Aspen Community School

Outdoor Ed, Book Orders, and BBQs – oh my!

♥ Happy weekend, everyone! ♥ Here’s hoping you’re able to enjoy this incredible September weather this weekend. Wowzas, it’s gorgeous in our backyard! Our past week at school looked a little like this (Yosefa, this one’s formatted just for you!): First Grade READING UPDATE: Your first grade readers are flying! From learning about digraphs and blends to increasing independent reading stamina and fixing up “bad reading habits”, your readers are growing stronger and more confident. […]

Read More

Anyone Forest Bathing this Weekend?

9/20 Quote of the Week:  Chosen by Noah, “I am making a goal, I am checking it twice.” ~Written by Noah   The Scoop: We learned how to forest bathe during All School Meeting today. Ever heard of it? Here is a link , or better yet, ask your child about it. You should also ask them what they learned about how to compost and ways that we can reduce waste. It has been a long […]

Read More

Anyone Forest Bathing This Weekend?

9/20 Quote of the Week:  Chosen by Noah, “I am making a goal, I am checking it twice.” ~Written by Noah   The Scoop: We learned how to forest bathe during All School Meeting today. Ever heard of it? Here is a link , or better yet, ask your child about it. You should also ask them what they learned about how to compost and ways that we can reduce waste.  It has been a long […]

Read More

Relevance

The Store You are looking at an image of “The Store”. During recess, a group of middle school students reclaim supplies they have stashed behind the kiln building to assemble a marketplace. Small treasures ranging from fans made of Post-it notes to up-cycled jewelry are carefully displayed. Younger children work for the store by alerting others that it is open for business. Some items are free (bookmarks and fans) while other items require a trade. […]

Read More

Visiting Artist

Visiting Artist

Yesterday students who had art class got to work with Geshe Lobsong Tsultrim.  He is a Tibetan monk and also a master artist.  Students learned various art forms including calligraphy, animal drawing, landscape drawing, flower drawing and sand painting.  A special thank you goes out to Aspen Tibet for providing us with this enriching opportunity to learn about the art of other cultures here at ACS.