We have three trips coming up this week. If you have not yet signed up with the CPS volunteer application, please do. There is a lag time to be fully approved.
Approval is required even for coming in to paste up leaves, or staple journals. Thanks for your willingness to help out.
Wednesday, Oct 10, 4th Grade, Room 308, Mighty Acorns will be off to Sauganash to explore and to learn about plant communities, and to collect seed, rare and precious. There is a forecast for rain, but stand by, one never knows what will happen or what surprises rain might bring us. Please join us at 9:00 by the Fish tank for a briefing, bus leaves at 9:30, picnic lunch at 12:15, back in the bus by 12:45, back at school by ~1:15
On Thursday, Oct 11, 3rd Grade, Room 211 will have their first Mighty Acorns experience with free exploration, practicing woods smarts, field journaling, and stewardship (seed collecting). They have learned our traveling song and are very enthusiastic about the prospects for encountering wildlife! Please join us at 9:00 by the Fish tank for a briefing, bus leaves at 9:30, picnic lunch at 12:15, back in the bus by 12:45, back at school by ~1:15.
On Friday, 6th Grade, Room 304, will walk to River Park to do water quality assessment and check out the newly created "rapids" which now connect the main North Shore Channel to the North Branch of the River is a manner accessible to spawning fish! Please join us at 9:00 by the Fish tank for a briefing, we leave at 9:15, picnic lunch at 12:15, and back at school by ~1:15.
Still much pasting to do on the 1st grade leaf collections. Let me know if you can put in some time on this. And I am still looking for an opening to have a workshop for new Mighty Acorns parents, to discuss your important co-explorer role during these field trips. Time is short!
Copies of my book "The Fight Between Quiet and Noise" are available from me at school, or at the website: www.sipipublishing.com. A portion of the proceeds will support the Waters Ecology Program.
Many thanks to all,