At the end of each quarter the kindergarten classes celebrate the reading skills we have developed that quarter. Our first quarter unit was called We Are Readers! The unit focused on how kindergarten kids can already be readers when we look at and talk about “learn about the world books” (nonfiction), and when we retell […]
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About Kara Ensor
I grew up not far from Centralia in the small town of Holliday, MO. After high school I attended the University of Missouri-Columbia where I received a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education in 2012, and a Master’s of Education degree in Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum in 2013.
I have been a kindergarten teacher at Chance Elementary since 2012, a Middle School softball coach since 2013, and the 7th Grade Girls basketball coach since 2016.
My hobbies include spending time with family and friends, cooking, crafting, and reading!
Entries by Kara Ensor
The CBMS softball teams have been working hard this season and look forward to their last week of competition. Below are the scores for the games we’ve had so far. The A team currently has a record of (4-6) and the B team’s current record is (2-4). A Team (4th place finish in Centralia Tournament) […]
In kindergarten we have been discussing how we are already readers! We have been practicing reading in several ways including reading our poetry notebooks, by learning sight words, during whole group reading time, and through our reading curriculum lessons. One of the favorite reading lessons among the kindergarten classes was going on a reading walk […]
The Chance Elementary PTO held a “PTO FUN DAY” for the students at CES on Friday, May 17. Each grade level got to visit the fun stations that were set up and run by PTO volunteers. A few of the stations included sidewalk chalk, bounce house, parachute, and some relays! The kindergarten students enjoyed their […]
The CES kindergarten class has been practicing for their upcoming performance of Three Nanny Goats Gruff. The students have been going to CBMS every day this week to practice and will be preforming their dress rehearsal tomorrow morning for the 1st and 2nd graders of CES. The kindergarten class will have their final performance of […]
The kindergarten students at CES enjoyed a trip to the high school to visit the FFA Petting Zoo. The FFA members put together activities for the students to participate in as part of National FFA Week. The students were able to visit three stations while at the Ag Building. One station was making a bracelet. […]
The kindergarten students at CES have enjoyed having iPad time during their literacy and math stations. Below is a picture of five of our favorites, as well as brief descriptions of the apps. KIDS A-Z: this app is great because students have access to books on their reading level. This app is also unique because […]
The 7th grade girls basketball team ended their season this past week with a record of 12-2. The team beat Hallsville (40-19) in their last regular season game. The lead scorer was Ellie Page with 13 points. The 7th grade girls ended their season with the Centralia Christmas Classic. In the first round of the […]
Pictured above is the 7th grade girls basketball team after their 2nd place finish in the North Callaway Tournament. The 7th grade girls basketball team is continuing to have a successful season. This past week the girls beat North Callaway (38-12) and Harrisburg (32-19). The leading scorer against North Callaway was Morgan Ross with […]
The 7th grade girls basketball team has continued to have success on the court! The Lady Panthers beat St. Brendan’s 42-16, Holy Rosary 40-35, Bowling Green 42-12, and Mexico 36-18. The lead scorer against St. Brendan’s was Lexi Cook with 9 points, and Ellie Page threw up 13 points against Holy Rosary. Shelby Lewis lead […]
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