Aspen Community School

Do you like rocks? We do!

1/24 Quote of the Week, chosen by Ryder, “My religion is simple, my religion is kindness” – Dalai Lama   The Scoop: This semester we move away from our deep learning about Colorado History to a new exploration in Science! Our focus for science instruction this semester is geology. Do you like rocks? We do! So far, the kids have learned what geology means (the study of the Earth) and about the layers of the Earth. […]

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Gotta Love a 5 Day Week!

Gotta Love a 5 day week!! Highlights: This week was a nice catch up week since it was our first full week in a while. We learned a lot about phonics! We had CTB everyday, and we learned a new tool at All School Meeting! W Boys on their sharing Friday – they all brought in something fabulous to share! Wellness: CTB! The teachers in this program match so well with our school because the […]

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Dancing, skating, and sledding are keeping us MOVING!

  Happy Friday, everyone! We’ve been moving at quite the pace this week. Sledding, ice skating, and daily dancing with Tracy and Emma have helped to keep our energy up and our brains on fire. Balancing all of this with the ever-present job of Avoiding The Germs means that we’re ready for this three day weekend! Here’s a little glimpse into what’s been happening in our classroom this week: First Grade: READING UPDATE FROM KRISTINA: […]

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1/17/2020

1/17 Quote of the Week, chosen by Olivia, “There is no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream.” The Scoop: It was a big week in the 3-4 Learning Center. First off, the kids absolutely crushed it at our Living Wax Museum. They were well-prepared, dressed up in fantastic outfits and so proud to present their knowledge. We were very impressed with how many kids “memorized their speeches and […]

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On any given day…

Excellence + Struggle = Learning On any given day, ACS students are presented with opportunities to experience excellence. Some students excel in the classroom mastering math or language arts concepts. Other students excel in music or visual arts. Others truly shine outside the classroom: on the ice rink, ski jump, outdoor ed trip or Celebrate the Beat. The experience of reaching excellence is essential to cultivating lifelong learners. Think of a time when you felt […]

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