Monday, February 26, 2007

Way to go C.J., Kendell, and Jordan!!

CONGRATULATIONS C.J., Kendell, and Jordan!

C.J. (2nd grade), Kendell (2nd grade), and Jordan (4th grade) participated in the Sudie Williams Chess Tournament this past Saturday.

I am so proud of these three! Each of them are practicing and participating. It takes a lot of courage, determination, and perseverance to continuously compete in the tournaments.

Please give them a pat on the back and encourage them to keep up the good work. There are several more of our chess students who had other events this weekend and couldn't participate. Make sure to encourage them as well. I know with a lot of hard work, the ASA will become strong competitors in the tournaments.

Keep up the good work and keep playing chess!

Thursday, February 22, 2007

Natural Walk at ASA

Today in Miss Sylivia class we went on a wonderful natural walk. The kids loved ever bit of it. We found centipede,worms, caterpillar and a very tiny spider.Crazy as it sounds I found my self wanting to stay out just a little longer.But the amazing part of it all can you believe I was the only one picking up the bugs,all but the spider.

Joshua the Bookworm

Joshua loves to read! Almost everyday for the last
couple of weeks he will sit and read with a teacher. One day I noticed him reading by himself while the other kids were playing games and he never looked up until he was done reading that book. I am very impressed with his concentration skills because it can be difficult to concentrate on what you're reading while other things are going on around you.

My experience so far

The after school program for me started January 8,2007. Since that time I've had a chance to me some really nice kids. They are very intelligent. They greet you. Which makes you feel so welcome. They also help out a lot during class.I think book cooks is the favorite class for all the kids who come.I laugh with them sometimes when I'm trying to calm them down because they are so funny. It's been a pleasure to be around so many talented kids.