The Wonder of Words

Future Goals

Future Goals

Jackson Millar, Charlotte Bass and Dylan Rubio are in Miss Grable’s fourth grade class at Rio del Mar Elementary. They read the book Someday by Eileen Spinelli. Then they took an activity that they do as a kid and compared it to their future goals when they become an adult. rio-pajaro-ca.schoolloop.com

Life of Pets

Life of Pets

Hamster Lifestyle Anela M., Grade 6 Hamsters have an easy lifestyle. They sleep almost 50% percent of the time. Hamsters like to groom frequently by licking themselves all over their bodies, which helps spread important oils and prevent dry, flaky skin. The rest of the time they spend eating and hiding the leftovers. These small […]

California Dreaming

California Dreaming

Olivia Pate Miss Grable’s Fourth Grade Class Rio del Mar Elementary School It was a warm day in Disneyland in 2015 and I was getting to go on the ride California Screamin’. I was nervous because it was my first time on a ride I’ve been scared of. When the man said, “Ready, set, scream!” […]

Cinquain Poetry

Cinquain Poetry

Miss Grable’s Third Grade Class • Rio Del Mar Elementary School ~ Lycia Carvalho ~ Puppies Cute, cuddly, soft Playing, petting, licking Always cheer me up with cuddles Perros ~ Kaida Scott ~ Horse Cute, fun, wild Trotting, running, racing Always so adorable to me Dandy ~ Elyssa Betancourt ~ River Calm, gentle, wet Wading, […]

Space and Ag: Wonder of Words

Space and Ag: Wonder of Words

From Nancy Locatelli’s 5th-grade class at Rio Del Mar Elementary School Isaiah Hague Stars As the space shuttle launches you into space Closer and closer you are to the stars You’re weightless There is no gravity As you exit the atmosphere your bones get deficient and brittle As you unbuckle your seatbelt you start to […]

The Bear Necessities

The Bear Necessities

The following poems are all written by students in Miss Grable’s third grade class at Rio del Mar Elementary School. ••• Cienna Salles-Cunha Polar Bears Polar Bears are one of the eight different species of bears. Polar bears reproduce by having one to three cubs at a time. The mother takes care of them for […]

Dreaming of the Best in Life

Dreaming of the Best in Life

Words by the students of Mar Vista Elementary School in Aptos The Beach By Emilia, Grade 5 Boom, bang, bam Waves crashing on the shore Volleyball players are calling “MINE” Soft sand comforts your feet Fish getting reeled in As your walking, You see sand dollars, Beautiful shells And unusual rocks Pictures are taken Seagulls […]

Inspiring Poetry

Inspiring Poetry

The following poetry written by Mar Vista Elementary School fifth graders was inspired by a visit from local poet Magdelena Montagne.   Madisyn Dannhauser I Am I always seem to be contagious And I spread the love. I’m on a face, I stretch like lace. I’m usually the color light pink. This poem could go […]

Love and Pride

Love and Pride

Alana Julianne Patyk-Randa, 5th Grade LONG LIVE MAR VISTA SEA LIONS My pride in Mar Vista counts on what’s important to me. Like the Mar Vista parent volunteers, my mom Stacy is one of the parent volunteers and she takes time out of her day just to come and help my teacher Ms. Nunes and […]

Dreams of Tomorrow

Dreams of Tomorrow

Bailee Willson, 6th Grade Someday I will be a professional recording artist and singer. I will be a D.J. at a party. I will record celebrity’s voices and music. I will make my own album with my name written in big shiny letters. I will have a concert and move my fingers up the piano […]