Summer Fun First!

Hi everyone!
I am in the Chicago area for a conference – yes, even principals go to classes!…and on top of that during the summer! I am also able to enjoy a few special vacation days too!

I was very excited to take my niece for her first time to Wrigley Field for her first Cubs game! Although she is not a baseball fan she had a lot of fun and asked a lot of good questions and now understands a lot more about the game, the Cubs, and why her Aunt Debbie loves❤️ the Cubbies so much!!! And a big bonus was the Cubs first batter hit a home run ⚾️ and the Cubs won!!! You know what that means!? We got to sing 🎶 Go Cubs Go with 41,000 other fans!!! Hey Chicago – and my MVCS family – what da ya say…the Cubs are gonna win today! Go Cubs Go!!!
Here are a few pictures until I get to show you more in the future!
Hope you are enjoying your summer!
Love, Miss Hellickson

Summer Fun: First Toes in the Sea?

Stay tuned for upcoming summer blogging challenges that can be lots of fun. I’ll be sending out blogging information to families next week, and we love to use the blogs to keep in touch with each other.

Here is one adventurer who FOCUSed on summer, plunging into the Atlantic just a couple of hours after school got out for the summer. Was she the first to touch the ocean this summer? Any other summer firsts you want to share?

Blog Challenge–Week 4

Tobin, a friend of mine from church, is a blogger just like you.  He recently started a blog to share his artwork with others, and I hope you’ll take a moment to check it out.  Not only does he share photographs of his art, but he even describes his techniques in detail so we can try it too.  I was amazed!

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(illustration:  Tobin Smith)

Tobin Smith’s Blog: Tobin Smith’s Art

One of my teacher friends, Mrs. Hunewell, uses her blog to share the latest news from her library program.  Her posts might highlight the latest books, book discussion activities, or the summer reading program.  Maybe you could add your comment to this post on Rules of Summer.  I did!

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(Photo by Chris Hunewell)

Mrs. Hunewell’s Blog:  Kids @ The Gordon-Nash Library

What would you like your blog to share this summer?  This week is “Free Choice Challenge”, and I can’t wait to see what you come up with!