1-2 Classroom

Boots are a Must!  Thursday Homework was a Bust…

Boots are a Must! Thursday Homework was a Bust…

Boots It’s officially MUD-season on the Woody Creek campus!!  As you know, the 1-2 students enjoy not just one but two recesses.  This makes for great fun and double the opportunity to drag that ooey, gooey, messy mud into our classroom. To keep it simple, please send your child to school in boots and we will return them in boots. Here’s our plan for mud-mitigation: From Home to School:  Wear boots. Inside the Classroom:  …

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Happy Snowy Friday!

Happy Snowy Friday!

We excitedly welcomed the snow back to our Woody Creek mesa this week! Kids are building huge snowmen, tummy-sledding like happy little penguins, and spreading their smiles as far as the eye can see. We’ve been enjoying lots of transformational happiness inside of our classroom as well. First and second grade mathematicians have entered the engaging world of geometry, and are learning about shapes, attributes, 2D vs. 3D, and Geoblocks. Be sure to read through the math…

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A Successful Schooloween!

A Successful Schooloween!

Happy Friday, everyone! We are happy to report that WE MADE IT through another fun ACS Halloween celebration! Your first and second graders put so much creativity into their costumes, and they navigated the day quite nicely. Thank YOU for all of the effort that went on behind the scenes. We know those costumes didn’t sew/build/purchase themselves. Besides gearing up for today’s activities, we’ve also been focused this week on some pretty intense academics. Both…

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Cowboys, Raccoon-Catchers, and High Frequency Spelling

Cowboys, Raccoon-Catchers, and High Frequency Spelling

What a week!  Just a quick update on what’s happening in the classroom. Reading:  As a class, we’ve read several book within the beloved Mercy Watson collection by Kate DiCamillo.  As Mercy meanders through her days in search of hot buttered toast, she encounters several very intriguing characters.  To extend our love of reading to home, each student has checked out a book featuring a new character to share with you at home.  Please try…

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Our ACS Halloween celebration is this Friday!

Our ACS Halloween celebration is this Friday!

Our all-school Halloween celebration will be this Friday, October 30th! Woohoo! We wanted to share our day’s itinerary with you, so you can best support your first or second grader. Here’s how our fun Friday will go: 8:00 – 8:10     Students arrive in costume, and come straight to our learning center. 8:30 – 9:30     All-school costume celebration and contest. 9:30 – 10:00   Students change out of costume, enjoy snack and…

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