Thursday, December 11, 2014

Ranger of the Week


This week's Ranger is Sarah. She is 9 years-old and she was born in Pittsboro, NC. Her family includes her and her parents. For pets she has two dogs and two cats. The things he likes to do best at home are play with her pets and play video games.
If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her it would be her dog Sammy. Her favorite food is pizza. Her least favorite food is spinach. Her hobby is playing video games.  When she goes on vacation the place she most likes to visit the beach. Her dream vacation would be to visit Australia. When she grows up she wants to be a veterinarian.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Ranger of the week


This week's Ranger is Rachel. She is 8 years-old and she was born in Durham, NC. Her family includes her parents, her brother and her. For Pets she has two frogs and a fish who died on Monday. The things she likes to do best at home are read and draw. If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her it would be a book. Her favorite food is ice cream. Her least favorite food is brussel sprouts. Her hobbies are reading, and collecting marbles. When she goes on vacation the place she most likes to visit is California. Her dream vacation would be to visit Hawaii. When she grows up she wants to be a veterinarian.

Friday, November 21, 2014

Ranger of the Week


This week's Ranger is Max. He is 9 years-old and he was born in Chapel Hill, NC. His family includes his parents, and his brother. For pets he has 18 cows. The things he likes to do best at home are play video games and wrestle with his little brother. If he was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with him it would be his family. His favorite food is ice cream. His least favorite food is eggnog. His hobbies are playing video games and collecting Halo characters.  When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit is the beach. His dream vacation would be to visit the Bahamas. When he grows up he wants to be a professional basketball player .

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Ranger of the Week 11/10


This week's Ranger Christopher. He is 8 years-old and he was born in Durham, NC. His family includes his parents and his brother. For pets he has two dogs named Cosmo and Guacamole. The things he likes to do best at home are play with Legos, play with his brother and practice Tae Kwon Do.
If he was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with him it would be his parents. His favorite food is ice cream with chocolate sauce . His least favorite food is cabbage. His hobbies are Tae Kwon Do and playing video games. When he goes on vacation, the places he most likes to visit are the U.K. and Ireland. His dream vacation would be to visit Japan. When he grows up, he wants to be either a blacksmith or a lawyer.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Ranger of the Week!


This week's Ranger is Micaela. She is nine years-old and she was born in Hollywood, California. Her family includes her two brothers and her parents. For pets she has three dogs, six chickens, and two guinea pigs. The things she likes to do best at home are play on her ipad, play with Davey and read.
If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her it would be her family. Her favorite food is a cheeseburger with ketchup, mustard and pickles. Her least favorite food is broccoli. Her hobbies are playing on her ipad, playing with Davey, taking aerial dance and jazz dance. When she goes on vacation the places she most likes to visit are her cousin's house and the beach. Her dream vacation would be to visit Hawaii. When she grows up she wants to be a teacher.

Friday, October 31, 2014

Ranger of the Week!


This week's Ranger is Eva. She is 8 years-old and she was born in Winston Salem, NC. Her family includes her parents, her sister and her. For pets she has a Beta fish and she used to have two dogs. The things she likes to do best at home are sleep and watch T.V.. If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her it would be her parents. Her favorite food is french fries. Her least favorite food is corn. Her hobbies are reading, going to Girl Scouts, and playing guitar. When she goes on vacation the place she most likes to visit Kiawah Island. Her dream vacation would be to visit Paris. When she grows up she wants to be an author .

Monday, October 27, 2014

Happy Halloween!

We decorated for Halloween today! Check it out!

Ranger of Last Week!!


Last week's Ranger was Owen . He is nine years-old and he was born in Chapel Hill, NC. His family includes his parents and his brother. For pets he has one cat. The things he likes to do best at home are play with his brother and play outside. If he was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with him it would be his bed. His favorite food is pizza . His least favorite food is brussel sprouts . His hobby is playing baseball. When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit is Georgia. His dream vacation would be to visit California. When he grows up he wants to be a professional baseball player .

Ranger of the week of 10/6


The Ranger from 10/6 was Orion . He is nine years-old and he was born in Durham, NC. His family includes himself and  his parents. For pets he has a cat named Opal. The things he likes to do best at home are play with Legos and read. If he was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with him it would be his bed. His favorite foods are cheeseburgers and chicken and cheese paninis. His least favorite food is Very hot peppers. His hobbies are building with Legos, collecting toy weaponry and reading.  When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit is England. His dream vacation would be to visit The World of Dragons. When he grows up he wants to be a cancer pathologist.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Painting With Local Minerals

We had a wonderful time collecting soil from around campus and painting landscape paintings from the soil we found. The rich mineral colors created lovely paintings!

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Ranger of the Week


This week's Ranger is Amina. She is 8 years-old and she was born in Brooklyn, New York. Her family includes her and her mom. For pets she has a fish, a hamster and a dog. 
The things she likes to do best at home are have tea parties with her toys and play dress up with her dog. If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her it would be her dog. Her favorite food are peas. Her least favorite food is trail mix. Her hobbies are catching creatures at the creek and collecting shells. When she goes on vacation, the place she most likes to visit Asheville. Her dream vacation would be to visit the Caribbean. When she grows up she wants to be a zoologist
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Thursday, September 25, 2014

It starts with a seed!


The lettuce was ready to plant today! 

Getting ready to put our lettuce in the ground.
Forest Class plants lettuce grown in the greenhouse.
We watered the young plants. 
Ready to plant our lettuce in the ground.
Preparing the popcorn we planted last year. We will enjoy our popcorn harvest on Monday!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Ranger of the Week


This week's Ranger is Alex. She is eight years-old and she was born in Pennsylvania. Her family includes her mom and dad. For pets she has a dog named Oliver.  The things she likes to do best at home are play with her American Girl dolls and her doll house. If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her it would be her books. Her favorite food is mac and cheese. Her least favorite food is brussel sprouts. Her hobbies are horse back riding, piano, ballet, and hip hop dancing. When she goes on vacation the place she most likes to visit is Exmouth, England. Her dream vacation would be to visit Paris, France. When she grows up she wants to be a contract lawyer
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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Back-To-School Night in the Forest

It was great to see everyone at Back-To-School night! Here is a copy of our presentation. Enjoy!







Forest Mineral Hunt

We hope you enjoy this video from our adventures this afternoon. We used the sluice and our sieves to find precious minerals.


Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Ranger of the Week

This week's Ranger is Nathan. He is nine years-old and was born in Oakland, California. His family includes his parents and his grandparents.  For pets he has two dogs, a kitten and a hamster. The things he likes to do best at home are play indoor soccer and build with Legos.
If he was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with him it would be his refrigerator full of food. His favorite food is mac and cheese. His least favorite food is brussel sprouts. His hobbies are playing basketball and soccer.  When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit is California. His dream vacation would be to visit Germany. When he grows up he wants to be a professional (MLS) soccer player .

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Ranger of the week 9/10


This week's Ranger is Shelby. She is 9 years-old and she was born in Baltimore, Md. Her family includes her mom and dad and her little brother named Jackson. For pets she has a dog named Domino. The things he likes to do best at home are play with her brother and build with Legos. If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her it would be her parents. Her favorite food is mac and cheese. Her least favorite food is Chinese food. Her hobbies are building with Legos and playing piano. When she goes on vacation the places she most likes to visit is Florida. Her dream vacation would be to visit Australia. When she grows up she wants to be a doctor.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Ranger of the Week 9/2/14




This week's Ranger is Nirvan. He is 9 years-old and he was born in Springfield, Massachusetts.
His family includes his parents and his brother. For Pets he has a dog named Billy.  The things he likes to do best at home are play with Legos and play with his brother.

If he was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with him it would be his bed. His favorite food is chocolate. His least favorite food are eggs. His hobby is collecting Pokeman cards.  When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit the beach. His dream vacation would be to visit the mythical world of dragons. When he grows up he wants to be a scientist.

Welcome To the Forest!


Welcome back to school! We have had a wonderful first couple weeks here in the Forest Class. If this is your first time visiting our blog, we invite you to look through the archive of posts. The theme for the Lower School this year is Life! At CFS. This is the perfect theme because we are celebrating 50 years of Carolina Friends School this year! By looking back through our posts you can get an idea of the projects and learning from year's past. No year is exactly alike, but they are all filled with learning. 

We hope you keep checking back for more News From the Forest throughout the year!


We LOVE a good story in the Forest Class! We celebrated the grand opening of our Forest Class library last Friday!
We have a new check out system for our classroom library. Students began using it for the first time last Friday. Very exciting!
Students reading and waiting in line to check out their books.
Playing one of our favorite games in Forest, crab soccer!
More crab soccer!

Friday, May 30, 2014

FREDTalks

We had such a wonderful time learning from each other during our FRED Talk presentations yesterday. We hope you enjoy these talks. The kids did a wonderful job!

Please not these are unlisted on YouTube. If you are using the school WiFi you will not be able to view them without logging into Freebird.

Henry's FREDTalk - America's Favorite Pastime



Lily's FREDTalk - Math Outside the Box

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Viola's FREDTalk - The Star


Grace's FREDTalk - The Life of an Early Human




Olwen's FREDTalk - Dancing Outside the Box




Charlotte's FREDTalk - In the Greek World




Sky's FREDTalk - Turn Up the Heat



Micaela's FREDTalk - Early Humans


Julia's FREdTalk -Playing Dress Up Through the Decades



Ben's FREDTalk - Video Game Family Tree


Nirvan's FREDTalk - The Kiss of Death


Nadia's FREDTalk - The Many Moods of Rooms


Emily's FREDTalk - Fabulous Fashion



Amelia's FREDTalk - Crazy Cats



Nathan's FREDTalk - The Golden State



Sarah's FREDTalk - The White Bear



Regan's FREDTalk - Leap Into the World of Frogs



Jack's FREDTalk - Scorpion Attack



Noah's FREDTalk - How Weather Is Forecasted


Shelby's FREDTalk - The Piano's Song



Wes' FREDTalk - The Rattlesnake Way



Max's FREDTalk - The Eyes That Might End Your Life




Croft's FREDTalk - The Dinosaur World



Kenan's FREDTalk - Dinosaur's World



Chris' FREDTalk - Fang of Death



Holland's FREDTalk - North Vs. South



Leah's FREDTalk - Step One of the Beginning



Celeste's FREDTalk - The Awesome World of Ancient Greece


Ranger of last Week

This week's Ranger is Sky. She is 10 years-old and was born in Durham, NC. Her family includes her parents and her older brother. For pets she has two dogs, two cats and two snakes.
The things she likes to do best at home are draw and play with her puppy, Luna. If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her it would be her dogs. Her favorite food is pasta. Her least favorite food is fish eggs. Her hobbies are drawing, reading and writing. When she goes on vacation the place she most likes to visit is Florida. Her dream vacation would be to visit Hawaii. When she grows up she wants to be an artist.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Ranger of the Week

This week's Ranger is Olwen. She is 9 years-old and she was born in Hillborough, NC. Her family includes her parents and her two sisters.  For pets she has seven chickens, two dogs and a cat. The things she likes to do best at home are read and watch T.V.. If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her it would be a magic wand. Her favorite food is whipped cream. Her least favorite food is radishes. Her hobbies are playing soccer and collecting quarters. When she goes on vacation, the place she most likes to visit Spanish Wells in the Caribbean. Her dream vacation would be to visit Italy. When she grows up she wants to be a dance teacher .

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Last Week's Ranger

This week's Ranger is Nadia. She is 9 years-old and she was born in Chapel Hill, NC. Her family includes her parents and her brother.  For pets she has two dogs. The things she likes to do best at home are play with her dogs, read and play outside.
If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her it would be her family. Her favorite food is chocolate. Her least favorite food is brussel sprouts. Her hobbies are reading, writing, soccer and swimming. When she goes on vacation the place she most likes to visit is her grandparents house and the beach. Her dream vacation would be to visit Paris. When she grows up she wants to be an interior designer, a chef, a writer and a musician .

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Ranger of the Week


This week's Ranger is Nathan. He is 8 years-old and he was born in Oakland, California. His family includes himself, his parents, and his grandparents. For pets he has a dog and a cat. The things he likes to do best at home are kick a ball around and build with Legos.  If he was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with him it would be a magic wand. His favorite food is mac and cheese. His least favorite food is Brussel sprouts. His hobbies are Legos and climbing trees. When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit is California. His dream vacation would be to visit Belize. When he grows up he wants to be a professional basketball or baseball, player.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Ranger of he Week!!


This week's Ranger is Nirvan. He is 9 years-old and he was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. His family includes his parents, and his younger brother. He has a dog for a pet.  The things he likes to do best at home are build with Legos and play with his little brother. If he was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with him, it would be his brother. His favorite food is chocolate anything. His least favorite food is eggs. His hobbies are building with Legos, and collecting Pokemon cards. When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit is Orlando, Florida. His dream vacation would be to visit Hawaii. When he grows up he wants to be a scientist.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Ranger of the Week!


This week's Ranger is Ben. He is ten years-old and he was born in Chapel Hill, NC. His family includes his parents and his two sisters. For pets he has two dogs.  The things he likes to do best at home are play with his friends down the street, go to his neighborhood park and play video games.
If he was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with him it would be beans and rice. His favorite food is enchiladas. His least favorite food is brussel sprouts. His hobbies are swimming and soccer. When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit are his grandparents in Michigan. His dream vacation would be to visit Costa Rica. When he grows up he wants to be a professional basketball player.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Ranger of the Week!

This week's Ranger is Micaela. She is 8 years-old and she was born in Los Angeles, California. Her family includes her parents, and her two brothers. She has 10 pets.  She has 3 dogs, two guinea pigs and five chickens.  The things she likes to do best at home are play with Davey (her baby brother) and play on her ipad.  If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her it would be her parents. Her favorite food is anything chocolate. Her least favorite food is soup with no vegetables or noodles in it. Her hobbies are collecting small objects from nature and playing on her ipad. When she goes on vacation the places she most likes to visit are her cousins' house or the beach. Her dream vacation would be to either visit Japan or India. When she grows up he wants to be a music teacher .

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Ranger of the Week

This week's Ranger is Max. He is 8 years-old and he was born in Chapel Hill, NC. His family includes his parents and his little brother. For Pets he has 16 cows, a big bull and one dog.  The things he likes to do best at home are wrestle with his little brother and play on his i-pad.  If he was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with him it would be his family. His favorite food is burgers. His least favorite food is salad. His hobbies are doing karate and playing basketball. When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit is Australia. His dream vacation would be to visit the Caribbean. When he grows up he wants to be a weapons designer for the military .

Friday, March 21, 2014

LS Afghan Bizarre

Introducing New Reading Logs

We introduced our new reading logs to Forest Class today. Thank you to the fourth years who were a part of the redesign and the making of this movie.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Ranger of the Week


This week's Ranger is Owen. He is 8 years-old and he was born in Chapel Hill, NC. His family includes his parents and his little brother. For pets he has two cats. The things he likes to do best at home are play outside and play chess.  If he was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with him it would be seeds to grow food. His favorite food is pizza. His least favorite food is Lima beans. His hobbies are playing baseball and board games. When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit Boston. His dream vacation would be to visit San Francisco. When he grows up he wants to be a professional baseball player.

Monday, March 10, 2014

Ranger of last week!


This week's Ranger is Croft . He is 10 years old and he was born in Chapel Hill, NC. His family includes his parents and his brother. For pets he has two dogs.  The things he likes to do best at home are play with Legos, Nerf guns and he likes to play video games. If he was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with him it would be his brother. His favorite foods are salmon and broccoli. His least favorite food is lard. His hobbies are collecting; rocks, chicken bones, shells, glass skulls and other things. When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit Iceland. His dream vacation would be to visit Brazil. When he grows up he wants to be a spaceship designer or a video game designer.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Ranger of the Week!!!


This week's Ranger is Julia. She is 8 years-old and she was born in Durham, NC. Her family includes her parents and her two brothers. For Pets she has one cat and two dogs. The things he likes to do best at home are jump on the trampoline and play with her baby brother.  If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her, it would be my best friends. Her favorite food is Shepard's pie. Her least favorite food is soup. Her hobby is collecting bottle caps. When she goes on vacation the place she most likes to visit Disney World. Her dream vacation would be to visit Hawaii. When she grows up she wants to be a doctor .