Archive for September, 2015

Tuesday Track Day!

Tuesday Track Day!

This Tuesday all students in grades first through seventh will be running a timed mile at the Carbondale Middle School track.  This is part of their baseline training for their year long fitness testing.  Please make sure your child comes to school prepared to run (proper sneakers, water bottles, and athletic clothing).

Author Visit Friday!

Author Visit Friday!

Dear parents, I am incredibly excited to announce that author Keith Hemstreet will be visiting ACS this Friday to speak with our kids about his travels around the world and the way in which he has turned them into the popular book series Travels With Gannon and Wyatt . Keith will be showing video clips from his trips and will talk with kids about the process of writing and recording adventures. This will be a perfect opportunity for our kids —…

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October Choice

The first Choice offerings were introduced at all school meeting last week, and it will start this Friday afternoon, October 2. Choice will run for three consecutive Fridays. At CCS, Choice provides an opportunity to focus on life-long learning in a multi age setting. It gives students and teachers opportunities to develop relationships outside the typical classroom setting, helping to enhance community ties. In a mentoring capacity, adults can share the interests and skills they…

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Ditch Tour Today!

Ditch Tour Today!

To enhance our studies of ancient Mesopotamia and connect them to local places, we followed the Rockford Ditch from CCS through town and all the way to the head gate near the Fish Hatchery.  Pictures below of the ditch near Barber Drive.