Aspen Community School

Welcome, December! 12/1/17

It’s December, folks! We hope you are all out there doing your snow dances…bring on the snow!! 12/1 Upcoming Dates: December 7th:  Cookie sale during lunch – proceeds go toward Kindergarten Gift Giving Project (only 1 cookie per person; $2 per cookie) December 13th: K-4 Winter Festival – 5:30-6:30pm By December 14th: Items need to be in by this date for the Kindergarten Gift Giving Project (see more info in announcement below) December 21-January 4:…

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Happy Forever???

Happy Forever???

  Want to be happier, right away? Give to others. A Harvard Business school study suggests that giving to others is directly correlated with an increased sense of happiness. It’s true. When we go beyond ourselves and support someone else, we feel great and the world gets just a touch better. This is a message we send to our students. This year ACS kids have raised over $500 for Veterans and over $600 for Huston…

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Personal Health and Healthy Choices

Personal Health and Healthy Choices

This next three weeks, the fifth through eighth grade students are learning about personal health and healthy choices. This time has previously been used to discuss and practice social interaction skills in mixed-age groups, but for this brief unit Garry will be teaching the 7th/8th grade boys, and Christina Lacroix will be teaching the 7th/8th grade girls in small groups. Our discussion topics will include: Puberty: Physical changes, hygiene, and brain development. Relationships: What is…

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Gratitude

Gratitude

This past week the focus was on gratitude. After hearing two different books called Giving Thanks the Ks talked about what they were grateful for. Then they wrote and illustrated their ideas. Many of the Ks wrote that they were grateful for family, friends, pets, the moon, trees, and the stars. They Ks also happily made cards for Jim stating what they appreciated about him. They said that they liked Jim because “he listens to…

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We are so grateful for YOU!

We are so grateful for YOU!

♥ Happy Friday, everyone! ♥ As we send you off to Thanksgiving Break with happy children who are ready for a week of family time, we want to be sure that you know how thankful we are to have you in our community. Your support means the world to us, and your children have the innate ability to brighten our days and our hearts every day. We always say, “We are in this together”, and we…

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