• Miss Mindy

Whatchin' and Waitin'

So what happens with that seed, anyway? Have you started your scarlet runner bean and your sunflower seeds? I started my study on April 19. I've been watching my little scarlet runner bean seed sprout in it's green house that I have created that is hung on my window. I'm watchin' and waitin' everyday.

I have one scarlet runner bean seed and a baggie to document my start date.

Be sure to soak the scarlet runner bean in water over night.

Moisten the cosmetic pad so that it is soaked, but the extra water has been squeezed out.

Put the bean in the bag with the moistened pad and hang in a south or southwest facing window so that the bean is closest to the window. Be sure to draw/sketch your observations.

We sprouted!!

We are getting leaves and roots! Look at the "greenhouse" effect occurring in the baggie.

Can't wait to hear about your seeds!


November 3 Teacher Workshop Day/Voting --no students

November 11 Veterans Day--Holiday

November 20 "Good to the Last Crumb" orders due!

November 20-22 Gibson's Weekend Shopping

November 24 Come pick up your Crust and Crumb deliciousness

November 25-29 Thanksgiving --Holiday

December 22 Solstice Celebration



to our October and November birthday friends

Afton                            Oct 8

Charlotte                     Oct 26

Cooper                         Oct 31

Charlie                        Nov 5

Jocelyn                        Nov 19

Chloe                           Nov 21


The Dewey School would welcome donations of any of the following:


Sensory Bin Fillers:

*packing peanuts

*cardboard tubes

*bird seed

*cotton balls

*rubber bands


Materials and Tools

*tape: colored masking tape

*smallish shovels

Outside Messy Materials

*rope for bridges

*plastic culvert


*outdoor musical instruments





Think Gardening

Real gardening tools for our garden

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