Aspen Community School

We’re hiking tomorrow!

Hi, everyone! We have three pieces of information to share with you on this lovely Monday afternoon: We are hiking tomorrow! We’re taking off up the hill behind school tomorrow morning. We’re aiming to leave the classroom around 10:15 and to return around 2:00. In order to be totally prepared for our adventure, your first or second grader needs to come to school with the following items: A backpack to carry A water bottle A…

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Rock Bottom Ranch & Back to School Night

Rock Bottom Ranch & Back to School Night

Highlights: On Wednesday, we spent a glorious day at Rock Bottom Ranch learning about the chickens, donkey, pigs, and rabbits. We enjoyed seeing  many of you at our back to school night. We appreciate that you took time to meet other parents and to hear about the K program. If you have any questions about what we covered, go to the K blog page and look on the right side of the page. There you’ll…

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Happy Friday!

Happy Friday!

Happy Friday, everyone! Many thanks to those of you who were able to join us last night at our Back To School Night. We really enjoyed being able to say hello and to chat about our classroom with you. If you weren’t able to join us, then don’t beat yourself up too badly – we get it, life happens. We’re sending a packet home in your child’s homework folder today with the handouts from last…

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Back To School Night Recap…and then some.

9/14 Quote of the Week:  Chosen by Henry ~  “The beginning is always the today.”   The Scoop: Math updates ~ Third graders have started their first unit on multiplication!  This is an exciting time. They are working on building their understanding of this concept through representations of equal groups and connecting skip counting to a multiplication strategy.  At home: You could practice skip counting by numbers with your child. For example, you might throw…

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5-8 Music History

In middle school, we are learning about tons of composers from all eras! To study each example,  CLICK HERE and you will find a google document with each listening [so far] There will be quizzes throughout the semester, and one final test at the end of the semester!