Archive for September, 2016

One week to sell Caverns Tickets!

Dear 7/8 families- Only one week remains to sell tickets to the CCS Day @ the Glenwood Caverns, and this is the LAST WEEKEND to sell!  As you know, our learning center has to do a lot of fundraising to do trips of like the 8th Spring Trip, and the more successful each fundraiser is, the less fundraisers we have to do.  Most years, we need to raise over $14K over the year to do…

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The Forts Are Officially Open for Business… and Other Info

The Forts Are Officially Open for Business… and Other Info

Upcoming Dates: October 6: All School Garden El Tioga  October 11: Picture Retakes October 14: 3-4 El Tioga October 20-21, Fall break- No School October 25-28: Crow Canyon November 1-2: Parent Teacher Conferences Gratitude: Thank you, Jaxon, for a wonderful week of snacks! Announcements: Next week’s snack person is: Cam Crow Canyon:  If you haven’t please send in payment of $335 and complete CampDoc on line, it was due September 22nd. Social: Yes, “The Forts” are…

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News From This Week at School!

News From This Week at School!

♥ Happy Friday, everyone! ♥ Oh, my gracious, what a week we’ve had! We’ve started our spelling program, hiked five miles in the Maroon Bells Wilderness, solved subtraction problems, listed strategies for solving complex multiple-addend addition problems, and participated in a school-wide discussion on bus behaviors. Whew! READING UPDATE: Whole class instruction this week dabbled in the suffix world.  We learned about the -ed ending.  This simple ending takes us into past tense and can make three distinct…

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Outdoor Ed Photos, 2 Liter Bottles, 4th Grade Portfolios

Outdoor Ed Photos, 2 Liter Bottles, 4th Grade Portfolios

We still need a few more 2 liter bottles for our upcoming science experiment, so please keep your eyes out. A few fourth graders still haven’t brought back their third grade portfolios, so please send those in if you have them. A huge thank you to all of the parents who helped before, during and after Outdoor Ed. We couldn’t do it without you! And lastly, our nifty Outdoor Ed slideshow wouldn’t upload to the…

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Parental Homework TONIGHT!

Dear Parents- As we are discussing the formation of America’s first political parties, I have asked students and parents to do tonight’s homework together.  This assignment first asks your child to present details about the Federalists & Democratic-Republicans to you and for you to summarize what YOU learned. Additionally, it asks you to indicate where you think you’d fit on the political spectrum between these parties in 1800.  Next, it asks you to teach your…

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