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Hello everyone!  My name is Mrs. Boekhout and I have been teaching at Central Lyon since 1995.  I taught 1st grade for 4 years, Kindergarten for 16 years, and am currently teaching 2nd grade.  I truly love my career and the children I am blessed with each year.     Most students are very . . .

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Countdown to 2nd Grade!

Hey Boys and Girls!  Buster and I hope you're as excited as we are about school starting soon!  We are looking forward to seeing you on the first day of school.    

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Our 2nd Grade Family

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Stars....I wished for you and here you are!  I am pleased to introduce the newest members of my 2nd grade family.  Check out all the smiles from the first day of school!   Introducing my . . .

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Our Adventure to the CL Greenhouse

This quarter in Science we are studying Life Science.  In the first unit we are learning all about plants.  Mr. Pytleski came to our classroom today to help us take our classroom learning outside and give things a real-world . . .

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Monarchs at Lyon Manor

This afternoon we met Emily Ostrander, the Lyon County Conservationist, at the Lyon Manor nursing home.  She started her presentation showing the students a penny, a compass, a picture of a car, and a warranty sign and asked . . .

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Sign Language

This week our Reading story was called "Meet Rosina" by George Ancona.  It was about a girl who is deaf and uses sign language to communicate at school and with her family.  We have a sign language alphabet poster . . .

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We've Got Spirit, Yes, We Do!

This week is CL Homecoming Week, so we enjoyed acting silly with all of the fun photo booth props!    Hopefully you can see.....We've got SPIRIT, yes, we do!      We love being LIONS, how about . . .

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Hot Lunch/Book Fair Week

My 2nd graders were very excited to eat lunch with their families during our "Feature Hot Lunch Day".  Following lunch, they were able to browse the Book Fair in the Library with family and then enjoy an extra long . . .

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School Bus Safety

Today we were able to learn more about school bus safety from our CL Transportation Director Jeremy.  He talked to us about the rules on the school bus, the emergency exits, and how to help the bus driver in an emergency . . .

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Happy Halloween

This afternoon we were "treat"-ed to a super-fun "Howl"-oween party.  We had so "munch" fun!     As you will see in our slideshow  the children enjoyed many . . .

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50th Day of School

Today we celebrated the 50th day of school.  We listened to music from the 1950's while we worked on some 50th day of school activities.  Everyone solved  a 50's math riddle using the colors pink and black . . .

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Veterans Day

This morning we attended the Veterans Day Memorial Service in the Central Lyon High School gym.  The American Legion Post 103 and the VFW Post 6960 presented the colors.  We were then led in prayer and the CLHS Choir sang . . .

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Our Local Government

This afternoon we were invited in to Mr. Eckenrod's and Mrs. Van Wyhe's middle school classrooms.  Their 7th grade students have been working hard to put together powerpoint presentations about our local government, which . . .

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Merry Christmas!

We know it's the most wonderful time of the year, because we had the most wonderful time at school this month!  A few weeks ago we went to Frontier Bank and decorated their Christmas tree with ornaments that we made in Art with Mrs. . . .

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Introducing our Student Teacher...Miss Meester

We are so excited to introduce you to our student teacher, Miss Paige Meester.  She grew up in Ellsworth, Minnesota and is the daughter of Dawn & Korey Meester.  She will be graduating in May from SDSU (Go Jacks!) . . .

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Happy Valentine's Day!

This afternoon we were treated to a neat Valentine's Day party.  Before the party started we took some silly photos using our Valentine props.     To kick off our party we started off with a story and then . . .

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The 2nd grade students have been learning about the importance of conservation and the role that trees and healthy soils play in it.  In Art class, with Mrs. Hoppe, they have been working on creating their own watershed pictures to . . .

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CL Bow-Wow Buddies

My students and I are so excited to introduce the newest member of our 2nd grade family and CL staff....Buster.  He will be making his doggy-debut this week to kick-off our administrative approved program, "CL . . .

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Buster Meets the School Board

My class was invited to the CL Board meeting to give them a "pup"-date on the CL Bow-Wow Buddies program.  I asked Ellea P., Ashlyn T., Trinity S. and Jaxson P. to join Buster and me at the meeting to share their . . .

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