AuthorFest 2022

AuthorFest is back for Spring 2022! We are so excited that Underwood and CASC will host these amazing experiences for our students this year. Kindergarten – Science Discovery Museum: Bubbles!  May 25– David Zucker: Poetry in Motion; Outside, with 1st grade!  April 26 (rain date April 28)– AuthorFest: Emilie Boon (visiting 5/18 instead of 4/12) 1st Grade – Drumlin Farm: Wild Adaptations; late spring; outside (pending)– David Zucker: Poetry in Motion; Outside, with 1st grade!  April 26 (rain date April 28) – AuthorFest: Juana Medina, April 12 2nd Grade – Shaw Pong Liu: The Middle Kingdom through Music and Story; Jan-April; virtual (pending)– Joe and Vida Galeota: Day in Ghana; April-June; outside (pending)– AuthorFest: Juana Medina, April 12 3rd Grade– Annawon Weeden: First Light Fun; Outside, May 27– Techsploration: Structures; Outside, June 9– AuthorFest: Grace Lin (virtual), April 12 4th Grade – Science Discovery Center: Rocks and Minerals, May 18– Origamido;  virtual, being rescheduled from READ MORE

Owl of the Month – Stacey Mann

1. What is your name? Stacey Faneuil Mann   2. What is your role at Underwood? Literacy coach…I work with students and teachers in grades K-5.   3. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Newton, actually right up the street on the corner of Park and Cotton! I am a Ward school, Bigelow and Newton North High School graduate myself! I love how this keeps me grounded and invested in our learning at an even deeper level.   4. What is your favorite Underwood tradition? Hmmm…this is a tough one as we have so many wonderful traditions here. But, I really love our March Book Madness celebration. I love seeing the students’ reactions to which books win every week and celebrating the final winner!    5. Do you have a favorite Fall activity? I am a huge NE Patriots fan, so my favorite fall READ MORE