Aspen Community School

Fascinating Events

Fascinating Events

Highlights: Did you hear about the two fireman that talked about wildfires and gave the Ks a chance to climb through the cab? Did you hear about a presentation about sorting trash and compost? Did you hear how the Ks made special birthday cards for Cindy and  invited her into the classroom for a surprise celebration? If not, ask your child. Language Arts: During reading workshop, the Ks played sound and letter/sound games. Some are learning…

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Our Week in First and Second Grade…

Our Week in First and Second Grade…

Happy Saturday, everyone! We’ve had a wonderful week here in 1-2 Land, complete with reading groups, writing partners, math games, the Quiet/Safe Place Tool, fire trucks, and new songs. Here’s a closer look at what we’ve been up to… READING UPDATE: We’ve finished reading aloud our first chapter book, Lulu and the Brontosaurs, by Judith Viorst.  The main character, a young, strong-willed, impolite, girl who does not like the sound of “no” travels into the…

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Leaf peeping at Ashcroft + more news from this week

Leaf peeping at Ashcroft + more news from this week

9/22 Upcoming Dates:    September 27th: Local history field trip to Holden Marolt + Wheeler Stallard September 28th: Harvest El Tioga (proceeds to support recent flood victims) September 29th:  No School – Teacher Work Day October 4th: 3-4 El Tioga (proceeds to support lowering cost of upcoming experiential trip to Denver) October 6th: All School BBQ October 10-13:  Denver Field Trip Announcements: Next week’s snack person is:  Mia!! Our school started Composting! Yay! Some students…

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MBCCC

MBCCC

Who: 4th-8th Graders [some super excited, wonderful 3rd graders maybe?!] What: Maroon Bel Canto Children’s Choir When: Every Thursday 3:10-4:20, starting October 12th Where: Right here in the Aspen Community School Music Room! Why: TO SING! I am so incredibly excited to share with all of you this amazing opportunity for our talented students. Teaming up with the Aspen Music Festival and School, we will be having our very own Maroon Bel Canto Children’s Chorus…

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Second Week

Second Week

Highlights: For their second all school meeting the Ks bravely showed the school their heart chain. They explained that the hearts reminded them to come from their hearts-to be kind. We enjoyed seeing most of you at our Back to School Night. For those of you who brought snacks, thank you.  The next day, your kids loved seeing their decorated folders, ABC Letters on their books, and your journal entries. In case you want to…

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