Category Archives: General

Take One…Take Two…Roll ‘Em!

Today, several fifth and sixth grade poets from Caledonia-Mumford Elementary and Middle School recorded their poetry to the ukulele playing of their peers.  One light shone on the stage in a pitch black auditorium, and the students read their works about this town.  Teachers Courtney Monahan and Kyle Leonard have been working very hard with […]

Read the full article »

Continuing Our Poetry & Artwork

Caledonia-Mumford students continue to work on their poetry and artwork for our book and music project.  Teachers Courtney Monahan and Kyle Leonard are helping their students draft and revise their poems about local people, places, and events.  Last week we experimented with the structure of poetry as I demonstrated how we can learn about rhyme […]

Read the full article »

Caledonia Mumford – Then & Now Field Trip

Over the past week, students in Kyle Leonard’s fifth grade and in Courtney Monahan’s sixth grade classes at Caledonia-Mumford have been thinking about their hometown, continuing to find connections to this beautiful area through their own family histories and the stories that have touched them.  Today, our group visited the Big Springs Museum in Caledonia, […]

Read the full article »

Falling in Love with Home – Caledonia-Mumford

One of the beauties of small towns is the long history of the families who live there.  Our project at Caledonia-Mumford Elementary and Middle School seeks to harness those stories as well as an appreciation for cultural and natural resources in the area.  Caledonia-Mumford is home to the Genesee Country Village and Museum, the largest […]

Read the full article »