Dates to Remember

March 2...Grand-Friends Day, chapel/2nd grade, Early Release
March 7...morning chapel
March 9...Reading is the Ticket reading logs due
March 10...Sip, Savor and Support; Parent dinner and
fundraising auction
March 14...morning chapel/SOAR awards
March 21...morning chapel
March 30...Good Friday, morning chapel, Early Release
March 1...Easter Sunday
April 2-6...Spring Break; No School

Worth Taking a Day off Work Dates:
May 11...Mother's Day Tea, 2:00-3:00
May 16...Kindergarten chapel play, 8:45 a.m.
June 12...All School Game and Picnic morning
June 13...Last Day of School/Closing Chapel/Kindergarten Graduation

Friday, February 3, 2017

Learning to Love

Why is it so hard to love other people sometimes??  Misunderstandings, different opinions, different personalities, our sinful and selfish hearts makes for a mess sometimes.  In Kindergarten.  In the world.  Everyday. 
I'm thankful to work in a place where we can all look to Christ to help us love.  It's a life time challenge.
We had a good day in Kindergarten learning how much Jesus loved the truth of His Father and wanted to share that truth with everyone.  We continue to learn to love reading words, even though it's challenging and we make mistakes.  We loved coloring Valentine hearts with our 8th grade friends.  They show us love and patience as kind mentors.  We loved taking a challenging math test.  I love to see our class try and stretch themselves.  We loved relating our static electricity experiments to lightning storms and opening our minds to the amazing, invisible forces all around us.  We loved mixing primary colors into secondary colors in Art.  We listened to a story about loving those who are different than we are and easily recalled details about the characters. And that was just the academic part of our day...
We learned to communicate, forgive and love again at recess.  We learned that consequences help teach us to remember important lessons.  We learned that tears quickly dry, and smiles are powerful.  We prayed and laughed and worked. 

Love your day,

Mrs. Luoma

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