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Potpourri and More!

This page is the home for all of the activities we have that may not fit into it’s own category. You may find readings of poems and short stories, funny jokes, cooking videos, gardening videos, current events, and much more!

The Raven

A reading of Edgar Allen Poe’s ‘The Raven”. Work sheet with poem text and discussion questions in the resource tab.

Story time

Find somewhere comfortable to settle down to listen to this story.

Shel Silverstein

Let’s explore one of the most unique and surprising authors who reluctantly became a beloved children author.

Reading a selection of poems

Kris reads a selection of poems! Related activity sheet is located in the resource tab!

Learning about guitars

Kris goes over a few different types of guitars and the differences between them.

Learning about guitars, pt 2

Kris explores some luthiers and the process that goes into making a guitar.

Reading of "If" by Kipling

A reading of “If” by Rudyard Kipling.

Story Time - Lightning Bugs

Josh brings us a wonderful story about lightning bugs.

Happy Poems

Some happy uplifting poems!


Some news updates!


Looking back on our past summers. What did you used to do during the summer time?

The Last Night of the World

A reading of Ray Bradbury’s short story, “The Last Night of the World”. Packet with text and discussion are in the resource tab!

Did you know?

Some “Did You Know” facts! How many did you know?

The Road Not Taken

A reading of “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost.

The Tell-tale Heart

A reading of “The Tell-tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe. Text and discussion sheet in the resource tab. Not for the faint of heart!

Dad Jokes

Some lighthearted and funny, yet cheesy jokes.

Poetry 1

Josh reads some poems.

Poetry 2

Josh reads even more poems!

Some short stories!

Interesting and funny short stories.

Story Story about Fireflies

A short story about lightning bugs, also known as fireflies.

Strange Towns in the USA

Facts about some strange and unusual towns in the USA.

Castilleja High School Greeting

Our friends at Castilleja wanted everyone at Rosener know how much they miss coming to visit.

Baking with Josh

Josh shows us his quick cookie recipe. Hint: the main ingredient is boxed cake.

French Omelette

Learn how to make a French Omelette with Kris. All you need is eggs, butter, a skillet, and a spatula.