The Ogren House

Ogren House Schedule

Monday: Music                                                    

Tuesday: Library PE 

Wednesday: None

Thursday: PE                             

Friday: Music                      


Nightly homework is 20 minutes (at least) of reading

15 minutes a week of Zearn

15 minutes a week of typing (or typing assignment)

Thunder Cake Recipe  From a book we read in class by Patricia Polacco

Cream together, one at a time

1cup shortening

13/4 cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

3 eggs, separated

(Blend yolks in.  Beat whites until they are stiff, then fold in.)

1 cup cold water

1/3 cup pureed tomatoes

Sift together:

2 1/2 cups cake flour

1/2 cup dry cocoa

1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

Mix dry mixture into creamy mixture.  Bake in two greased and floured 8 1/2 inch round pans at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes.  Frost with chocolate butter frosting.  Top with strawberries.



Smarter Balanced Assessment

The ISD is encouraging all families to set aside just one hour to help your child become familiar with the new online Smarter Balanced state test. Training tests in both Math and English/Language Arts are available online and will allow your child to experience what the Smarter Balanced test is like and be introduced to all the tools needed to take the test online. Click on the green button (shown here) and login as a guest. Be sure to select the appropriate grade level on the login form. The Smarter Balanced website has lots of information on the new tests including a helpful FAQ.