Kindergarten

Kind Acts

Kind Acts

  Highlights: Connecting to our kindness theme, five Ks went to Woody Creek Kid’s, the  preschool on our campus, to help Veronica teach the preschoolers a few songs on Wednesday morning. Addy Shine brought in two books to share  with the class about kindness. After reading the inspiring true story from Africa, Wangari’s Trees of Peace,  we started a conversation about what we could do to take care of our school both inside and outside. …

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A sweet, short week

A sweet, short week

Highlights: It was a short, sweet week for the Ks. The Halloween events were fun. For the costume parade the Ks walked by the eighth grade judges and  the entire school. They stated their name and their character. They happily watched each grade repeat the process. Later on, they enjoyed the carnival games that the 5-7th graders had set up in the gym.  In the afternoon, they created bats.   Gratitude: Thank you, Rowan and…

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Dancing and Exploring

Dancing and Exploring

  Highlights: On Tuesday morning the entire school watched and then took turns dancing with a dance troupe that featured traditional music and dance from Ghana. On Thursday, the Ks spent the morning at ACES at Hallam Lake learning about animals in the fall with a focus on beaver and the changing landscape.  Language Arts: Besides reading in small groups, the Ks listened and responded to a few Halloween stories such as Where’s My Mummy?, In…

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Fabulous Fall

Fabulous Fall

Highlights: Spending Thursday at Rock Bottom Ranch was delightful. If you haven’t heard about this wonderful field trip, consider  asking your child how many-colored radishes he/she  found, whether the various colored radishes tasted the same or not, what vegetables were in the greenhouse, why the goats and burros are in the same corral as the cows and sheep, and what was his/her favorite part of the trip. Upon returning to school from our awesome field…

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Chilly Days

Chilly Days

Highlights: On Thursday the Ks heard and acted out a classic children’s story called Frederick by Leo Lionni. On Friday morning the Ks were challenged to be Frederick by looking at our colorful landscape outside and drawing it. With the help of Delvon Nemecheck, we all went out into the blustery weather and found spots out of the wind to draw. Language Arts: The Ks continued to learn to read predictable books. They worked on…

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