Articles by: Angie Riley

Dashing into November

*Photos to come* We crossed the October finish line with a big week that included the Monster Dash and conferences.  We are thankful that we were able to meet with so many of you to discuss your children’s progress and goals.  It feels great to be able to meet with families for conferences and we appreciate you taking the time.  We feel that it is very important work to create a stronger home – school…

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A busy week in the 1/2!

A busy week in the 1/2!

This week in the 1/2 was a whirlwind of activity!  Ask your child about: Reading the book, No Rules for Michael and thinking about what a day without rules would be like in our classroom. Dr. Bruce’s science experiment: Following the scientific method, ROY G BIV, ultraviolet light, and special science beads. Mindfulness and what it feels like to be in our bodies. Feel your feet on the ground! Who is Guard Dog? And what does Guard…

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A fantastic ODE!

A fantastic ODE!

This week was all about ODE! We completed our books about what we expected ODE to be like. We created our Intention Flags…we hung them with pride at our campsite! Our circles focused on ODE and what we were looking most forward to on our trip. Students worked on choosing a menu for ODE. Outdoor Edna visited the classroom during math time and shared some of the items she was considering bringing on our trip…a…

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Cool mornings and hot days filled with lots of learning!

Cool mornings and hot days filled with lots of learning!

This past week in the 1/2 Learning Center: We studied the CCS Compass more in depth.  (Responsibility, Social Justice, Lifelong Learning, Community) During Mindful Monday with Lisa, we created a classroom contract that describes how we want our classroom to be.  All students signed the contract and we have it hanging in the room if you would like to stop by and see it. Students wrote their Social Studies and Science Goals for the Person,…

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CCS Compass

First Week of 2018-19 in the Books!

Happy Weekend One-Two Families! We are so happy to report that the first week of the 2018-19 school year is in the books!  We had a great week of learning, sharing, creating, and getting to know our new classroom and community.  Some of the highlights were learning about one another in our talking circle, naming our talking owl…meet Bob McMuffin, enjoying our greater community in our first All School Meeting, enjoying chives from the Garden…

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