Historical Halloween

Historical Halloween is a biographical research project where older elementary students choose a historical figure they’re interested in and extensively research their life and work.  They write up their findings, prepare an oral presentation and then dress up as their chosen figure and present what they’ve learned. “For me,” writes Claire Lee, a WyEast 6th…

Free Food Market

Our Free Food Market/Mercado de Alimentos Gratuitos is a low barrier program that offers a free, nutritious supply of fresh produce and pantry staples to anyone needing food assistance.  The market is open to all, regardless of income.   In partnership with the Oregon Food Bank, we offer this program as a service to our community…

LCMCS Food Pantry

The LCMCS food pantry is our student’s action-oriented response to the social issue of hunger and food insecurity in our local community and statewide.  The pantry is a shopping style pantry that is open to all, without an income declaration. You can expect to find fresh produce, shelf-stable milk and non-dairy milks, lots of canned…

Buddy Bench

At our October assembly, we talked about community, friendship, kindness and bullying. Together we sang Lean On Me. We also introduced the Buddy Bench that was donated to our school by Mario.  Who is Mario? The Buddy Bench is a simple idea to eliminate loneliness and foster friendships on the playground.  Our bench will be…