Category Archives: School

Genius boy

WARNING: Shameless parental bragging moment to follow.   The school tested Orion academically and in a handful of categories he was at the COLLEGE level.  He's in 2nd grade!  How on earth am I going to keep up with this kid? ...
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Mini-Blizzard of 2012!

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Well, the snow sure did arrive in these parts.  Our first dusting happened on Sunday night/Monday morning.  It was Martin Luther King Jr. Day...

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1st Grade Gingerbread Party

Today was the last day of school before winter break and Orion's 1st grade glass was having a Gingerbread Man cookie decorating party.  Thankfully, John had the day off so this time I was actually able to attend.  Normally I can't because they don't allow...
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Orion's spider report for school

Orion has to give an oral report tomorrow on spiders.  I was not thrilled about this project because I am deathly afraid of spiders.  Major arachnophobia here!  Thankfully, Daddy helped catch a spider and research all the details.  Orion did an awesome job on his report.  Here it is... Read more

Orion starts 1st grade

Today was officially the first day of school in Olympia, WA and Orion was excited and a bit nervous to start school.  He had heard that in 1st grade you aren't allowed to get out of your seat and roam around the classroom like you...
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Kingergarten Graduation 2010

Today was the last day of school and the day that Orion graduated from Kindergarten.  We are so proud of our little guy. Oliver and I headed to the school to join in on the celebration armed with chocolate covered strawberries.  When we arrived they were...
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"Crazy Hair" day at Kindergarten

This is the final week of the school year so to make it exciting they are having special theme days each day this week.  Yesterday it was "hat" day and Orion just wore his favorite...
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