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Safety at the ocean & whatever happened to Pixieland? Plus Google Docs & some very pretty pictures

September 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Art, Education, Misc., Writing

This week’s lessons: This time of year, and again in the spring, I talk with the students about sneaker waves on the Oregon coast. (Warning: That video may be a little intense for the younger kids; you might want to preview it first.) My family loves the beach, and in spite of safety warnings, knowing [...]

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Whales! and poem of the day

May 20th, 2014 · Comments Off · Art, Misc., Movies & Pop Culture, Poetry

And the poem of the day, just for you… “I’m Glad the Sky is Painted Blue” anonymous I’m glad the sky is painted blue, And the earth is painted green, With such a lot of nice fresh air All sandwiched in between.”

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fortunes for the week:

February 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off · Misc.

“Focus on the color purple this week to bring you luck.” “More art in your life at this time will help you feel better.”

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happy winter break, everyone!

December 20th, 2010 · Comments Off · Misc.

See you in 2011, Year of the Rabbit. – Ms. Nancy

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What I’m Doing This Week…

September 1st, 2009 · Comments Off · Misc.

Dear kiddos, Have you been wondering where in the world is Mrs. Rawley? In our library is where! I’ve been getting the books ready for you, for when you start back to school next week, woo-hoo……… I am excited for school to start, how about you? In the meantime, have fun with these last few [...]

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Update on PPS Libraries; new website for Oregon Authors

March 21st, 2009 · Comments Off · Currently reading, Misc.

Good story on libraries by the Oregonian’s Kimberly Melton in today’s online version of the newspaper. Also check out the new Oregon Authors website, produced by the Oregon Library Association and the Oregon Center for the Book.

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Caldecott & Newbery Winners plus some family business

March 15th, 2009 · Comments Off · Contests & Prizes, Currently reading, Misc.

Are you interested in more from the author of “Coraline”? Neil Gaiman recently won the 2009 John Newbery Medal for his most recent book, “The Graveyard Book” (illustrated by Dave McKean and published by HarperCollins Children’s Books). The winner of the 2009 Caldecott Award is “The House in the Night,” illustrated by Beth Krommes, written [...]

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Welcome Back! And A Library Contest For You

January 4th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Misc., Titles to Look For, Weekly theme

This week’s library theme will be… New & New to You. Welcome back to school (soon). As I write this, it is Sunday night and little snow flurries are coming down, so I shouldn’t say “welcome back” just yet, eh? This has been a crazy holiday break, no? Hope you had a chance to play [...]

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Happy Holidays!

December 20th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Misc.

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