School Stuff

Michael Phelps Biography

Hi! So, a couple weeks ago I had to write a biography on a person of our choice in writing class for our journalism unit. I’m sure you could guess, since I am a competitive swimmer, of course I picked Michael Phelps! I hope you enjoy. “I always thought, it would be neat to make the Olympic Team.” He didn’t know that he would become [...]


Cool Creations

Science Fair 2014

Hey guys, On May 2nd and 3rd, my friend Harry and I presented our science fair project to our school. Our topic was about rip currents and how they form. We built a small model of a rip current and also made a poster, telling everyone what we learned. It was really fun. We collected information and used it to make our very own rip [...]


School Stuff

Personal Essay

Hi Guys, I wanted to share with you an essay that I wrote for a school project a couple weeks ago. It is about water and how it is really important to me. There are also some funny stories included that I hope you will enjoy! WATER By Parker Nolan Do you know how to swim? Swimming is a very important skill all people should know how to [...]


Family Fun

Our Bird Nest

Hi! I have to tell you about something really cool. For the past month or so, there have been some robins flying around my neighborhood. One of them decided to make a nest right by my front door! Awesome, right? After the male finished the nest, a couple days later we saw a mother in the nest! When the mama bird left the nest, my mom got [...]


Family Fun

Blog Anniversary

Hi guys! Sorry I haven’t been writing posts for a while. I have been really busy with swimming and school lately. It’s almost summertime! But, there is one more thing that we are doing this school year…Going to Camp Edwards! If you remember, I have been writing a post or two about camp since my blog started last May. I [...]


School Stuff

Our Ancona Photoshoot

Hi! So, last year at school, my brother, me and some other kids from our school were chosen to be a part of the new marketing campaign. I was so excited they wanted me to do it!  It went really well and I had a ton of fun. When the photographers originally took the photos, we were just standing in front of a white screen. I thought it [...]


Random Thoughts

My First Soccer Game!

Hi! So, yesterday night, I went to a professional soccer game with my friend Harry. The teams playing against each other were the U.S Womens Olympic Team and the German Olympic Team. The US Women won a first place medal in the Olympics this summer. The Germans won second, so it was awesome to see the top 2 teams in the WORLD competing. [...]


Story Scenes

Camp Edwards Fun!

Hi! So, I just got back from Camp Edwards on Friday. This was my 3rd trip since the beginning of 3rd grade. Like they say, 3rd times a charm (I think)! This year we are studying Rocks and Minerals, so we stopped at the Quarry on our way to East Troy.  We were investigating and looking for fossils.  I found a tiny fossil, but somehow I [...]


Reading

Goodbye!…Almost

Hi! So on Tuesday, The Third and Fouth grade is going to Camp Edwards again! I am so excited. I really missed it. Unfortunatly, my dad is not coming this time but hopefully he can come in the springtime. But you never know. The last time, he got called the day before Camp and the teachers asked him if he could come. I was really happy. [...]


Random Thoughts

School is Here!

Hi, So, it has been three weeks since school started and I think  I have settled in fully. It has been great so far! We have already had two field trips. The first one was to Pebble Beach to start a rock collection. Then, on Tuesday we went to the Field Museum to study Rocks and Minerals. We all took the CTA downtown, which was fun. [...]