Saturday, February 28, 2015

Welcome Little One

"A new baby is like the beginning of all 
things wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities."
                                                                                                       ~Eda J. Le Shan

Hello to Corinna Renee!  

She arrived February 27th at 9:55 P.M.  

Weighing 8 pounds, 6 ounces 
she's the the pride
and joy of Emily & Robert Wells.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Say "Cheese!"

“Sometimes your joy is the source of
your smile, but sometimes your
smile can be the source of your joy.” 
                                                ~Thic Nhat Hanh

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Home Again

Nothing like it.......

Such a surprise!

But we'll smile......

From a place near to our hearts.


Monday, February 23, 2015

All Ready

It's Monday and it appears
that the ammunition is "all ready."

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Helping Dad

Mom, we've got this!

"The eskimos had fifty-two names
for snow because it was important to
them:  there ought to be as many for love."
                                   ~Margaret Atwood

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Friday, February 20, 2015

Architects At Work

The weather outside is
frightful......but the
creativity inside?



Thursday, February 19, 2015

Happy Chinese New Year!

   #1400 WONDER OF THE DAY:  
  "How Do You Do the Dragon Dance?"

Today's the first day
of the Chinese New Year;
2015 is the year of the goat. 

Simply click the LISTEN button to
have this or any Wonderopolis story
read aloud to you or your audience.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Snow Day

"One of the very best reasons for
having children is to be reminded of
the incomparable joys of a snow day."
                                                    ~Susan Orlean 


Monday, February 16, 2015

Birthdays Give Us

Turning "Eight?"

It feels great!

Birthdays give us the opportunity to
stop and appreciate all the beautiful
things we've
been blessed with.


Sunday, February 15, 2015

Rocket Launch


The science and technology of the design, operation, maintenance, and launching
of rocketry.
"Hustle & heart set them apart!"

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Decorating Going On......

Who says "fun" and
Valentine's Day is
just for February 14th? 

Check out the library
lions in our Media Center
because they  sure are festive!  

There's a "heart" head band 
on one & a boa on the other!

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The Guys

Outings with the
important men in our lives?


Monday, February 9, 2015

Dear Grandpa

Dear Grandpa,  
I think you are so important.  Grandpa, you are so nice.  You made me bunk beds and I love them.  I can play beneath my bed.  Grandpa, you are so fun.   

One time you put on a scary mask but it made us laugh!  Love, Bailey 

 Letters to important people, inspired by
"The A+ Custodian."

Sunday, February 8, 2015

You Love Me Too

Dear Mom,
I love you Mom because you love me too.  Your
hair is brown and long.  You bake us cookies every weekend. What I like the most is when you kiss me before bed.  Love, Delainey

 Letters to important people, inspired by
"The A+ Custodian."

Sunday Thought

Author & educator Taylor Mali  
  travels the world writing poetry and teaching. 

Recently a Parkside parent said,
"there are so many great 
teachers out there"
in our district. 

Then she shared this: 
What Do Teachers Make?

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Our Heroes

Proud of our Vets?
Yes, very much so!

on this 1st place entry
in a contest to
honor veterans in our community!

Friday, February 6, 2015

Book Fair Starts Today!

1802 Cedar St  Lawrenceville, Illinois 62439
(618) 943-2327
Hip-hip Hooray.....mark the calendar! 
Plan to attend a book fair at
our sister school, Parkview Jr. High!
February 6th to 12th

Support literacy & youngsters
Buy books
PJHS earns "Bucks" for new books
 Everyone wins

Monday, February 2, 2015

Laughter is the Key

"My daughter went into Dollar General to choose some 
sun glasses for me.  These are the ones she came out with!"

 If love is the treasure,
laughter is the key.
                                    ~Yakov Smirnoff

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Tomorrow is Groundhog Day

  #122 WONDER OF THE DAY:     
"Who Is Punxsutawney Phil?"

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have this or any Wonderopolis story
read aloud to you or your audience.

Folks in Phil's hometown of Gobbler's Knob,
Pennsylvania claim their town is
the "Weather Capital of the World."
Learn more about how people
in Gobbler's Knob are preparing
for "Groundhog Day 2015:"