Archive for May, 2018

Oh, the Places We’ll Go

Oh, the Places We’ll Go

Highlights: This week the focus was on the upcoming camping trip. In Art, the Ks learned about Andy Goldsworthy and made a group, outdoor sculpture. In Music they learned campfire songs.  With the help of some of the 5-7th grade girls, the Ks took learned how to set up a tent. With Jim and two 7th grade girls the Ks played team building games.   Notes: Camping: Thank you for sending in all your forms and…

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Spring Time!

Spring Time!

Spring at ACS, it’s a time of incredible fun, engagement and learning.  Our 3-4 students are off to the Canyonlands after weeks of preparation. They will carry heavy packs, camp out, and learn about this unique desert environment. The K-2 are leaving next week for John Kelly’s ranch in New Castle. They are setting up tents, learning how to comfort a home sick classmate and wrapping up important academic work like ” Explorers Club.” The…

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Spring Outdoor Ed, Caterpillars and Chrysallises

Spring Outdoor Ed, Caterpillars and Chrysallises

We can hardly believe that it’s mid-May already. Whew! Thanks to all the parents who helped with our last El Tioga of the year and to all those who have helped with previous El Tiogas. The money from El Tioga helps with the costs of Outdoor Ed and other special activities. We truly appreciate your help. Outdoor Ed – the basics (see the email packet from May 4 for details): Pack check is on Monday.…

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!

Highlights: The Ks lovingly made beautiful Mother’s Day cards which hopefully you all have received.  (The cards were sent home in your child’s Friday folder.)  On Friday morning the Ks read and showed their cards to a small mixed group of K-8th graders as an example of their writing and drawing. Notes: Camping: We sent a hard copy of the camping information in your child’s Friday folder as well as an edited version via email…

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