Monthly Archives: October 2012

“Five Little Pumpkins” on Halloween

Happy Halloween! The Parish School students went trick-or-treating through campus and had a Halloween party!  In music, I sang about their costumes and we acted out each of their characters.  Students loved being called Batman, butterfly, race car, and acting … Continue reading

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“Where the Wild Things Are” Show!

Today was the premiere of our first ICAT production, “Where the Wild Things Are!”  With our teamwork of putting together the special effects of the vines, sailboat, stage hand, and dance choreography, the students put on an amazing show!   … Continue reading

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Improvements Through Repetition

With Halloween only two days away, the Elephants and Seals celebrated by playing instruments to “Fright Night Flight” and being ghosts with scarves again.  Though we repeated activities that we did last week, for some students, it was like their … Continue reading

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Martial Arts: Set of 5’s

The cold weather has finally hit Houston!  To warm-up for martial arts class, the Penguins and Explorers did a set of 5’s: 5 jumping jacks, 5 push-ups, 5 crunches, and 5 lunges.  Then the set repeats for 4, 3, 2, … Continue reading

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Choir Prepares For Book Fair: Save the Date!

Preparations for the “All-Star Book Fair: Every Reader Is A Star” are well under away: photo shoot with a personalized class banner (I made them!) and giant trophy, cheers for our book fair pep rally, and choir rehearsal for book … Continue reading

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“Where the Wild Things Are” Skit

The Intra-Curricular Activities Teachers (ICAT) team has adapted the story, “Where the Wild Things Are,” as a Halloween show.  As a team, we each worked on separate parts to have a thrilling show with a script, dance choreography, costumes, and … Continue reading

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“Halloween, It’s A Scary Scene.”

I wrote a Halloween song that I have been using in all my classes.  When I sing the song, I make a sound after I name the characters (ex. ghosts, OooooO, cats, hiss).  With preschool students, I focus on the … Continue reading

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