Archive for February, 2017

Writing ideas for our scene!

The Big Event Season Is Upon Us!

Your young actor or actress have met with their Scene Group to start the Big Event Season at C.C.S. This week students will be meeting with their groups to come up with their scene ideas, characters, lines, songs, dances, movements, and learning a ‘boatload’ about OCEANS every afternoon from Monday-Thursday, and from 10:30 until the end of the school day on Friday! Be aware that our daily schedule changes due to the Big Event rehearsal…

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Calling for Costumes

Estimados Padres~ Dearest Parents and Community….the Spanish classroom needs your help! Do you have any old costumes just waiting for the perfect new home?  The Spanish classroom needs them!  As the Spanish learners are learning more and more vocabulary, they are creating more elaborate stories that are now involving them acting them out! If you have any old hats, wigs, dresses, pants, masks, sunglasses, anything that is wacky and in fairly good shape that you’d…

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100 Days

100 Days

Highlights:  Can you tell who had more fun assembling the Apatosaurus? Check out the link. pix.sfly.com/Fx5hf7hH In spite of the chilly, blustery weather on Thursday the Ks quickly got on their skis and zipped around the golf course. Thanks to Heidi, Anita. River, Riley, and Mardell, the Ks had a wonderful time. Gratitude: Thanks Chris for bringing the dinosaur. Thank you Jack Olson for taking all the pictures. Thank you Mardell for helping Chris. Thank you Missy…

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What’s Happening?

What’s Happening?

2.24.17 Upcoming Dates:   Wednesday, March 1st:  Empty Bowls Event Wednesday, March 8th 5-6pm:  Canyonlands Informational Meeting for 3-4 parents Wednesday and Thursday, March 22-23:  Student-led conferences  (sign-up for a time with Cindy) Canyonlands: Tuesday, May 16 – Friday, May 19th With Gratitude:   Thank you Kira and family for providing such great snacks this week. A huge shout out to Jeffie, Jenny, Anita and everyone who made the Hoedown a smashing success! Thank you…

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Winter’s Back and We’re Loving It!

Winter’s Back and We’re Loving It!

READING UPDATE: Reading comprehension and fluency have taken over our group reading instruction and it is so much fun!  We finished reading The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo. As we followed Edward through loss and love, we studied storyline by identifying conflict, solution, and strong emotion that leads to action.  These skills will transfer into retelling with detail for 1st graders and summarizing for 2nd graders. We had our first opportunity to…

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