Aspen Community School

Another week flies by!

Announcements: Visit to Ashcroft this Wednesday Parent Teacher Conferences 10/22 No School 10/23 In-school halloween party 10/30 Annual Aspen Ski Swap 10/17   Gratitude: Thank you to everyone that sent photos from the Denver trip!  Keep them coming! Thank you Ari for a delightful week of healthy and nutritious snacks!   Next week’s snack person:   Reading Workshop Update: We are working to grow conversations with partners, discussing new ways to figure out unknown words,…

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Working together to solve problems or…

Working together to solve problems or…

“Bus Behavior Blues” Sometimes All School Meeting is not all about rainbows and unicorns. For the past two day we have met as a school to discuss bus behaviors. We are specifically concerned about  behaviors that distract our drivers or endanger passengers.  We have three basic rules on the bus: Sit in your seat. Keep your hands to yourself. Use a quiet voice. Because students have been abusing technology on the bus, at the request…

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Flip the Sound, The Breathing Tool, and “Z is for Moose”!

Flip the Sound, The Breathing Tool, and “Z is for Moose”!

♥♥♥ Happy Friday, everyone! ♥♥♥  We’ve come to the end of another fabulous week with your brilliant first and second graders. Our students have been working SO hard! We discussed the important reading strategy, “Flip the Sound”, in The Daily 5 this week. This is a strategy that a reader can employ when he or she comes across an unknown word. Say, for example, that you are reading a story and you come to this strange and…

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Halloween Brain Teaser Challenge

Halloween Brain Teaser Challenge

Ralph and Rona were trick‐or‐treating when they arrived at the cul‐de‐sac shown below. The cul‐de‐sac was in the shape of a regular nonagon (nine sides). Rona wanted to stop at the Dempseys’ house (D) first, whereas Ralph wanted to stop at both the Griffins’ house (G) and the Fairchilds’ house (F). Starting at point O, they agreed to split up and meet at the Epsteins’ house (E). Assuming that both trick‐or‐treaters took the shortest path,…

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Middle School art homework

Middle School art homework

5-8 parents, Please look to the google calendars on the right sidebar to see what your child has for art homework this week.  Students only have art homework when they are in art class.  Check with your child.  If they are in music they don’t have art homework.  Students are grouped into either the orange block or the green block.  Check with your child so you know which block they are in.  I am working…

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