and sometimes even gifts) to people’s faces. Well, think about that when you are lighting your Menorah, or your Christmas Tree, or your Diyas – or maybe when you go to church or synagogue or just in your… Read More Be the LIGHT this holiday season!
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!
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?
Is it TRUE that Halloween is on October 31st? Are witches REAL? Are scarecrows really scary – or is that FICTION? Do you like to read about TOPICS that are REAL or a STORY with CHARACTERS? Let’s talk about NONFICTION and FICTION and what is the difference! If you want to hear Ms. Zatarga explain… Read More Library: It’s a FACT that Halloween is Coming!!
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?
This week we started with International Peace Day on September 21st!! We are discussing ways to bring our minds, our bodies, and our breath back to a peaceful state. “I am at peace when I am reading” said a student from Ms. Sommers’s class – and a lot of us feel this way, especially Ms.… Read More Peace & Parr: Be Who You Are!
September 8, 2020: Welcome Back to the Library! Click on an image – it will take you on an adventure or lead you to a place to listen to a read aloud! Find the little yellow speaker and you can hear Ms. Zatarga telling you about all of the fun places to go in this… Read More Welcome Back to the WOS Library!!