Articles by: Angie Riley

Full Speed Ahead!

Full Speed Ahead!

        Hello 1/2 Families! Can you believe that it’s December?  This week we hit the 60th day of school and we are well into the swing of things as we head toward the New Year. Conversation Starters! Ask your child about… Mindfulness: What does it feel like in your body to want something? Some of us donated toys that we once wanted so badly and that we don’t play with anymore! The friendship…

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Happy Break!

Happy Break!

Hello 1/2 Families! Welcome back to the blog – we took at week off since we had the opportunity to speak with you all in person on Thursday and Friday, 11/8 and 11/9. Thank you all so much for attending your child’s conferences with them!  We enjoyed getting to meet with you all and have your child share their goals and accomplishments! We are so proud of all of our students and the hard work…

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Fall Colors and Mindfulness

  Hello 1/2 Families! Last week was a wonderful and busy week.  We began the week with mindfulness with Brad in the morning and Lisa in the afternoon where we focused on recognizing the feelings in our bodies and our thoughts.  We culminated the week with an All School Meeting on Friday where the 5-6 Learning Center presented their Arches and Constellations projects and where we learned about the Choices that will be offered for…

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Into October and the first snow!

Into October and the first snow!

We had another busy week. Monday’s snowstorm created a lot energy so it was wonderful to start Mindful Monday with Brad in the morning and finish the day with Mindfulness with Lisa where we continued to talk about our emotions and recognize that emotions are not forever. In First Grade Literacy, we are all working on Accuracy. This week we’re focusing on vowels. Ask your child about the two sounds vowels can make. (They “say…

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