Aspen Community School

Starting the new year off right…

Starting the new year off right…

 Highlights: We had another heartfelt, busy, hard-working, huge learning week! Tuesday we welcomed the Ks back to school! It was a joyful time getting reacquainted, asking questions about break, giving hugs, and smiles were bright. We moved into our discussion about Chris, and it went very well. The kids were touched and sad, but no one fell apart. Jim joined us for the conversation. Together we were able to answer questions about what happened to…

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We’re off and running in 2019!

We’re off and running in 2019!

Fish Dance with the Sister Cities Students from Japan Happy Friday, everyone! It has been wonderful hearing about your children’s Winter Break adventures – we’ve shared so many smiles and giggles with the tales and reports! Here’s a glimpse into what we’ve been doing in the classroom this week… READING UPDATE: Your first grade readers are embarking on a character study unit. They are getting to know characters in books like a good friend; thinking…

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**Happy New Year **

**Happy New Year **

Quote of the Week:  Chosen by Ava, “Never lose a holy curiosity.” ~ Albert Einstein   The Scoop Happy New Year! We started off the year strong with a snowman building, team-building experience. The snow was quite possibly the worst snow for snowman making, but the kids didn’t seem to mind! We also had our first nordic ski experience on a beautiful snowy day. Ask your children how these experiences were for them, what they…

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Bustling December…

Bustling December…

Highlights: Where to start? This week was rich in learning, playing together to strengthen community, and tradition. Monday we wrapped up the How-To writing unit with an on demand writing assessment, and we launched our new Motion Unit in science.   Tuesday we took half of the morning and went on our second cross country ski adventure! Molly guided Ks through activities that she created to build their skills as skiers, and Brian helped get…

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Winter Festival 2018

Our K-4 Winter Festival was a SUCCESS!! The students had an amazing time sharing their work with families, and we’re so grateful to perform for our fantastic audience! Thank you so much to all who attended and to all those who contributed to the creation of the wonderful event! Winter Festival Video 2018 Winter Festival Program Unfortunately, my camera cut off right after 4th grade, so I am missing video of our two combined songs -Happy Holiday and Auld Lang Syne. If…

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