Monthly Archives: October 2014
We woke on a very rainy Halloween morning. Mario, Luigi and I got dressed and made our way to work. Blake had a Halloween party with his grade level. We had a whole school parade. It was a great day. The rain has mostly cleared and soon it is time to get ready for trick … Continue reading
5 sleeps til trick or treating. Allow me to introduce you to Mario and Luigi.
APAC has come and gone in a whirlwind and I forgot to post these photos. As a school we welcome all the new teams. A few kids from each grade level were chosen to carry signs in front of each of the visiting rugby teams. It was very sweet. The host teams walk onto the … Continue reading
SAS Pudong hosted the APAC Rugby Championships this weekend. It was glorious! Warm, clean air, blue skies….amazing. Our Pudong Eagles played strong all week and made it to the championship game against the ISB Dragons. Our girls dominated. You can only see one half of the scoreboard in this picture, but our side says 19. … Continue reading
Blake enjoyed making a pet rock and origami boats. He visited Mad Science stations and played with Imagination Playground blocks. He loved doing a nature photography scavenger hunt and floating his boats in the fountain. He had a blast rock climbing (which is where I took most of my photos.)
Four years ago Scott talked to our then Principal Sacha about turning an unused concrete pad in our school to a natural play area. Yesterday we had the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new SAS Eagles Nest Outdoor Learning Laboratory. It was a great moment. It’s been a long 4 years with many ups and … Continue reading
Blake doesn’t quite have the hang of Christmas lists. We don’t live near stores, we don’t see commercials and for the most part we only shop twice a year, in the summer and at Christmas. And when we do shop, most of the things we buy are things like an 8 month supply of toothpaste or enough Kraft … Continue reading
A big part of me was dreading being the parent of a first grader mostly because of homework. I loved having no homework in Kinder and PreK, and I was very anxious about grade 1 homework expectations. Neither Scott and I see a lot of value in homework, particularly some of the busywork homework assignments … Continue reading
I was teaching a lesson outside today and look what popped up in my camera lens.