Archive for May, 2019

Farewell to Francie Jacober

By Bob Ward Francie Jacober solves algebra problems for fun. In her spare time. The 7th-8th-grade teacher states it factually, with perhaps a hint of a smile. It’s just who she is, part of her “passion for math.” Her Carbondale Community School colleagues, however, see it as a reflection of her hard-working, almost superhuman personality. Teachers or not, most of them steer clear of math problems on their weekends. “She seeks out hard work,” said […]

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School News May 30, 2019

Happy Summer ACS Families,   This is our final week of school for kindergarten through 6th grade.  We will all miss being together. Let’s decide to have a wonderful, curious summer.  So many summer activities available and posted below.  Be sure and fit in some lazy afternoons.  After all it is summer!   Next Year’s Aspen Community School Calendar. ACS 2019- 2020 Calendar Final No School Busses next week on Monday and Tuesday, June 3, 4.  The 7th and 8th […]

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Opportunities arise after ODE disappointment!

Opportunities arise after ODE disappointment! Highlights: This week we had a disappointment due to weather. We had to cancel our ODE trip because John Kelly’s Ranch was under water and tree limbs after a big storm blew through. Instead we spent the week with more classroom learning and hiking on Friday. Our hike was with some amazing parents up to the top of “Chris’s Bump,” a small hill behind our playground. We took the long […]

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Our penultimate weekend check-in!

♥ Happy holiday weekend, everyone! ♥ As we make our way into our final week of the 2018-2019 school year (woah!!!), we want to extend our gratitude to YOU, our parents and our teammates, for making this year so wonderful. Thank you for your support, thank you for your communication, thank you for your celebrity guest reading, thank you for your yummy treats, thank you for all of the LOVE that you’ve shown us and […]

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Almost there…

5/24 Quote of the Week:  Chosen by Mia, “Be yourself because everyone else is already taken.”-unknown   The Scoop: It is the penultimate week of school and we are enjoying culminating activities, wrapping up projects, and savoring our last few days together as a group in the 3-4 learning center. Our Canyonlands trip was such a success and we are still beaming with happiness for all the memories we created out there in the desert. […]

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