Entries by Breanne Clawson

Kindergarten Visits FFA Greenhouse!

Thursday, May 9th the Kindergarten students traveled to the FFA Greenhouse to plant flowers for their Moms for Mother’s Day. This was also an opportunity to learn a little bit more about plants as we were wrapping up our Plant unit in Science. The students had the chance to ask questions and learn about how […]

Becoming Avid Readers!!!

Our final unit in our Lucy Calkins reading curriculum is becoming avid readers! We have learned that avid readers read all the time, they find places everywhere to read, they keep a stack of books-in-waiting, they can’t stop reading, they REALLY pay attention to the book and they feel what the characters are feeling. We […]

Kindness Week

The week of February 4th-8th Chance Elementary celebrated Kindness Week. Each day during the week the students were given different Kind tasks to complete. The tasks included playing with someone new at recess, giving someone a compliment, giving someone a high five, thanking our counselor on counselor appreciation day and signing the pledge to promise […]

Believe in Christmas

The Kindergarten classes were given new pillows and handmade pillow cases this past week. These were donated and made by Prairie Queen Quilting, Material Girl Quilt Club and friends. The students were in awe with this new gift and we can’t thank the community enough for providing this special gift to many of our students. […]

We Are Storybook Readers!!!

The Kindergarten classes just finished up our 1st unit in our reading program. To celebrate all of our progress we have made we had a Reading Celebration! The Kindergarten classes paired up with each other to show off our skills while reading one of our favorite storybooks with a partner. Below Mrs. Clawson’s and Mrs. […]


The kindergarten classes were once again able to learn about the chicken life cycle by hatching chicks in our classroom. This year every class was given 13 eggs to monitor in the incubators and then observe chicks hatching out of these eggs. This was our best year yet of having many healthy chicks. Overall we […]