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ACS School News May 2019

ACS School News May 2019

The Spring Musical “Jungle Book” will be performed at The Wheeler Opera House May 2 and 3.  The show starts at 7:00.  You can purchase tickets atThe Wheeler Box office 920-5770, online at Aspenshowtix.com or by going to the ticket office at the Wheeler. We hope to see you all there!  This is an orginal adaptation of Rudyard Kiplings’ book Jungle Book  Remember there is no school, Monday May 6.  It is a Rest Day […]

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Bariloche, Planting, Egg Lab, Rehearsals, and EWES!

Bariloche, Planting, Egg Lab, Rehearsals, and Everyone Writes, Everyone Shares (EWES)! Highlights: (See 34 pictures below!) This week we had the Sister Cities crew from Bariloche, Argentina visiting! We served them all American Chips Ahoy and Oreos! They loved them. The Argentinian students paired up with our Ks, and the Ks read to them. It was a very sweet visit. Our musical rehearsals and the crawl through on Friday went very well. The Ks are […]

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Fossils and timelines!

We accomplished a lot of learning and sharing of our learning last week!  In addition to our regular math and literacy, we: Learned about the three main periods of the dinosaurs including the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous; We created dinosaur timelines and studied dinosaurs from each time period; Studied the four types of fossils (trace, cast, true form, and mold); Made our own salt dough fossils to extend our learning; Topped off our timeline and […]

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Gearing up for the big show!

Happy weekend, everyone! Boy oh boy, we are FULL IN with our final rehearsals for the Spring Musical. Today’s crawl-through went so smoothly – everyone knows their lines, most people know their cue lines, and it was such a treat to be able to watch the rest of the scenes. I know we’re a little bit biased, but The Jungle Book is going to be AWESOME! READING UPDATE: Your first grade readers have been learning […]

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Colleagues Remember Annie Teague

written by Bob Ward, For years, the Aspen Community School’s longtime kindergarten teacher Annie Teague had made sounds about retirement, but for reasons nobody completely understood, she just kept teaching. Until the fall day, that is, when she announced to Principal Jim Gilchrist that she needed to take an extended leave for health reasons. We now know that Annie was tending to herself and bracing for a fight against cancer. For the next four-plus months […]

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