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Dragon Making Song

While working on attaching hand-painted scales to our giant Puff the Magic Dragon puppet, part of the prekindergarten Sunflower class broke into a song inspired by one of them cutting a circle-shaped scale. January 16, 2017

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Open House Sat. Jan. 20th 10 am-12:30 pm for Prospective Students and Families

St. Gabriel Episcopal School will be having an Open House for prospective students and their families on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm at the school/church at 17435 NW West Union Rd. Portland, Or 97229. This

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SGES Work Party Saturday Jan. 13th, 2018 9:00am-noon

Teachers, board members, parents, students and church members are all welcome to join in our SGES Work Party Saturday, January 13th, 2018 9:00 am to noon at the school 17435 NW West Union Rd. Portland, OR 97229. We will be

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Puff the Magic Dragon Film Project

For winter 2018 SGES students have chosen the song “Puff the Magic Dragon” to build a film performance on. They learned the song before winter break, and on their return to school they have begun to collaborate on what their

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SGES Teachers Reggio Emilia Training with Leah McDermott

SGES teachers were excited to have a Reggio Emilia training workshop today, Thursday Jan. 4th with Leah McDermott, M.Ed. Leah drove up from her home in Eugene and we  learned amazing things from her about child-centered learning including classroom structure,

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SGES Family Gingerbread House Building December 2017

SGES students and families had fun building and decorating gingerbread houses of all types and shapes in December at a midday holiday gathering. Parents donated the treats and the school supplied the graham cracker walls and roofs as well as

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Our Playground Improvements by Eagle Scouts December 2017

Many thanks to a hard-working group of Eagle Scouts led by Henry Gillespie who created a hilled terrace on our Reggio Emilia-influenced playground at St. Gabriel Episcopal School. The scouts and their families braved wet December weather and worked for

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Clay Exploration- Messy Fun! Art Instruction November 2017

SGES Preschool and Prekindergarten students have spent November learning about and working with natural, local clay with Ms. Page! Week One Nov. 1-2: Students were given the chance to take their shoes and socks off, wash their feet in warm

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Circles and Crayons Art Instruction October 2017

St. Gabriel students have been exploring circles and crayons with Ms. Page the last two weeks. The first week we started out practicing drawing small circle shapes. This helps students learn to gauge the size of things on the page

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SGES Fall Field Trip to the Farm and Pumpkin Patch

St. Gabriel Episcopal School students, teachers and parents had a blast at the Plumper Pumpkin family farm field trip on a rainy October 2017 day!

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