This week Ms. Juriga taught us a new hula hoop game during Morning Meeting. We also have an amazing performance on the Fillmore stage of "A Beautiful World."Read More
2017-18: The Happy Hedgehogs
Here's looking ahead to our 2017-18 class!
If you are looking for our 2016-17 class (the beloved Disco Dolphins), please click here.
Happy New Year! The Hedgehogs jumped into 2018 eager to learn and have fun.Read More
We got to know Genesis, our new friend and fellow Hedgehog, and we took our second trip to the Kennedy Center to see Me ... Jane.Read More
This week we welcomed Mr. Randall into our Happy Hedgehog family!Read More
The Hedgehogs returned from Thanksgiving happy and eager to get back to work!Read More
We grew as dramatic artists as we worked in small groups in the classroom to tell the story of how plastic, paper, and aluminum get recycled, and we grew in our appreciation of the visual arts by visiting the Renwick Gallery. We also celebrated our two November birthday boys!Read More
What makes the Hedgehogs such fantastic readers and writers? The fact that they joyfully practice all the time!Read More
Our class got bigger and better this week with the arrival of James, Hedgehog #26!Read More
This week we had our first Learning Celebration, where we recognized all the amazing growth that has taken place over the past 10 weeks.Read More
Thanks to all our awesome parent chaperones, the Hedgehogs took a great trip to the National Portrait Gallery this week. We also celebrated Diwali with Asha's mom!Read More
We said goodbye to our beloved Ms. Arroyo this week, and we also received a terrific visiting teacher--Charlotte's mom! As part of our American Heroes unit, she taught us about the Peace Corps.Read More
This week we took our first field trip! We took a ride on Night Train 57 at the Kennedy Center and also got invited to the rooftop terrace. 25 Hedgehogs in one elevator was a once-in-a-lifetime experience!Read More
We were amazing managers of the monthly 1st Floor Morning Meeting, and we enjoyed the beautiful weather with so much PE and recess fun.Read More
So much reading and writing in the Hedgehog classroom!Read More
It's hard to believe we've already been learning and growing for a whole month! And it's hard to believe that we set Ms. Mitchell off on maternity leave this Friday! Good luck, Ms. M, and see you in January!Read More
Another trip to Fillmore, and lots of reading and writing!Read More
Routines were strengthened, and deep learning really took off this week as we began our American Heroes unit. We also continued to build friendships and have loads of fun!Read More
What an amazing first week! Reconnecting with old friends, meeting new ones, and forming our class identity as the Happy Hedgehogs ... it's the beginning of a joyful year of learning!Read More
Photos celebrating the first week of our 2017-18 K-1 class will be posted this Friday, August 28!
This home page is all set up for Ms. Emminger's class of 2017-18! I already can't wait to reunite with my rising first graders and meet my new Kindergartners!
If you are looking for the 2016-17 posts of the beloved Disco Dolphins, please click here.