@SequimSchools — Dec. 6, 2017

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HELEN HALLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Here are a few examples of poetry that fifth-graders in Gail Kite’s have written:

“Envy Is As Can Be”

My name is Lilly

And I’m very silly

I live in England with my mum

But yesterday I got sick in my tum

I went to the doctor to see what was wrong

He said there was something very long

It was green and you could see

The doctor said it was my envy

My mum told him it can’t be

Then he started to look at me

I told him who my friend hung out with he

Instead of hanging out with me

He looked at me full of glee

Lilly, guess what

No more envy

In thee

— by Julia Williams

“I Lost My Tooth Said Little Ruth”

“Mommy, Daddy I lost my tooth,”

said Little Ruth

“That’s not a tooth it’s a mushroom

now go sweep with a broom!”

“But I did lose my tooth right here!”

“Child, do you not have an ear?”

“Mommy, Daddy, I lost my tooth,”

said Little Ruth

The next evening

“Darling, that tooth of yours is never leaving”

Little Ruth walked away

frowning, that’s what I have to say

“Mommy, Daddy, I lost my tooth,”

said Little Ruth

A week later

“No, you didn’t! Now go! Say hi to Mr. Alligator”

“But it’s the truth

I lost my tooth!”

The next day

Little Ruth didn’t say

That she lost her tooth

Because Little Ruth

could not speak

‘Cause she lost all her teeth!

— by Lilly Despain

“Sleep”

I need my sleep

And my sleep needs me

I must sleep all day

And wake up all night

I’ll run and jump

Until I’m tired again

I need my sleep

And my sleep needs me

My mom wakes

Up and tells me

It’s time for school

And in my own way

I tell her

I need my sleep

And my sleep needs me.

— by Eva Osmer

“Lazy Fred and His Dog”

His name is Lazy Fred

He always like to rest his head

He does refuse to clean his room

Never has he touched a broom

For some reason Fred’s mother got him a dog

She thought he should have a friend other than a hog

this dog had many spots

Along with lots of polka dots

Something bad happened to Fred

He many never rest his head

What happened next I warn you

Is something you should never do

This story has a turn

That may let Fred learn

If you don’t treat a dog right

It may cause that dog to bite

— by Sienna Dahlquist

“X-Mas”

I wake up the in morning of X-Mas Eve

Cutting the yarn and seeing snow on the leaves

Drinking a yellowish drink called eggnog

And the smells smells like a wet dog

Watching X-Mas movie day and night

can’t wait to open presents when it’s bright

Wrapping gifts for family and friends with eager

That is colorful and I finish much quicker

Cutting down the X-Mas tree

The candy canes are so good you want two or three

We go to sleep and I wait ’til the next day

I open the biggest ones first and yell, “Yay!”

We sit down at the table and eat

While watching football they kick with their feet

And we open more presents and just tear

We wait and do it all again the next year

— by Izaiah Tuller-Chavez

SEQUIM HIGH SCHOOL

Another opportunity to pre-order this year’s yearbook will be the week of Dec. 11-15. Books are $60 and can be ordered with Mrs. Ulm in the main office. The next chance to pre-order will be in April 2018.

The winter choir concert will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, in the high school auditorium.

The SHS band will host their annual winter concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, in the high school auditorium.

Seniors: Don’t forget to order your cap and gown for graduation! Orders are due to National Achiever (nationalachiever.com or 1-800-800-4083) by Dec. 15.

There is no school Dec. 18-Jan. 1 for winter break. Classes resume at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, Jan 2.

The Sequim High School’s robotics team hosts a luau dinner and silent auction from 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday Dec. 9, at the SHS cafeteria 601 N. Sequim Ave. Proceeds from this fundraiser are used to buy building supplies and pay for travel expenses for team competitions. The squad is hoping to qualify for the world championships in Houston, Texas. Tickets are $15, or reserve a table for family and friends of up to six for $50. Call 360-582-3600.

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