Month: March 2017

1st Grade Knight Writer Book

The Grade 1 Knight Writer is hot off the press!  The Exemplary Project and the first grade team collaborated to create this book.  Students selected their favorite Dr. Seuss book, and penned a review in coordination with National Read Across America Day, also known as Dr. Seuss Day.  Our Knights used the skills they’ve been learning […]

March 27

Arlington County is currently running a Public Service Announcement Contest, asking students how we can make our air cleaner.  A public service announcement is a message to raise awareness and change behavior towards an issue.  The contest is posted on the Exemplary Project bulletin board if you’d like to enter.  So, for this week’s Writing […]

2nd Annual Discovery/Nottingham Friendship 5k

Congratulations to all who participated in the Discovery/Nottingham 5K March 25, 2017 brought a sea of red to the neighborhood for the 2nd Annual Discovery/Nottingham Friendship 5k.  The race was enthusiastically completed by 250 runners and walkers.  It was a great day for a race and there were lots of smiling parents, teachers, students, and […]

‘A Night Divided’ wins March Book Madness!

From Ms. Peloskey: I have enjoyed joining Nottingham 4th and 5th graders in their earnest endeavors to read and then vote on their favorite books for the 2017 March Book Madness contest.  Our bracket-style contest started with 16 books, and the playing field has been narrowed down each week.   This national contest is in its […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – March 24, 2017

A poet dips words into springtime to season her poems with beauty. – Terri Guillemets Dear Parents/Guardians: March Madness I have enjoyed joining Nottingham 4th and 5th graders in their earnest endeavors to read and then vote on their favorite books for the 2017 March Book Madness contest.  Our bracket-style contest started with 16 books, […]

Kindergarten Knight Writer

The Kindergarten Knight Writer has arrived!  The Exemplary Project and the Kindergarten team collaborated to create this book.  Our book of stories is inspired by cold days, something we haven’t seen a lot of this winter!  Kindergartens thought of a fun, seasonal day, and tried to add details such as who was with them, where they were, […]

Assistant Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – March 21, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians, This morning we completed our annual tornado drill required by the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Our Knights did a great job getting into a duck and cover position along an interior wall away from windows and remaining quiet so they could hear directions from their teacher.  The drill took less than five minutes.  We […]

March 13

St. Patrick’s Day is on Friday. You can only eat green food on that day. Describe what a breakfast, lunch, snack, or dinner would look like.  Remember, green drinks too! On St. Patrick’s Day for lunch I would maybe have a salad, with cucumber and celery.  Maybe I will have green apples for a side.  […]