Kindergarten

Winter is coming!

Highlights: The whole school had a wonderful time watching the African dancers.  The leaders were from Ghana, and the group was based out of Boulder.  They sang, drummed and danced.  They surprised us by bringing a few of the Ks up to dance with them in front of the whole school.  Then the teachers all got up and danced!  The K-4 had a chance to learn a dance and then the 5-8.  It was so […]

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Halloween

Highlights: The Ks had a wonderful day wearing their costumes, watching everyone at the costume contest, participating in the Carnival activities, making bats and ceramic saucers, and playing outside.  They were so happy and proud of their costumes. Language Arts:  The Ks acted out and recited Halloween poems and learned to read new books. In Writer’s Workshop, they continued to work on their true stories by adding details to their illustrations and their words. Math: […]

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Fall break!!!

Highlights:  The Ks continued to think about, illustrate, and write ways they could care for themselves and others. They enjoyed sharing their ideas and seeing their work displayed on posters.   It has also been sweet listening to the Ks share ways they are using their “breathing tool.” Language Arts:  The Ks are continuing to practicing pointing and touching the words they are reading. When they come across a word they don’t know, they are […]

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Harvest

The gorgeous field of greens growing at the Rock Bottom Ranch. Highlights:  We really enjoyed meeting with the families that had conferences on Wednesday.  It was exciting for the students to show you all of their hard work.  We also had two wonderful field trips to Rock Bottom Ranch and Aspen Tree.  The kids saw pigs, chickens and a beautiful green house at Rock Bottom Ranch.  They ended the tour with making apple cider with […]

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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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