Aspen Community School

Oh, the Places We’ll Go

Oh, the Places We’ll Go

Highlights: This week the focus was on the upcoming camping trip. In Art, the Ks learned about Andy Goldsworthy and made a group, outdoor sculpture. In Music they learned campfire songs.  With the help of some of the 5-7th grade girls, the Ks took learned how to set up a tent. With Jim and two 7th grade girls the Ks played team building games.   Notes: Camping: Thank you for sending in all your forms and…

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Spring Time!

Spring Time!

Spring at ACS, it’s a time of incredible fun, engagement and learning.  Our 3-4 students are off to the Canyonlands after weeks of preparation. They will carry heavy packs, camp out, and learn about this unique desert environment. The K-2 are leaving next week for John Kelly’s ranch in New Castle. They are setting up tents, learning how to comfort a home sick classmate and wrapping up important academic work like ” Explorers Club.” The…

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!

Highlights: The Ks lovingly made beautiful Mother’s Day cards which hopefully you all have received.  (The cards were sent home in your child’s Friday folder.)  On Friday morning the Ks read and showed their cards to a small mixed group of K-8th graders as an example of their writing and drawing. Notes: Camping: We sent a hard copy of the camping information in your child’s Friday folder as well as an edited version via email…

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Just Keep Breathing!

Just Keep Breathing!

Happy Friday, everyone! Yes, the time is flying by. Yes, the information is flying at us from all directions. Yes, commitments for Spring and Summer adventures are needing to fly from our calendars to others’. It seems like the end of the school year slips right into hyperdrive, and… we just need to keep breathing and work our way through it, step by step. We got this. We’re all in this together. In an effort to keep you from being…

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Just a Little Grimm

Just a Little Grimm

  Highlights: The play process was amazing and insightful. Thank you all for supporting it. Notes: Camping We will send out all the camping info this week. We would like to give you an opportunity to ask  questions about the camping trip. We can offer a Q & A right after school on Friday May 11th at 3:00 and or another Q & A on Monday, May 14 at 8:00. Please let us know which day…

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