Kindergarten

Round and round we go, we hold each others hand, and weave our lives in a circle

Round and round we go, we hold each others hand, and weave our lives in a circle

Highlights: It was so lovely to see an Aspen Community School alumni perform at the All School Meeting.  Obadiah studied music and is now a professional musician.  It is always such a treat to have him visit.     Language Arts:  The Ks have continued to write books about things that they know a lot about.  Some examples are Horses, Dogs, Meerkats, Cats, Fairies, Cooking, and Birds. The Ks are learning to stretch out their…

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Maroon Bells

Maroon Bells

Highlights:  We had an incredible time on our field trip to Maroon Bells.  The weather was perfect.  We learned a lot about beavers from our friend Phoebe from ACES.  With the help of props the Ks  watched Logan be transformed into a beaver. They went on hunt around Maroon Lake and to their delight they found trees that had been cut down by beavers, a big beaver dam, and even a beaver lodge.   Language…

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It’s fall!

It’s fall!

Highlights:  It has been so fun digging potatoes with the 5-6th graders.  The Ks have dug up, washed and dried a lot of potatoes from the garden. We are excited to make Stone Soup! Language Arts:  The Ks have been practicing stretching out their sounds to make words.  We have been playing with the AT family (cat, bat, rat) and AP family (cap, tap, sap) as well as stretching out longer words using a resource.…

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Getting in the GROOVE

Highlights:  During the All School meeting we listened to the story The Quarreling Book by Charlotte Zolotow, illustrated by Arnold Lobel. The book was about interacting nicely with others and how a positive exchange affects a chain of people.  Then we listened and watched a small performance by the two music teachers of the Beginning Strings class.  Lastly we participated in a warm-up and learned to sing a song in a round with the entire…

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What a week!

What a week!

Highlights:  We enjoyed seeing everyone that could make it to the Back to School Night! The Ks were very excited to see their decorated homework folders and to read the notes you left in their journals.   This week the Ks learned how to play with their friends in a safe, inclusive, fun, way.  They received the Wheel of Choice Chart to help them with options when a conflict arises. Through out the year, we…

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