Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Ranger of the Week!

This week's Ranger is Clemens. He is 8 years old and he was born in Durham, NC. His family includes his parents, his twin brother and his sister.  The things he likes to do best at home are play with his brother outside and play board games. The things he cares most about in the world are his friends and family. His favorite food is sushi. His least favorite food is sandwiches with ketchup and cheese. His hobbies are reading, drawing and making things. When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit is the mountains. His dream vacation would be to visit Greenland. When he grows up he wants to be a chef.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Ranger of the Week!

This week's Ranger is Chloe. She is 9 years old and she was born in Chapel Hill, NC. Her family includes her parents, her two sisters and herself. For pets she has two dogs, a cat, fish and a hamster. The things she likes to do best at home are play with he doggies, play with her sisters, read and play board games.
The things she cares most about in the world are her family, her pets and her school.  Her favorite food is chocolate cake. Her least favorite food is eggplant. Her hobbies are dance, violin and her dice collection.  When she goes on vacation the places she most likes to visit is California. Her dream vacation would be to visit the North Pole. When she grows up he wants to be a dog trainer.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Last Week's Ranger

Last week's Ranger was Mikayla . She is 9 years old and she was born in the country of Jordan. Her family includes her parents and herself. For pets she has a dog and a hamster. The things she likes to do best at home are play with her hamster and clean her room.
The things she cares most about in the world are her family and animals. Her favorite food is pizza. Her least favorite food is brussel sprouts. Her hobbies are running, drawing, taking care of animals and crafting. When she goes on vacation the places she most likes to visit are the Bahamas or Florida. Her dream vacation would be to visit Hawaii. When she grows up he wants to be a marine biologist and work at Clearwater Marine aquarium.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Forest visits the Tea Bus

We had a fun adventure when we were invited to visit with the Tea Bus on campus today.  Here is an article from the New York Times about their mission.
 http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/10/nyregion/a-vagabond-teahouse-pours-camaraderie-one-free-cup-at-a-time.html?_r=0

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Last Week's Ranger!

Last week's Ranger was Remy. He is ten years old and he was born in Chapel Hill, NC. His family includes his parents and himself. For pets he has ducks, a red-footed tortoise, two dogs, two cats and a charm of finches. The things he likes to do best at home are play with his pets and play piano. The things he cares most about in the world are family and his home. His  favorite food is sushi. His least favorite food are avocados. His hobbies are playing piano and being in nature.  When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit is the beach. His dream vacation would be to visit Madagascar. When he grows up he wants to be a zoologist .

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Last Week's Ranger

Last week's Ranger was Ansel. He is 8 years-old and he was born in Virginia. His family includes his parents, himself and his sister. The things he likes to do best at home are play read and play in the Circle Park in his neighborhood. The things Ansel cares most about in the world are his family and good food. His favorite food is red beans and rice. His least favorite food is eggplant. His hobbies are drawing and collecting comic books. When he goes on vacation the places he most likes to visit are Canada and California. His dream vacation would be to visit either Germany or Tokyo. When he grows up he wants to be an actor.


Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Last Week's Ranger

Last week's Ranger was Christopher. He is 9 years old and he was born in Durham, 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 video games and read. The things cares most about in the world are his family the environment and puppies. His favorite foods are strawberry shortcake and his grandmother’s fried chicken. His least favorite food is zucchini. His hobbies are driving R/C cars, playing video games and reading. When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit is the Scotland Highlands. His dream vacation would be to visit the Scottish Highlands for two years. When he grows up he wants to be a photographer, a blacksmith or a poet.

Friday, October 30, 2015

Ranger of the Week


This week's Ranger is Olive. She is 8 years old and she was born in Durham, NC. Her family includes her parents and her brother. For pets she has a fish named Per-se. The things she likes to do best at home are draw and play outside. The things Olive cares most about in the world are her family and friends. Her favorite foods are her dad’s chili and tacos. Her least favorite food are Inner Peas. Her hobbies are sewing and drawing. When she goes on vacation the place she most likes to visit is Ocracoke. Her dream vacation would be to visit Hawaii. When she grows up she wants to be a teacher.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Last Week's Ranger

This week's Ranger is Phoenix. He is 9 years old and he was born in Chapel Hill, NC. His family includes his parents and himself. For pets he has 7 chickens and two cats.  The things he likes to do best at home are play Terraria, play with his chickens and build with Legos. The things cares most about in the world are chickens.
His favorite food is tacos. His least favorite food are blueberries. His hobbies are playing Terraria, playing with his chickens and building with Legos.  When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit is the beach. His dream vacation would be to visit the secret world of his dreams (It’s a secret world in his head). When he grows up he wants to be an engineer and a chicken farmer.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Last week's Ranger of the Week

This week's Ranger is Ada. She is 8 years-old and she was born in Chapel Hill, NC. Her family includes her parents and her sister Eleanor. For pets she has three cats. The things he likes to do best at home are play rough with her sister and play board games.
The things Ada cares most about in the world are her family (her whole family) including her grandparents and her good life. Her favorite food is chile rellenos. Her least favorite food is spinach. Her hobbies are running and reading. When she goes on vacation the place she most likes to visit is the Chesapeake Bay. Her dream vacation would be to visit Disney World. When she grows up she wants to be an artist.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Ranger of the Week

This week's Ranger is Honoria. She is 9 years-old and she was born in Chapel Hill, NC. Her family includes her parents, her brother and herself. For pets she has two cats named Daisy and Pardita.
The things she likes to do best at home are text her parents and play with her American Girl dolls. The things Honoria cares most about in the world are her family, her cats and her house. Her favorite food is mom's homemade macaroni and cheese. Her least favorite food is spinach. Her hobbies are playing outside, gymnastics and drawing When she goes on vacation the place she most likes to visit are Maine and Puerto Rico. Her dream vacation would be to visit Hawaii. When she grows up she wants to be an actress.

Ranger of last Week

Last week's Ranger was Pender. He is 8 years-old and he was born in Durham, NC. His family includes his sister, his parents and him. For pets he has two dogs. The things he likes to do best at home are wrestle with his sister and build with Legos. The things Pender cares most about in the world are his family, his house and food.  His favorite food is noodles. His least favorite food is broccoli. His hobbies are playing guitar, drawing, and writing. When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit are the Virgin Islands. His dream vacation would be to visit Colorado. When he grows up he wants to be a car dealer
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Monday, September 21, 2015

Ranger of the Week

Last week's Ranger was Ella. She is 9 years-old and she was born in Chapel Hill, NC. Her family includes her parents and herself. For pets she has a guinea pig named Helena. The things she likes to do best at home are play Minecraft and do puzzles. The thing she cares most about in the world are people caring for the earth.

Her favorite food is jellybeans. Her least favorite food is spinach. Her hobbies are playing outside, swimming and playing Minecraft. When she goes on vacation the place she most likes to visit is Chicago. Her dream vacation would be to visit Hawaii. When she grows up she wants to be a geologist.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Ranger of the Week

This week's Ranger is Remy. He is 9 years-old and he was born in Chapel Hill, NC. His family includes himself and his parents. For pets he has two dogs, two cats, one love bird, a flock of ducks and an assortment of finches. The things he likes to do best at home are play with his pets and read.  If he was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with him it would be his family. His favorite food is sushi. His least favorite food is avocados. His hobbies are raising animals and reading. When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit the beach. His dream vacation would be to visit Hawaii. When he grows up he wants to be a film director.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Forest Class Film Festival


The first ever Forest Class Film Festival will be this Monday, May 18th. This will be an opportunity for Forest Class students to share and celebrate the research and documentaries they created. Each student selected an animal to research from North Carolina. They summarized their research in a five-paragraph report. Then they created an animal replica of their animal to feature in a documentary they wrote and filmed. The following are links to the documentaries they created so you can enjoy them, too!


Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Ranger of the Week!!

This week's Ranger is Henry. He is ten years-old and he was born in Durham, NC.. His family includes his parents and his sister. For pets he has two cats named Romeo and Boots. The things he likes to do best at home are play video games and play sports.  If he was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with him it would be his parents. His favorite food is pizza. His least favorite food is mac and cheese. His hobbies are baseball, tennis and building with Legos. When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit is the Netherlands. His dream vacation would be to visit Germany. When he grows up he wants to be a professional baseball player or a psychologist.

Friday, May 8, 2015

Ranger of the Week!!!

This week's Ranger is Wes. He is ten years-old and he was born in Chapel Hill, NC. His family includes his parents and himself.  The things he likes to do best at home are play with his neighborhood friends and play video games.  If he was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with him it would be lots of crabs. His favorite food is crab legs. His least favorite food is grapes. His hobbies are playing football, Legos and soccer. When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit is his grandma's house in Pennsylvania. His dream vacation would be to visit Hawaii. When he grows up he wants to be a photographer for National Geographic.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015




This week's Ranger is Honoria. She is 9 years-old and she was born in Chapel Hill, NC. Her family includes her brother and her parents. For pets she has two cats. The things she likes to do best at home are play outside and on the iPad. If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her it would be a helicopter. Her favorite food is spaghetti and meatballs. Her least favorite food is pickles. Her hobbies are making crafts, playing with her American Girl dolls and making crafts for my American Girl dolls. When she goes on vacation the place she most likes to visit Puerto Rico. Her dream vacation would be to visit Hawaii. When she grows up she wants to be a pop singer.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Ranger of the week!!!!

This week's Ranger is Ella. She is 9 years-old and she was born in Chapel Hill, NC. Her family includes her and her parents. For pets she has two guinea pigs. The things she likes to do best at home are play video games with her dad and read with her mom. If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her it would be her mom. Her favorite food is pizza. Her least favorite food is spinach. Her hobbies are collecting rocks, running and writing. When she goes on vacation the place she most likes to visit  is the beach. Her dream vacation would be to visit Hawaii. When she grows up she wants to be a geologist .

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Ranger of the Week

This week's Ranger is Nadia. She is 10 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 sometimes play with her brother.  If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her it would be her family. Her favorite food is crepes with sweet ricotta. Her least favorite food is crab rangoon. Her hobbies are reading, writing, playing soccer, swimming and training dogs. When she goes on vacation the place she most likes to visit is her grand parents house, the beach and Disney World. Her dream vacation would be to visit Paris. When she grows up she wants to be a chef, a writer, an interior designer and a musician.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Ranger of the Week

This week's Ranger is Ephra. She is nine years-old and she was born near Cambridge, England. Her family includes her parents and her brother.  The things she likes to do best at home are play with her dolls and do crafts. Her favorite food is rare steak. Her least favorite food is any kind of vegetable. Her hobbies are dance and crafting. When she goes on vacation, the place she most likes to visit is Ocracoke Island. Her dream vacation would be to visit Hawaii. When she grows up she wants to be a lawyer/dance teacher/art shop owner.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Ranger of the Week

This week's Ranger is Naomi. He is 9 years-old and he was born in Portland, Oregon. His family includes his parents and his sister. For pets he has a hamster and a dog. The things he likes to do best at home are play with his hamster and play soccer.  If he was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with him it would be a hot tub and his hamster. His favorite food is mango. His least favorite food are the live crabs you find in oysters. His hobbies are making hamster mazes and playing video games. When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit is his grandma's house in Oregon. His dream vacation would be to visit Madagascar. When he grows up he wants to be an engineer or a scientist.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Ranger of the Week!!

This week's Ranger is Amelia. She is nine years-old and she was born in Chapel Hill, NC. Her family includes her parents and her brother. For pets she has a hamster, a dog and a cat. The things she likes to do best at home are design T-shirts and play outside.
If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her it would be chocolate pie. Her favorite food is chocolate pie. Her least favorite food is Mexican food. Her hobbies are designing clothes and crafting. When she goes on vacation the place she most likes to visit is my grandparents boat. Her dream vacation would be to visit the Bahamas. When she grows up she wants to be a cat doctor.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Ducks!

Check out the cute visitors to Forest Class this morning!

Ranger of the Week!

This week's Ranger is Phoenix. He is nine years-old and he was born in Durham, NC. His family includes himself and his parents, Kim and Harry. For pets he has seven chickens named; Nugget, Kiwi, Cocoanut, Super Phoenix, Kernel, Isabel and Gertrude. He also has two cats named Calvin and Hobbes. The things he likes to do best at home are play Minecraft and read with his mom.  If he was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with him it would be his parents. His favorite food is spinach ravioli. His least favorite food is (large) brussel sprouts. His hobbies are reading with his mom and playing Minecraft. When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit is the beach. His dream vacation would be to visit India. When he grows up he wants to be an engineer or work at Whole Foods.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Ranger of the Week!

This week's Ranger is Elia. She is ten years-old and she was born in Durham, NC. Her family includes her parents and her older brother. For pets she has three cats. The things she 
likes to do best at home are play on the Ipad and read.
If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her it would be her brother. Her favorite food is cheese. Her least favorite food is kale. Her hobbies are drawing and tree climbing. When she goes on vacation the place she most likes to visit is Asheville. Her dream vacation would be to visit Hawaii. When she grows up she's not yet sure what she wants to be.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Ranger of the Week!!

This week's Ranger is Regan. She is 9 years-old and she was born in Phoenix, Arizona. Her family includes herself and her parents. For pets she has a dog and a cat.  The things she likes to do best at home are play Minecraft, play with her dolls, play with her babysitter and listen to music.  If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her it would be her parents. Her favorite food is macaroni. Her least favorite food is squash. Her hobbies are music, collecting dolls and playing Minecraft.  When she goes on vacation the places she most likes to visit are New York City and Bald Head Island. Her dream vacation would be to visit Paris or London. When she grows up she wants to be a veterinarian or a doctor.

Friday, February 6, 2015

Ranger of the Week!!

This week's Ranger is Chloe. She is eight and a half years old and she was born in Chapel Hill, NC. Her family includes her sister and her parents.  For pets she has a dog, a cat, a hamster and ten fish. The things she likes to do best at home are play with her hamster. If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her it would be some bagels. Her favorite food is pasta. Her least favorite food is squash. Her hobbies are gymnastics, ballet and piano. When she goes on vacation the place she most likes to visit California. Her dream vacation would be to visit Paris. When she grows up she wants to be a hairdresser.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Forest Class Voted Today

Today our class voted for the North Carolina Children's Book Award for 2015. After enjoying the picture books over the last couple months, Forest class students cast their vote for a favorite!


Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Ranger of the Week!

This week's Ranger is Julia. She is nine years-old and she was born in Chapel Hill, NC. Her family includes her parents and her two brothers. For pets she has two dogs and a kitten.  The things she likes to do best at home are play with her brothers and play on the computer. If she was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with her it would be her family. Her favorite food is pie. Her least favorite food is soup. Her hobbies are dancing and collecting bottle caps.  When she goes on vacation the place she most likes to visit is Virginia to visit her family. Her dream vacation would be to visit Hawaii. When she grows up she wants to be a fashion designer.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Ranger of the Week!

This week's Ranger is Ben. He is 8 years old and he was born in Chapel Hill, NC. His family includes his parents and his two sisters. For pets he has three dogs, three fish and five chickens. The things he likes to do best at home are play on the I-pad or listen to audio books.  If he was stranded on an island and could only have one thing with him it would his family. His favorite foods are calzones and root beer floats. His least favorite food is crickets. His hobbies are collecting mugs and target shooting with a BB gun.  When he goes on vacation the place he most likes to visit is Pennsylvania. His dream vacation would be to visit Hawaii. When he grows up he wants to be a chef.