Archive for December, 2016

End of the year highlights

End of the year highlights

Highlights: On Tuesday morning before winter break, the Ks with the help of a few students from each learning center filled 115 gift bags for The Family Visitor Center. On Thursday morning, the Ks were surprised to see Santa and Mrs. Claus walk by the big K windows. With wide eyes and excited whispers the Ks swarmed into the central area. For fifteen minutes, they took turns watching, chatting with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and…

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Lots of LEARNING

Lots of LEARNING

Learning how to Ice Skate! Learning how to assemble a calendar! Learning how to wrap a present! Learning about the Oceans at the 5-6 Ocean Expo! Learning more about the members in our Family Groups while sitting together at El Tioga! Learning about Hanukkah from Maury with a Story (and her mom)! Phew!  What an incredible, wonderful, busy, and fun week it was! We hope you are all enjoying this beautiful time of the year…

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Sending out Winter Break love to YOU!

Sending out Winter Break love to YOU!

  Hi there, first and second grade families! ♥ Happy Winter Break! ♥ We hope that you and your sweet family have settled into the freedom and routines of WB’16. A little sun, a little snow, a little downtime, a little schedule… just the way we like it! We wanted to touch base with you at least once over the break to see how things are going. Your first or second grader came home with…

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Appreciating YOU in 2016!

Appreciating YOU in 2016!

Have a wonderful break! We hope you get some time to take it down a notch (or at least the children can), and celebrate the winter holidays together.  We appreciate all of your support in the many ways that you show it.  Thank you! Upcoming Dates: We will see you January 3, 2017! Gratitude: Thank you Serene, Robyn, and Jeffie for helping with the winter party.  We also appreciate all of the goodies and games…

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CCS New Building Dedication

CCS New Building Dedication

On December 7 we dedicated our new building to George Stranahan. George has been involved in our schools since the 1970s — as a parent, educator, benefactor and visionary leader. The Community Schools exist today because of his many contributions. The new sign on the building reads: This Learning Space Is Dedicated With Respect And Gratitude To George Stranahan. “WHAT THE EDUCATOR DOES IN TEACHING IS TO MAKE IT POSSIBLE FOR THE STUDENTS TO BECOME THEMSELVES.”…

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