Aspen Community School

Onwards we go!

Hi, everyone! Here’s a look into what’s been going on in the 1-2 classroom lately… First Grade READING UPDATE: Your first grade readers are working hard on reading their nonfiction books like EXPERTS. By smoothing out their voices as they read, and “popping out” important parts and keywords, they are doing a great job sharing the nonfiction information that they’re learning from their books. Nonfiction reading also gives these hard working students the chance to […]

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Finally a 5 Day Week!

Finally a 5 Day Week! Highlights: This week was the first 5 day week in a while. We had a chance to dig deeply into reading and writing, and leaps are being made! This is one of the best times for watching your kindergartener learn and grow as readers, writers, and mathematicians! The week ended with our Veterans’ Day All School Meeting which is one of the best. It was great to have many parents […]

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Back in the routine and it feels good!

Quote of the Week:  Created by Isabelle, “ We don’t just go with the flow… take some dares through the rapids.”    The Scoop: It’s been a while since we blogged, but with Denver, Fall Break, Halloween, and Conferences, October was a busy month! We are back into our regular routines and it feels good. Here’s the update on some of our current units: Writer’s have switched gears to write opinion based pieces. Students are […]

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The Power of Community

Reflecting Together We are a community that plays together, learns together, and reflects together. Today we gathered to reflect. We reflected on our freedoms, our love of country, and paused to say “thank you” to Veterans for their service and sacrifice for the common good. Our students led the meeting with powerful words describing free speech, access to education and healthcare, and having the freedom to enjoy things like recess, horses, and choice. We were […]

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ACS Newsletter, Nov. 6, 2019

Hot Lunch Tomorrow, Nov. 7  Bring Your Own Plate and Silverware – Turkey Tacos This Friday at All School Meeting we will be featuring ACS 7th and 8th graders presenting their essays on “What Freedom means to me”  as we acknowlege Veteran’s Day.  We will also have guest speakers here for presentations on the same theme.  Parents are invited. All School Meeting starts at 8:15AM. A pair of prescription glasses was left at ACS Front […]

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