Mr. John’s Classroom News May 2017

New LEAPS logo As the school year ends I would like to take this opportunity to reflect upon the school’s activities. As a first-time teacher in a private school system it is impossible for me to not make comparisons. During this school year, I have had the opportunity to work closely with many new colleagues and the hard-working attitudes and personalities have been both helpful and rewarding. Continue reading “Mr. John’s Classroom News May 2017”

Mr. John’s Classroom News April 2017

As the third grading period ends, I want to take this opportunity to express my thanks to the many parents that continue to make this a successful academic year. I could not do it without your help and support
During the week before spring break we celebrated St. Patrick’s Day. We had my annual green feats on their last day before break. Green eggs, milk and pancakes were the main menu items. It was amazing to see the student’s faces when they first see the green eggs. Continue reading “Mr. John’s Classroom News April 2017”

Mr. John’s Classroom News March 2017

My third grading period has started with the addition of two new students to the class. They have made a difficult transition to the senior classroom. In addition, they bring many new opinions and additional information to our classroom discussions. I look forward to their participation in my class. Continue reading “Mr. John’s Classroom News March 2017”

Mr. John’s Classroom News February 2017

It has been an exciting start to the second semester. We have a new president who looks like will provide many hours of discussion time for our social studies and skills classes. This is the time of the year that students must continue to study, discuss, and relate their academic classes without breaks in the school week. I will keep the classes as interesting and compelling as possible. Interaction will be the key across all academic areas. Continue reading “Mr. John’s Classroom News February 2017”