• Fox Hill Fall Book Fair
  • CS Thinking Skills – Not Just For Coding
  • This Week’s Fox Hill 1st Grade Book
  • This Week’s Fox Hill K Book
  • 10 Tips for Commenting in Seesaw (For Students, By Students!)

Fox Hill Fall Book Fair

Our Autumn Book Fair will run from October 16th through the 20th. Click here to see my letter home to parents and families. Click here to see the most up to date Book Fair schedule. Click here for a handy tax chart. – The MA 6.25% sales tax applies to all Book Fair sales. Please send your child with enough to cover the sales tax! Let’s all work together to…

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CS Thinking Skills – Not Just For Coding

  This week, Memorial 4th graders will finish up their second lesson on computer science and we still haven’t touched an iPad. What?! How can that be? Isn’t computer science all about computers? Well, yes. And no.     While computer science is about using the power of computers to solve problems, it’s the computational thinking that harnesses that power and so much more. The skills we are learning, and…

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10 Tips for Commenting in Seesaw (For Students, By Students!)

Fox Hill fifth graders have created an excellent video featuring 10 tips for commenting on student work in Seesaw. We are excited to share this video with our teachers and students and we’re confident these tips will help students write high quality comments. Feel free to share this video with your school community if you are using Seesaw. Thank you to Celeste, Kritika, Madison, Bella, Max, Adi, Aadi, Mason, Elena,…

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Grade 3 Seesaw and Forces and Motion at Memorial

Grade 3 students at Memorial School have been busy with journal writing using Seesaw. Our third graders are busy working on their Forces and Motion unit with Mr. Musselman and we are writing reflections on what we are learning about this unit. This week the students did a hovercraft soccer ball activity with Mr. Musselman and today we wrote about what we had learned from this classroom experiment. Students were…

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Collaborative Rainbow Peace Flag Project

Poetic Ramblings, BHS’s Poetry and Culture Club, and Spectrum, BHS’s LGBTQ+ Club partnered to create a Rainbow Peace Flag Project intended to promote a positive sense of community at our school. Simultaneously celebrating diversity and acknowledging human connection, the rainbow peace flag symbolizes inclusiveness and represents peaceful dialogue over violence. During today’s common planning period, teachers and students worked together in the library to design rainbow peace flags for classrooms…

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iOS Tips & Tricks Part 1

Mr. Murphy and I are proud to share the first tutorial from the students of Fox Hill HDx (stayed tuned for a detailed blog post on this new program at Fox Hill). In this first tutorial, fifth graders Madison, Elena, Celeste and Elise demonstrate how to disable key flicks in iOS 11 as well as how to navigate the new Control Center and close apps. Once teachers and students download…

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