Archive for November, 2015

We are grateful for YOU!

We are grateful for YOU!

Welcome back from Thanksgiving Break! Your children arrived at school with the biggest, brightest, happiest morning smiles! We’ve really missed them. Now that we’re back… Here are some reminders: Optional Scholastic book orders went home in backpacks today. If you would like to order books for your child, then please order online by Thursday, December 3rd – no later than 6:00 PM! Homework is due on Wednesday, December 2nd. A friendly reminder that if your child…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Highlights: We had an incredible time at ACES on Wednesday. The Ks listened to a wonderful song about animals changing in the winter, watched a puppet show about how turtles adapt to the cold weather, played a winter animal game, and then went outside.  On the walk outside, we saw where a bear had knocked down a fence and walked across a narrow bridge, beaver tracks from the pond to a tree, ducks eating, a…

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Teamwork, Gratitude, and Our Recipe for Friendship

Teamwork, Gratitude, and Our Recipe for Friendship

  Happy Friday, everyone! We’ve had a wonderful week of playing in the snow, working together to move HUGE snowballs, sharing stories of gratitude, and building our recipe for good friendships. Your first grade writers have finished up their “How To” books, have published their pieces, and have celebrated each other’s work. Be sure to ask your first grade author about the book that he or she published! You will certainly learn some helpful information…

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Thanksgiving break!

Thanksgiving break!

Announcements: Scholastic Book Order due 12/3 (see information below). THANKSGIVING BREAK! 23rd-27th. Spelling; over break we will not be introducing new words.  When we come back on the 30th we will be spending some time reviewing frequently missed words and begin a new word lists. Gratitude: Thank you Kira for a fantastic week of healthy and nutritious snacks! Thank you to the Aspen Historical Society for a great character visit on Tuesday! To our whole…

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Thanksgiving El Tioga

Family/Community Thanksgiving Celebration!

      Ask your child about… Exploring different levels of problems and different ways to cope and cheer ourselves up with the book The Blue Day Book for Kids Coming up with several ‘Cool Thoughts’ to get us through ‘1 Problems’ Acting out scenarios of a ‘1 Problem’ and ending with a Cool Thought Writing what we’re thankful for and making a thumbprint turkey and heart on cards for the tables for Thanksgiving El Tioga…

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