Kindergarten

Opportunities arise after ODE disappointment!

Opportunities arise after ODE disappointment!

Opportunities arise after ODE disappointment! Highlights: This week we had a disappointment due to weather. We had to cancel our ODE trip because John Kelly’s Ranch was under water and tree limbs after a big storm blew through. Instead we spent the week with more classroom learning and hiking on Friday. Our hike was with some amazing parents up to the top of “Chris’s Bump,” a small hill behind our playground. We took the long…

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Making stars, ODE prep, Seeds are growing!

Making stars, ODE prep, Seeds are growing!

Making stars, ODE prep, Seeds are growing! Highlights: This week we started getting ready for our ODE trip. The vegetable seeds that we planted as starters for the garden are growing, and reading assessments are coming out incredibly! Ks worked on making starts with Sarah Hopkins in art this week. This was a skill that Annie always felt was important for Ks to master in order to help with their spacial skills. Literacy: Ks are…

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Oreo, Aspen Tree, and El Tioga!

Oreo, Aspen Tree, and El Tioga!

Highlights: This week we hatched a chick! We named him Oreo, and he is a cutie pie! He moved in with more friends at Aspen Tree on Friday. On Wednesday we had a field trip to Aspen Tree in the morning. We had a great time learning about the lifecycle of a chick and the Grow Dome. We also had our wonderful mac 7 cheese El Tioga on Wednesday. We had a tremendous turn out!…

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Bariloche, Planting, Egg Lab, Rehearsals, and EWES!

Bariloche, Planting, Egg Lab, Rehearsals, and EWES!

Bariloche, Planting, Egg Lab, Rehearsals, and Everyone Writes, Everyone Shares (EWES)! Highlights: (See 34 pictures below!) This week we had the Sister Cities crew from Bariloche, Argentina visiting! We served them all American Chips Ahoy and Oreos! They loved them. The Argentinian students paired up with our Ks, and the Ks read to them. It was a very sweet visit. Our musical rehearsals and the crawl through on Friday went very well. The Ks are…

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Older Kids Rock!

Older Kids Rock!

Older Kids Rock!! Highlights: This week the Ks learned their parts in The Jungle Book! Everyone was impressed with how quickly every K learned his/her lines, and with how easily they are able to follow directions to move on stage as wolves, bears, or panthers. Now we just need to practice! They are so cute, they will steal the show! Literacy: Wow! These kiddos are growing into strong readers and writers. We are really studying…

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