Kindergarten

Super Readers Launch!

Super readers launch! Some like using headphones for privacy.              Highlights: This week we had our first field trip to Hallam Lake! We learned a lot about beavers and other animals that live in Aspen. Here are some photos from that trip: Back to School Night: Thanks to all who joined us for this informative evening! If you weren’t able to make it, no worries. Some of you had other […]

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Making stronger friendships during playtime!

Making stronger friendships during playtime! Highlights: This week we continued to tweak our schedule, practice new classroom procedures (homework folders – yay!), learn about letters and numbers, play with our friends, and we visited Annie’s apple orchard!  The bus to and from school seems to be working for many Ks. Bravo!!! Literacy: All I can say is…WOW!!! Your kids are starting to read, no joke! They are touching each word as they read, using the […]

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Kindergarten 2019-2020 launches!

Kindergarten 2019-2020 launches! Highlights: This week was our first week of kindergarten! For some of you this was your first week as a K parent. For others it was the first week of your baby starting kindergarten. Whatever the milestone, we hope that it exceeded your expectations. This class certainly exceeded ours! After meeting many of you at the May potluck, and then at home visits and assessments, we were familiar with each other on […]

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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! 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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