• The Devil’s Playlist’s Listening Lunch Delights Listeners
  • Finally! Screen Recording in iOS 11 for the iPad
  • Ignite a Creative Fire in Your Students with Adobe Spark
  • This Week’s Fox Hill 1st Grade Book
  • This Week’s Fox Hill K Book

The Devil’s Playlist’s Listening Lunch Delights Listeners

The Devil’s Playlist (TDP) hosted their first ever listening lunch today in the BHS Library. The event showcased the musical and poetic talents of BHS students in an open-mic style forum while also allowing listeners to unwind between classes. The lunch opened with junior Emily Campagna on vocals and senior Julia Feist on keyboard. The duo typically performs under the catchy name “Don’t Call Me Honey.” The group treated the…

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Finally! Screen Recording in iOS 11 for the iPad

Easy screen recording has FINALLY arrived on the iPad with the latest update to iOS 11! With this update, students and teachers can easily screen record anything that is happening on their iPad. An immediate classroom use could be adding narration to a Google Slide presentation, or demonstrating how to use a new application. Teachers can now easily and quickly flip a lesson, share it with students via Google Classroom,…

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Ignite a Creative Fire in Your Students with Adobe Spark

Mr. Murphy and I are excited to introduce the app Adobe Spark to our students here at Fox Hill and to all elementary students throughout the district. Adobe Spark is an easy-to-use digital storytelling app that allows students to combine text, photos, videos, music, and clip art into a video that can be easily saved to the iPad camera roll. Students can share their completed videos with their parents via…

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This Week’s Fox Hill 1st Grade Book

This week’s Fox Hill 1st grade book is Read the Book, Lemmings! by Ame Dyckman and Zachariah OHora. Let’s Raise Readers! Wolfie the Bunny – Ame Dyckman and Zachariah OHora The Curious Garden – Peter Brown Library Lion – Michelle Knudsen and Kevin Hawkes William and the Missing Masterpiece – Helen Hancocks Even Monsters Need Haircuts – Matthew McElligott Read the Book, Lemmings! – Ame Dyckman and Zachariah OHora

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This Week’s Fox Hill K Book

This week’s Fox Hill K book is Twenty Yawns by Jane Smiley and Lauren Castillo! Let’s Raise Readers! Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come – Nancy Carlson Stop Snoring, Bernard – Zachariah OHora Last Stop on Market Street – Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson Carla’s Sandwich – Debbie Herman and Sheila Bailey It’s Only Stanley – Jon Agee Larf – Ashley Spires Twenty Yawns – Jane Smiley and…

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Veteran’s Day Event at Barnes & Noble

Most fifth grade students from Pine Glen Elementary School wrote a letter to a wounded veteran today. Students may read their letters as part of the ceremony on Friday, November 10th at noon at the Burlington Barnes & Noble if they wish. The event will be broadcast on Facebook Live. Students who want to read their letter may ask for Dominic Copeland at the Barnes and Noble customer service desk.  

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Seesaw Spotlight at Fox Hill-Grades 1, 2, & 3

Mr. Murphy and I are proud to spotlight four Fox Hill teachers from grades one, two, and three how they are leveraging Seesaw to document student learning and connect with parents. First Grade-Ms. Stone  This past week I had the opportunity to visit Ms. Stone’s class and introduce them to the drawing tool in Seesaw. Students learned how to change the color and line thickness of the pen tool,  how…

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This Week’s Fox Hill K Book

This week’s Fox Hill K book is Larf by Ashley Spires! Let’s Raise Readers! Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come – Nancy Carlson Stop Snoring, Bernard – Zachariah OHora Last Stop on Market Street – Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson Carla’s Sandwich – Debbie Herman and Sheila Bailey It’s Only Stanley – Jon Agee Larf – Ashley Spires

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Parent and Family Resources

Thank you to BPS EdTech Team member Jenn Scheffer for creating this list of technology resources for parents and families. Parent and family collaboration is a critical component of the Burlington Public Schools 1:1 Learning Program. The BPS EdTech works with families so they understand the technology initiatives and implementation of 1:1 learning devices and applications. We encourage you to be involved with your child and their use of technology on…

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