Kindergarten

Bustling December…

Bustling December…

Highlights: Where to start? This week was rich in learning, playing together to strengthen community, and tradition. Monday we wrapped up the How-To writing unit with an on demand writing assessment, and we launched our new Motion Unit in science.   Tuesday we took half of the morning and went on our second cross country ski adventure! Molly guided Ks through activities that she created to build their skills as skiers, and Brian helped get…

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Season of Sharing!

Highlights: This week Team K, with support from the whole school, organized ACS’s traditional Family Visitor Center donation drive! The outpouring of items from the school community was staggering. Everyone helped to organize it and make it a success. Annie was truly touched. Special gratitude to Anita Raybun and Heidi Burtscher for organizing drivers to take the donations to the center in Glenwood, and for putting on an awesome El Tioga to earn some extra…

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Beaver Adventures!

Highlights: This week Team K went on a beaver adventure! Chris Faison and Jill Steindler invited us up the road, toward Lenado, to George and Patti Stranahan’s ranch. There Chris took us on a hunt for signs of the beavers who live there. Show your child the pictures and see if he/she can tell you the signs of the beaver and other fun things we observed. After the outside adventure, Jill brought us into the…

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Cross Country Skiing in November!

Cross Country Skiing in November!

Highlights: This week Team K went cross country skiing together for the first time, and it’s only November! Every one of them did a GREAT job, already going up and down the small hill which serves as a lip to the field by the gym. Tons of fun was had by all!                              We began a new genre of writing this week…

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Gratefulness and Thanksgiving

Gratefulness and Thanksgiving

Highlights: This week was centered on giving thanks and being grateful for all of our positives: leaders, a warm and supportive community, stability, a beautiful environment, resources on the inside and out, and the list goes on… The Ks had the chance to add to their “snow” homework from last week, and practice reading it, until each piece was ready to present. Then at All School Meeting today, the Ks had the opportunity to read…

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