Archive for November, 2018

Cross Country Skiing in November!

Highlights: This week Team K went cross country skiing together for the first time, and it’s only November! Every one of them did a GREAT job, already going up and down the small hill which serves as a lip to the field by the gym. Tons of fun was had by all!                              We began a new genre of writing this week […]

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***Let it Snow***

***Let it snow*** 11/30 Quote of the Week:  Chosen by Trevor ~ “Without forgiveness, there is no future.” – Desmond Tutu Upcoming Dates   12/11 Last day to bring in donations for the Family Visitor Center 12/12 K-4 Winter Festival 5:00-6:30 12/14 K-4 Assessment Day (personal invitations will be sent for this) 12/19 Pajama and Read-In day 12/20 Santa Visit 12/21 No School 12/22-12/7 No School- Winter Break 1/8 First day back to school 1/16 […]

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Aspen Science Center

Aspen Science Center

FAMILY SCIENCE NIGHT at BASALT MIDDLE SCHOOLNOVEMBER 30 6-8:30PMBasalt Middle School is hosting their 6th annual Family Science Night on Friday, November 30 in the BMS cafeteria. Co-hosting the event, Aspen Science Center will be providing interactive exhibits and demonstrations that will bring SPACE into our own back yard! Students will explore STEM activities like an outdoor astronomy station with telescopes, gravity and gyroscope stations, rockets, constellations, vacuum chambers, liquefied sand, and more.SPECIAL TREAT! The award-winning documentary, “Science Fair” will be […]

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Calendar Snapshot; December 2018

Nov. 30 – Aspen Educational Foundation Flamingo Party St. Regis at 5:30 Dec. 2 – 1rst, 2nd grade singers perform at Sardy House Tree Lighting in 6:00-7:00. Dec. 8 – Team Annie takes on Summit For Life Uphill race Aspen Mtn. Dec. 11 – Final Day for Annual Gift Giving to Visitors Center-donations in Central Area. Dec. 12 – Winter Festival for K-4 in Central Area 5:30-6:30. Everyone’s invited! Dec. 14 – Assessment Day for […]

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Kindness

Kindness

While practicing reading, writing, and presenting through Language Arts, we are continuing to study and practice our “Strategies for Success.” Our first strategy in September was all about effort and positive thinking through the Mindset Unit. Our second strategy was about intellectual curiosity through the Mentorship project. And we are currently sinking our roots into emotional intelligence through our Kindness Project. Our first foray into discussions of kindness focused mostly on giving gifts and “random […]

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