Articles by: Allison Oeding, Jen Berkowitz, Gigi Mottier

Back To School Night Recap…and then some.

9/14 Quote of the Week:  Chosen by Henry ~  “The beginning is always the today.”   The Scoop: Math updates ~ Third graders have started their first unit on multiplication!  This is an exciting time. They are working on building their understanding of this concept through representations of equal groups and connecting skip counting to a multiplication strategy.  At home: You could practice skip counting by numbers with your child. For example, you might throw…

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Crow Canyon Info and Pictures from The Forts

Crow Canyon Info and Pictures from The Forts

9/7 Quote of the Week: Chosen by Kit “If you were to die tomorrow would you do the same thing you were going to do today? – Steve Jobs   The Scoop Crow Canyon Trip Info (also sent in email) Dear Parents, As previously mentioned in our Back to School welcome letter, we participate in two field trips in the 3-4 learning center.  One is in the Fall (this year to Crow Canyon in southwest…

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Week One in the Books

Week One in the Books

8/31 Quote of the Week: “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns or we can rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” – Abraham Lincoln The Scoop We did it! Week 1 is complete! You officially have children that are third and fourth graders, and they are a wonderful crew. This blog will typically give a summary of new things that are happening in our class, explain important home-school connections like homework, list upcoming dates,…

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That’s a wrap!

6/1 Quote of the Week: “Starting a war for peace is like screaming for silence.” MLK Jr. Chosen by Soren What a wonderful year!  Watching the slideshow today brought back so many great memories from the beginning of the school year.  We have had such a great time teaching your children and learning together.  Cheers to a great summer! Summer Homework: All students were given a summer homework journal. It has instructions inside of it.…

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Let’s catch up!

5/25 Quote of the Week: Chosen by Luke, “What lies behind us, and what lies before us are but tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” Families, sorry for the radio silence on the blog lately. We’ve been just slightly busy. Let’s recap for a moment… Spent a week at the Wheeler Opera House Visited ACES Visited the Pitkin County Library Put on a fantastic play…twice Learned how to build tents Learned how to…

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