Aspen Community School

Happy Snowy Monday!

Happy Snowy Monday!

Hi, everyone! Last week’s Friday Flash Newsletter is coming your way on this week’s Monday because… well… that’s just the kind of week we had last week! Here’s the synopsis of last week: READING UPDATE: We are voraciously reading!  We’re practicing reading strategies in shorter picture books as well as longer chapter books.  Reading groups are delving into more complex text as these readers gain confidence and independence. Non-fiction:  To support our recent elk skeleton…

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Chilly Days

Chilly Days

Highlights: On Thursday the Ks heard and acted out a classic children’s story called Frederick by Leo Lionni. On Friday morning the Ks were challenged to be Frederick by looking at our colorful landscape outside and drawing it. With the help of Delvon Nemecheck, we all went out into the blustery weather and found spots out of the wind to draw. Language Arts: The Ks continued to learn to read predictable books. They worked on…

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10/6 The first snow, making butter, and getting ready for Denver!

10/6 The first snow, making butter, and getting ready for Denver!

Upcoming Dates:    October 6th: All School BBQ 5:30-7:30 October 10-13:  Denver Field Trip (see email for more logistics on this trip) October 26th-27th: Fall Break, no school October 31st: Halloween! November 1: Teacher Work Day, no school November 2nd-3rd: Parent-Teacher Conferences   (sign-up by clicking here!) Announcements: Next week’s snack person is:  teachers (for Monday) Please sign up for a Tuesday drop-off & Friday pick-up location (see Denver logistics email) The school is now collecting BoxTops for Education…

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Picture Day AND Hiking Day!

Hey, first and second grade families! A quick reminder that tomorrow is both our school picture day AND our hiking afternoon. Lots of outfit changes may be in your child’s future! Our time slots for school pictures are in the morning, and we won’t leave for our hike until 11ish. Let us know if you can join us for the hike. Pack some sturdy shoes and a lunch! – Your 1-2 Crew

Garden Harvest

Garden Harvest

  Highlights: The All School Garden Harvest El Tioga was a wonderful, positive event. Many parents from the different classes helped. Thank you Amy for soup, Yosefa & Galen for salad, Megan for bread,and Christine for apple crisp. The food was mainly homemade and tasty. Super thanks to Zander, Yosefa, Emira, and Aminah. They not only set out the food, they served it, and cleaned up every dish and utensil. We made $800.00 for the Literacy Lifeboat…

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