5-6 Classroom

Reading Up A Storm!

Reading Up A Storm!

Dear Families, We have started reading up a storm here in the ACS 5-6 Learning Center! Last week the 5th grade had a fun Ice Cream Sandwich Party to celebrate an incredible summer of reading. They read and tracked nearly 4 million words this summer! Let’s keep that incredible momentum going. As the year gets underway, it’s critical that children have daily, protect time to read at home. Their nightly Language Arts homework is to…

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The First Days of School & 5th Grade Technology Use

The First Days of School & 5th Grade Technology Use

Families, Chanting monks, community building, and working together to define what makes a strong team — we have had a powerful first few days to our school year. In Language Arts, 5th graders are busy learning how to use technology for academic work including: Logging onto their Aspen K12 Email Accounts Using Google Drive to collaborate on writing with teachers Accessing Google Calendar to check homework This is a process that will take time to…

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6th Grade Experiential Education

6th Grade Experiential Education

We’re off to another rockin’ year at ACS and for the Middle School that means a week of Experiential Education. What better way to transition back into a rigorous school year? Last week Hilary Gross and I led the 6th graders through 4 days of team building, leadership activities, and good ole’ fashioned fun up at Margy’s Hut. Before we left ACS we asked the kids what qualities make a good team and prepped the…

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5-6 Learning Center, New Year

Dear families, We hope you all had an incredible summer and are excited about starting a new academic year with us. The new school looks amazing, and we are looking forward to teaching in this great facility. With the school year approaching quickly, here is some important information that will help us all start the year successfully.   Outdoor Education and First Day of School We are very excited to start our first day of…

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