April 2018

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Earth Kids Club: Week 18, 5/1

Earth Kids Club: Week 18, 5/1

There is only one Earth and it is our job to take care of it. All over the world on April 22nd, Earth Day, we remember how important it is to take care of our Earth. We need water and energy from the Earth to live, but those resources could run out. We need to […]

Flying Machine Challenge

Check out this heart-warming award-winning 3D animated short created by the talented Alyce Tzue. “Soar” about a young girl who must help a tiny boy pilot, Lucas, fly home before it’s too late! This month, 2nd grade students are challenged to design and build a new flying machine for the character Lucas. Make a labelled […]

Earth Kids Club: Week 17, 4/24

Earth Kids Club: Week 17, 4/24

The first Earth Day was observed in 1970, a reaction to an oil spill that occurred a year earlier off the coast of California that spewed more than 3 million gallons of oil and killed more than 10,000 seabirds, dolphins, seals and sea lions. The annual one-day celebration aims to raise awareness of environmental issues, […]

National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. Over the years, it has become the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets celebrating poetry’s vital place in our culture.This year, William O. Schaefer will celebrate National Poetry Month by creating “Book Spine Poetry“! Poetry does not […]

Earth Kids Club: Week 16, 4/17

Earth Kids Club: Week 16, 4/17

Did you know Earth Day 2018 is dedicated to providing the information and inspiration needed to fundamentally change human attitude and behavior about plastics? The Earth Kids Club is working hard to educate William O. Schaefer about recycling and the benefits of packing a waste free lunch! Last week, we shared a video we created showing how you […]

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