Monday, September 18, 2017


We have been learning the different genres in literature.  The last couple days we have learned about drama.  The students are picking their parts for the play they chose.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Student Council

This week is student council elections.  The candidates for our class have worked hard representing who they are by creating a poster.  We have displayed them around the classroom.  On Friday, each candidate will give a speech to the class on why they should be elected as a student council representative.
Good luck to all the candidates!!

Friday, August 25, 2017

Part of History!

We started making observations of the solar eclipse right after lunch.  Our observations continued throughout the afternoon until it was time for totality.  Gardner students and staff gathered on the soccer fields to watch the eclipse.  It was pretty amazing to share the excitement with the students!

 Sketching our observations 

 Waiting for Totality!

Some thoughts from the students about the solar eclipse.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Picnic Lunch

We had a picnic lunch outside to celebrate the Solar Eclipse.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Solar Eclipse

On Friday, we made our very own solar eclipse in class.  The students were amazed at how neat these turned out!

1st Day of 4th Grade

All thumbs up for the 1st day of 4th grade!!  

Monday, August 14, 2017

Welcome to Team Ziegler and Team Landeck!

Welcome to Team Ziegler and Team Landeck!
We are a T.E.A.M where Together Everyone Accomplishes More!

We are so excited and honored to be your child's fourth grade teacher. We are looking forward to an awesome school year with everyone!  

This summer, Mrs. Ziegler and her husband welcomed their first child into the world.  They are proud parents of a bouncing baby boy named Clayton.  Mrs. Ivers has arranged for Mrs. Landeck to teach the class during the first quarter while Mrs. Ziegler is at home on maternity leave.  Our goal is to keep the classroom running as Mrs. Ziegler would, following the same rules and expectations.  We know the students will have a great time learning with both of us! 

During the first days of school, our class will be discussing our daily procedure, discipline, and cooperation.  While Mrs. Ziegler is out, if you have a concern or question, we encourage you to please feel free to send a note, jot a message in your child’s agenda, call the school, or e-mail Mrs. Landeck at  She will get in contact with you as quickly as possible.

In order to make this a successful year, please take a few minutes to fill out this form: