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My NEW Classroom Newsletter

Keeping up with you fabulous bloggers can be exhausting!

I've been so jealous of the fantastically cute classroom newsletters I've seen out in bloggy land.  Jealousy isn't a good thing, so I knew I had to do something about it ...

I've always done parent communication letters - a plain old word document, 1/2 a sheet in length, sent out every two weeks - full of information, but lacking that "WoW" factor I push my students to give me.  If I keep telling my students "presentation counts", I guess I should ALWAYS be modelling it.

I found an easy, yet perfect, template for Word here.  After that, it didn't take me long to write a much better, and much more interesting newsletter for my classroom.  So happy with it!  I can't wait to send it out tomorrow!

Happy Wednesday!  

8 comments:

  1. This is great! Thanks for sharing. I downloaded and just typed my first class newsletter.

    http://ericashep.blogspot.com

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  2. That is too cute! Much cuter than my template :)

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  3. I love this! I'll have to add "Newsletter" to that ever-growing To Do list!!

    Kim
    http://joyin6th.blogspot.com

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  4. I am passing on The Versatile Blogger Award to you! Thank you for all of the amazing inspiration. Come on over to grab the button!

    Mary
    Adventures in Kindergarten

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  5. Beautiful newsletter. What a blessing you are to your class and their families!

    Barbara

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  6. I would trade you. I LOVE designing newsletters. You blog and I love to putter with MS Publisher and/or Word.

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  7. Jen,

    I love your newsletter! I'm using a simple one this year and uploading it each week to my webpage on my school's website. I was sending a paper copy home with my 6th graders, but I don't think many of them were actually making it home. Sigh... I might start stapling it to the graded papers that I send home each week to be signed by the parents. :)

    Shannon
    http://6thgradescottforesmanreadingstreetresources.wordpress.com/

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