• This Week’s Fox Hill K Book
  • Interview with BHS Senior and Author Sidra Afzal
  • BHS Poetry Stations
  • Google Classroom: Explained by a 4th Grader
  • This Week’s Fox Hill K Book

This Week’s Fox Hill K Book

This week’s Fox Hill K Book is Enemy Pie by Derek Munson and Tara King. Let’s Raise Readers! Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come – Nancy Carlson No Fits, Nilson – Zachariah OHora Stop Snoring, Bernard! – Zachariah OHora Creepy Carrots! – Aaron Reynolds and Peter Brown My Cousin Momo – Zacharian OHora Peter Brown – You Will Be My Friend Twenty Yawns – Jane Smiley and Lauren Castillo My Teacher is…

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Interview with BHS Senior and Author Sidra Afzal

BHS senior and author Sidra Afzal speaks about her newly self-published book, Wildflowers, available for checkout at the BHS library.    What inspired you to write Wildflowers? This book is a composed of art, poetry and prose that I had posted on my Instagram starting August 2016. The long term goal in mind was always to compile my posts into a book. In fact, I’ve wanted to be an author…

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BHS Poetry Stations

In honor of National Library Week and National Poetry Month, the BHS Library, the English Department, and Poetic Ramblings, BHS’s poetry and culture club, sponsored poetry stations in the upper and lower library spaces. Students in each English period spent the day crafting their own original works of poetry. A description of the stations and pictures can be found below. #bhspoetrymonth #NationalLibraryWeek #LibrariesTransform Poetry Activity Station Bonanza! Magnetic Poetry Station…

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Google Classroom: Explained by a 4th Grader

I am pleased and very proud to share a tutorial on Google Classroom created by fourth grade Fox Hill Help Desk student Celeste. In this tutorial, Celeste demonstrates how teachers can create a class, invite students and co-teachers, how to post announcements, assignments, and questions, and how to change the classroom theme. Celeste shows how easy and intuitive Google Classroom is for teachers and students and her tutorial is a…

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This Week’s Fox Hill K Book

This week’s Fox Hill K Book is Secret Pizza Party by Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri. Let’s Raise Readers! Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come – Nancy Carlson No Fits, Nilson – Zachariah OHora Stop Snoring, Bernard! – Zachariah OHora Creepy Carrots! – Aaron Reynolds and Peter Brown My Cousin Momo – Zacharian OHora Peter Brown – You Will Be My Friend Twenty Yawns – Jane Smiley and Lauren Castillo My…

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Amy Krouse Rosenthal’s The OK Book

This week I’m reading The OK Book by Amy Krouse Rosenthal aloud to all students at Pine Glen. (We’re in the midst of an Amy Krouse Rosenthal book study to celebrate her life that was recently cut short.) I’m sharing that I’m an “ok” skier, reader, and deep breather and I strive to set goals, reflect, and trust the process to improve. After reading the book, students are brainstorming things they’re…

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Budding Meteorologists Shine in Ms. Felton’s Kindergarten Class

Ms. Felton’s Kindergarten class at Memorial Elementary has been learning about weather.  To show their knowledge, each student wrote about the type of weather they would like to report for the day.  Students visited the Memorial Learning Commons, where they were excited to read their sentences and post the high temperature of the day on a thermometer while being videotaped in front of a green screen.  The students watched themselves with…

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This Week’s Fox Hill 1st Grade Book

This week’s Fox Hill 1st grade book is Pete the Cat and the New Guy by Kimberly and James Dean. Let’s Raise Readers! Wolfie the Bunny – Ame Dyckman and Zachariah OHora Gaston – Kelly DiPucchio and Christian Robinson The Curious Garden – Peter Brown Horrible Bear – Ame Dyckman and Zachariah OHora William and the Missing Masterpiece – Helen Hancocks Library Lion – Michelle Knudsen and Kevin Hawkes Mother Bruce – Ryan T. Higgins Little…

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Fox Hill News-3rd Edition

I am pleased to share the 3rd edition of the Fox Hill news. Our third broadcast features seven student reporters: -First graders Sophia, Emma, and Havish -Second graders Kate and Mairead -Third grader Kessa -Fifth grader Peyton Our third broadcast also features second grade teacher Mrs. Tigges and third grade teacher Ms. Saia. I’d like to give a special thanks to Mr. Murphy for his help in editing our third…

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Fox Hill 2nd Graders Bring the Planets to Life with Tellagami

I recently had the opportunity to collaborate with Fox Hill ELL teacher Karen Kim and her second graders on a science project involving planet research. Mrs. Kim approached me and wanted to incorporate some type of technology, along with writing and speaking, into this project. I recommended Tellagami and showed her the features of this app and she agreed it would be an appropriate choice for this project. Her students…

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