Articles by: Sam Richings-Germain

Fundraising: A Collective Endeavor for a Strong Community

Fundraising: A Collective Endeavor for a Strong Community

It’s hard not to talk about community at the community school. Community is one of our values. It means more than just sharing a school or a common interest. A community is a group of people that take care of each other and feel they belong together. The power of community lies in our collective identity. Our collective identity takes the group beyond the individual and allows us to be co-creators of our community, our experiences,…

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Weekly News

Weekly News

Dear CCS Families,   El Tioga this Friday, September 7 will be sponsored by 1-2 .   The menu is: Asian Lettuce Wraps Chicken Wonton Mochi Ice Cream    The cost is $5/ student Please send your child with the money to school Friday morning. NO IOU’s! Visitor Sign-In Sheet To make sure to maintain a safe school we are asking all parents, visitors and volunteers to enter the school through the main door and check-in at…

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Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

We have had a wonderful first week! I’ve enjoyed catching up with returning students and families, getting to know students and families new to our community, and observing our community in action. On Monday, we welcomed students in grades 1-7. (8th graders embarked on their outdoor education trip at 6am Monday.) We gathered in a circle and greeted one another. We set an intention to see, hear, and feel our place in the community and a sense…

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Family Potluck Reminder

Family Potluck Reminder

Please bring your whole family and a dish to share to the 2018 CCS Family Potluck! When: Wednesday, September 5th 5:30-7:30 pm ***In an effort to build a stronger, more inclusive community, we are not going to barbeque burgers and hot dogs this year. Instead, all families are asked to contribute a main dish, side dish, or dessert. We are looking forward to catching up, hearing about your summer, and eating a meal as a…

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Weekly News

Dear CCS Families, El Tioga this Friday, August 31 will be sponsored by Diana. The menu is: Penne Pasta with or without Pesto Italian Chicken Sausage Garden Veggies with Italian Herbs Watermelon Slice The cost is $5/ student. Please send your child with the money to school Friday morning. NO IOU’s! Picture Day Please mark your calendar: Thursday, September 13th is individual picture day. We will send home a flyer with more information. Free/ Reduced Lunch Application Today your child will…

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