Archive for December, 2017

Wow! It’s winter break!

12/20 We hope you all have a wonderful winter break with extra time to relax and good times with friends and family!   We are looking forward to many exciting things coming up next semester in the 3-4 and at ACS… a couple weeks of Celebrate the Beat (an all-school dance creation), nordic skiing (hopeful for a lot more snow), reading book clubs, writing persuasive arguments, fractions and geometry in math, the amazing all-school play…

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A jam-packed week of creativity, learning and fun

A jam-packed week of creativity, learning and fun

Dear I – 2 Families, It was again a busy week, the beginning of the wild and crazy ride toward Winter Break. We finished reading assessments and math units. The children have been working hard to finish their parent gifts and we think you’re going to love them! There were a lot of nasty bugs going around school last week and, unfortunately, many kids fell victim. The school will receive a major deep clean over…

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Many Highlights

Many Highlights

Highlights:  Wasn’t it delightful watching the Ks perform at The Winter Festival? The Ks worked hard and practiced often.  Jim came in the next day and thanked them and reinforced the point that practice makes a difference.  On Thursday, Craig Platt read a Chanukkah story to the Ks.  Nevo and Gray sang the letters of the  Hebrew alphabet. In the afternoon, Dalia and Itzhak Vardy talked about the origin of Chanukkah. To the delight of…

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We are not done yet!

We are not done yet!

♥ Happy Friday, everyone! ♥ While the activities and excitement this week lend themselves to the feeling that we are done with school for the semester… we are not! We are looking forward to three more days of school with your first and second graders next week. We’re not done with you yet! READING UPDATE: This week’s strategy: Chop, chunk and slide. This strategy shines when you come across a big word that you don’t know.…

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Think snow!

12/15 Upcoming Dates: December 20th:  3-4 Winter Party – stop in the classroom, 10:45-11:45, to join in on the celebration!! December 21-January 4: Winter Break (students return Thursday, January 4th) Announcements: Next week’s snack person is:  Eli With Gratitude: Thank you, Trevor and family, for providing nutritious snacks for our class this week! Thanks to all of the families who made it to the Winter Festival. It was quite a night! Student Class News:  by…

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