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MARY JO SHEPPARD ELEMENTARY

Volume 2, Issue 9

Colts Chronicle

December 15, 2016

When I Went to Ice Me and my family all went to a Grapevine hotel called The Gaylord. In the Gaylord, there is ice. Ice is a place. It’s where there is ice in a room where it is 9 degrees Fahrenheit and everything has ice, even the slides. The theme is Christmas and the sculptures were so cool. When we were

at Ice, we went ice tubing. Then me and my family all went to the grapevine mall and we went to a restaurant called Rain Forest Café. I had pasta. Then we got a Build-a-Bear and that is what we did on Saturday.

One day on Christmas Eve two friends were helping their parents set up the Christmas tree. When Kameron was done he called Oran and said hey Oran you should come to my house for dinner. Okay he said, so when Oran went to Kameron’s house they ate dinner together. When their parents were in their room the star on the tree started to glow and the friends were sucked in…

By Kameron Goree (4th Grade)

According to the Guinness World Records, on January 28, 1887, a snowflake 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick fell in Fort Keogh, Montana, making it the largest snowflake ever observed

By Esmerelda Macias (4th Grade)

The Christmas Secret pt1

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Interesting Winter Fact:

Inside this issue: When I Went to Ice

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The Christmas Secret

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Gaming

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You’re Yourself

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Physics

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My Dog Teddy

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I Hear the School Singing 3 The Woodland Bear

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Boy from Heaven

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The Christmas Secret

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Colts Chronicle Gaming

Interesting Winter Fact: Every winter, at least one septillion (that’s 1 followed by 24 zeros) snow crystals fall from the sky.

Skylanders

Pokemon

Hello portal master. My name is Eon. These are types of Skylander games: Skylanders Giants, A Quest, Swap Force, Trap Tram, Super Chargers, and Imaginators. There are many more Skylanders than you but believe in yourself!

A lot of people think Pokemon is crazy. Think again! You wouldn't want to leave Pikachu, Squirtle, Charmander, and Bulbasaur behind would you? Go help and save Pokemon.

Coming Up  Tues. Jan. 3—

School Resumes  Mon. Jan. 16—No

School MLK, Jr. Day

By Ty Gery (4th Grade)

 Jan. 23—Feb. 3 -

Book Fair  Mon. Jan 23—PTA

You’re Yourself

You’re the best, you’re the worst. You’re cool, you’re a nerd. No matter what, you’re my friend. Because you’re yourself. By Jordan Todd (4th Grade)

Physics, Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein is the world’s most famous scientist for creating the formula for energy: E=MC2 (energy = mass x the square of the speed of light). He thought so out there that he forgot to do everyday things like wear socks and take care of his hair. By Griffin D. Nalley (4th Grade)

Mtg, Book Fair 5:30—7:30  Tues. Jan. 24—4th

Grade writing benchmark


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Volume 2, Issue 9 My Dog Teddy My dog Teddy is a German short-haired pointer. We are training him to be a field trial dog. A field trial is a competition where they test dogs on pointing. They have different trials for different ages. Teddy has not done any field trial yet though. He’s not trained enough yet. Teddy has white and

says he looks like a painting. His mom had a great nose, his dad had an even better nose! I hope you like Teddy. brown spots, one of them looks like Mickey Mouse’s head. A lot of people including me think that Teddy is beautiful. My dad

By Hannah Mabe (4th Grade) Interesting Winter Fact:

I Hear the School Singing I hear the school singing The teacher is singing while she is doing her lesson. The students are singing while asking questions. The principal is singing as she checks the school.

The janitor is singing while she cleans the place. The whole school is singing as they all learn. I hear the school singing. By Reese Mallett (4th Grade)

The Woodland Bear Once there was a bear in the woods. The bear did nothing for the other animals. The bear farmed but did not share. The other animals found it hard to find food. So one day the animals went to the bear's farm and took all the crops. The next day the bear searched for his crops then the bear went into town and found his crops. The End. By McKenna Nagle (3rd Grade)

The largest recorded snowman ever built was in Bethel, Maine, in February 1999. The 113-foot, 7-inch snowman broke the previous record held by Yamagata, Japan, at 96 feet and 7 inches

Interesting Winter Fact: Around 12% of Earth’s land surface is covered in snow and ice.


Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary

Boy from Heaven

Interesting Winter Fact: The coldest temperature ever recorded was 123° C at Vostok Station in Antarctica in 1983.

Today we found out that my brother is sick. He was throwing up all night. We are heading to the doctor now. We are at the doctor and he is throwing up again. The doctor said he has to go to Cook’s Children’s Hospital to have surgery for something. Now it’s been a day and it’s 1:00 a.m.; I’m tired but can’t sleep. It’s 2:00 a.m. and my brother is done, YAY. ~ 1 Week Later~ My brother is saying that he saw Jesus and he knew our great grandpa. I thought he was cray cray but it was true. He went to heaven By: Story Johnson (4th Grade)

The Christmas Secret pt. 2 “Ahhhh!” screamed Oran. Finally, they landed in a field of snow. “Ouch,” said Kameron. “Where are we anyway?” said Oran. “Oh my gosh, said Kameron, we’re in the North Pole.” “Which means… Santa!!!” screamed the duo, as they went to the workshop. On the way Oran saw an elf of stone, something seemed wrong. Then when they got there they saw that Santa had been turned to stone!!! “Who could have done this?” said Kameron. “That’s who!” said Oran. He pointed to an elf turning the other elf to stone. “Oh no, said Kameron, he saw us, run!!!!” While we were running Oran jumped in front of me and got turned to stone. “No!!!!!!” said Kameron. Then his hands started to glow and he blasted the elf into ashes. Then everybody turned back to normal. Santa thanked us for saving him then he gave us a box. “What is this for?” said Oran. “Open it and see,” said Santa. And they were back at Kameron’s house in a flash. This was the best Christmas ever! By Kameron Goree (4th Grade)

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