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The irises bloom

We have nine Copper Iris plants in the butterfly garden. Each one can produce multiple flowers. Only one of the Copper Iris plants produced a single flower in 2019; it was destroyed in a rainstorm within 24 hours. 

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The ever-changing world of a butterfly garden

Living Lab Week - Butterfly Garden

A lot can happen in a week. Today, we bring you the headlines from a very local piece of earth we call the butterfly garden.

The garden is a place of dramatic and sometimes subtle events. Some happen so fast they can be missed entirely.

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In Kindergarten we’ve been talking about all the different uses for’s not just for eating! Did you know there is corn in certain kinds of makeup and gasoline?

On Monday we enjoyed homemade cornbread with butter and …

Posted by M. McDaniel in Just for Fun, Classroom on Thursday November 28, 2019 at 09:53AM
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2nd Grade's Gone Batty!

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Ms. Parker and Mrs. Forsen's second grade classes have been exploring bats and integrating their findings into their daily lessons and projects. Bat Day started with an investigation into nonfiction text. The students helped to create a class…

Posted by M. McDaniel in Teacher Topics, Lower School, Just for Fun, Classroom on Wednesday October 30, 2019
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Teacher Toolkit | 5 Things Miss Boyd Can't Teach Without

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Miss Boyd has taught both second and third grades at Oakhill but made a move to fourth for the 2018-2019 school year. We stopped Miss Boyd to find out what her must-haves are to keeping herself organized and ready to teach during this transition …

Posted by M. McDaniel in Teacher Topics, Just for Fun, Classroom on Friday November 9, 2018
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