We have a mother robin nesting on our natural playground. This area is closed to students for the time being, except to take a quick peek at her. #rowelearns #signsofspringatlast #nature
about 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
Mother bird
The “Rainbow Garden” at Rowe is in bloom! #springinmaine #tulips
about 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
Tulips in bloom
The Rowe School got a Ten Spin and a funnel ball for the playground this week! Many thanks to the Yarmouth PTO and Yarmouth Parks and Rec for making this a reality for our K-1 children. #roweplays #yarmouthpto #yarmouthparksandrec
about 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
Funnel ball
K kids try out the Ten Spin
The refurbished tulip garden appears on track to bloom the first full week of May, just in time for us to welcome a new group of children for kindergarten screening! Special thanks to parent volunteer Amy Sinclair and the HMS 7th graders who planted the new bulbs with our first graders!
about 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
Tulip garden
We had another successful Rowe Show on April 10th. Many thanks to our music teacher, Michelle Mullane, our first grade teachers, and instructional support staff for making this special night for our first graders a reality. #rowelearns #musiceducation
about 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
Reading of peace poems
About to begin!
Percussion
Instrument players
Rowe students saw an encore performance of Yarmouth’s Got Talent at Yarmouth Elementary School on Friday. Special thanks go out to YES music teacher Erica Troy for organizing this special event! #rowelearns #yarmouthsgottalent
about 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
Great performance by a 2nd grader
Old and new friends
Engaged audience
We celebrated healthy food choices aligned with specific colors last week. Each day was a different color theme, culminating with a rainbow of colors on Friday. #rowelearns #healthyeating #yarmouthnutritiondept
about 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
Blueberries
Oranges and pineapple
Orange and yellow
Red day
Kindergarten children explored questions about light and energy in their recent science lab with consultant, Debbie Landry: Thanks to @yef_maine for funding this project. #rowelearns #sciencelabs #yefmaine
over 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
We welcomed spring at our March Community Meeting hosted by Ms. Lee’s, Ms. Berry’s and Mrs. Uraneck’s first grade classes. We sang songs, learned greetings in ASL and enjoyed a ukulele performance!
over 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
Ukulele crew
ASL greeting
Maine children’s author Chris Van Dusen visited the Rowe School this week. Thank you Yarmouth PTO for providing this amazing enrichment experience for our students! #rowelearns #maineauthor #yarmouthpto
over 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
Interesting animal created with input from the audience.
Captivated audience
Chris read The Circus Ship in his best, evil Mr. Paine voice.
Kindergarten writers are working on “How To” books. They choose a topic they have a lot of knowledge about to teach their readers. #rowelearns #informationalwriting
over 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
Hard at work
Ms. Finnen provides guidance to a group of writers.
Writing up a storm!
First graders share their writing and provide their partner with a compliment. #rowelearns #writers workshop
over 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
Writing partners
Rowe School first grader Isla Carter's artwork was chosen to be displayed at the Portland Museum of Art for Youth Art Month, a national celebration sponsored by Council for Art Education. Her work was chosen by Rowe art teacher Emily Landry and is entitled Magic Peacock, collage with ripped paper oil pastel pattern and watercolor wash. Congratulations to Isla!
over 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
Magic Peacock
Fresh snow matters at the Rowe School! Hopefully we won’t lose it too quickly. #rowelearns #winterfun
over 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
Snow creations
Snowy picnic tables
YCS came to teach first graders about how to identify animal tracks in the snow. #rowelearns #communityconnections
over 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
Various footprints to study
A great picture book about animal tracks
Our January Community Meeting focused on mindfulness. We practiced deep breathing, learned about the brain and tried out some yoga poses! #rowelearns #mindfulnessforallages
over 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
Butterfly pose
A video introduction to mindfulness
Namaste greeting
We had our annual “Under the Sea” themed lunch last week. Our lunch ladies Barb, Ann, and Julie are the best! A special thanks goes out to our Nutrition Director, Blair Currier, and Mrs. Landry, our art teacher, for making this special lunch possible. #rowelearns #schoolnutrition
over 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
Our lovely lunch ladies
Dolphin salad bar
Rowe staff debrief with the hosting teacher after a classroom learning walk. #peerlearning #collegialconversations #continuousimprovement
over 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
Colleagues debrief with hosting teacher after an informal visit.
First graders engage in peer editing. #rowelearns #writersworkshop
over 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
Editing for writing conventions
Rowe first graders learn about coding with Blue Bots.
over 3 years ago, Susan Lobel
Programming the blue bot