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Passing the TORCH … our hopes and dreams for NEXT year’s Grade Threes!

This has not been a TYPICAL end to the school year. We’ve lost SEVERAL school days to SEVERE flooding in our city and province. We are feeling SO badly for all the people who have been affected by the flooding. We WEREN’T even SURE if we would GET to this, but we did … so … Continue reading »

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A Final Skype … with … ASHLI!

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. ~Lao Tzu This was our FINAL Skype of the year as the Grade Three Battalion Hawk Bloggers. We were mixed with happiness, excitement AND sadness. Happiness and EXCITEMENT to hear the latest Q’enqo library news … and SADNESS because this journey will belong to … Continue reading »

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Global Poetry!

Lately, we have been exploring poetry! We thought it might be fun to try a DIFFERENT kind of blog post this time around! Here is some “Global Poetry” for you to enjoy! You will notice some cinquain and diamante poems. Surprisingly, at the end, you MAY even notice an acrostic poem worked into a cinquain! Blogging … Continue reading »

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If You Could CHANGE the World …

“UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” ~Dr. Seuss (From The Lorax) Flickr Creative Commons Photo by noticelj “If you could change something in the world what would it be? I know what I would do. I would make it LESS scary for kids to get … Continue reading »

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Para Usted Q’enqo … For YOU!

Today was a MAGICAL day … we came together to be the best for the world. HOW, you ask? Well, today, the Battalion Park Grade Threes ALL worked toward a COMMON goal … to bring MORE books to the Q’enqo Peru Library. This project has been THREE years in the making. We’ve worked HARD with … Continue reading »

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Making the World a Better Place … One ALPACA at a TIME!

“The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” – Nelson Henderson If you can make life a little easier with just One HEN … then … why not TWO alpacas! One could be called Battalion. The other? PARK! All kidding aside … the Battalion Hawk Bloggers are beginning … Continue reading »

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WHAT?!? One HEN Can Change a Community?!? But, HOW?!?

“To change the world start with one step. However small, the first step is hardest of all. Once you get your gate, you’ll be walking tall.” ~The Dave Matthews Band We recently read an AWESOME book called “One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference”, by Katie Smith Milway. Now, prior to reading, we … Continue reading »

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Let There be FOOD for EVERYONE!

“It takes a VILLAGE to raise a child.” ~African Proverb And … maybe ONE day that CHILD will find a way to share the world’s food EQUALLY! ~The Battalion Hawk Bloggers We just read a PHENOMENAL book … actually … we couldn’t QUITE get past page 16 before we felt we needed to take ACTION! … Continue reading »

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A FREE Trip to PERU!

Flickr Creative Commons Photo by Puddy_uk On Monday, the Global Grade 3s took a FREE trip to Cusco, Peru! It was a QUICK visit … an hour and 15 minutes … but it was worth EVERY second! We know … you MUST be asking yourselves: How in the WORLD did a WHOLE class of Grade … Continue reading »

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Passing the Torch to NEXT Year’s Grade Threes.

Wow! WHERE has the year gone?  It is HARD to believe that we have six days left together in Grade Three.  We have developed our “roots” and sprouted our “wings”, as Ross has told us!  While we are EXCITED to move on to Grade Four, we know that there will be things that we will … Continue reading »

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