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At Home

Keeping up with u.school

Since we will be exclusively working from home it will be very important for you to…

Check Email daily

Use Google Apps

Use Headrush

Check the school blog daily

If you have any trouble with these services or maybe lost your password or don’t know how to login, please contact Sandy or Pat immediately so we can help you.

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At Home

“No Screen” Ideas

  • Write a novel – Check out Nanowrimo https://ywp.nanowrimo.org/pages/our-program 
  • Capture your family history: interview grandparents, parents, capture family stories, make a family tree, find out about family names, stories, etc.
  • Play board games
  • Play card games
  • Learn a new game. Chess, Checkers, Backgammon, Mahjong. 
  • Learn how to fold a paper airplane
  • Learn how to do laundry
  • Learn how to check air pressure in car tires
  • Learn how to iron
  • Learn to cook something
  • Learn how to knit or crochet or sew
  • Learn origami
  • Learn the guitar
  • Read a book
  • Plan a family garden
  • Write a journal about what is happening around you.
  • Make a zine about what is happening around you. What are your parents doing? What are your siblings doing? Here is a guide to making a zine from a single sheet of paper.  
  • Hand write a letter or postcard to your friends, relatives or to residents in a nursing home.
  • Set up a treasure hunt in your house for siblings or parents
  • Set up an obstacle course on your front yard
  • Take a walk or go to a park – we have many local trails to explore https://www.alltrails.com/us/missouri/springfield
  • Draw, doodle, paint, animate, color, collage
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At Home

“Screen-based” Ideas

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English

Calendar for 2019-2020 (also on website)

First Day:  August 22 (Th)

Labor Day: September 2nd (M)

Fall Break: October 11th and 14th (F &M)

Fall Conferences: November 4th (M)

Thanksgiving Break: November 25-29 (M-F)

Christmas Break: December 20th (F no school) – January 5th

MLK Jr Day: January 20 (M)

President’s Day: February 17th  (M)

Spring Conferences: March 13th (F)

Spring Break: March 16-20 (M-F)

Teacher Professional Development: April 10th (F)

Graduation: May 13th (W) Tentative

Last Day: May 15th (F)

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Life

Last Two Days of School – Yippee!

We have some fun off-campus things planned for tomorrow and Friday.  They are optional.

Thursday:  Regular school 9-12:30 (including lunch), from 12:30 to 3 we will ride a city bus to Fun Acre to play mini-golf.  u.school will pay for golf.  If kids want snacks they need to bring money.
Friday:  In the morning clean up the school for summer and have regular classes. Go to Regal College Station movie theater for the afternoon.  Choices are Avengers Endgame at 12:00 PG-13, A Dog’s Journey at 1:00 (PG) or Pokemon Detective Pikachu (PG).  Be back to the school by 3:00.  Students will need to bring money for the movie and any treats they want to have.
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Communitas

Communitas 84

Add topics in comments please.

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English Life Science

Fury and Furry

Thursday morning – the topic is fictional, fantasy, mythical creatures. You need one of each.  Have fun!

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Book Club

Where the Red Fern Grows through Chapter 10

We will have the book meeting tomorrow morning (sorry about changing that).

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Communitas

Communitas 83 Agenda

Please add agenda items to the comments.

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English

Where the Red Fern Grows

For Tuesday the 14th read to chapter 11 (through 10).