Aspen Community School

Visiting Author

Visiting Author

Announcements: Remember to sign up for Parent Teacher conferences with Cindy on either 10/14 or 10/22. These are with parents only. In the spring we will have student-led conferences. The Denver trip next week! 10/23 no school – Fall Break! Gratitude: Thank you Jenny Jones for the book ordering! Thank you Johnny Ward and family for some great snacks! Snack person for the week of 10/12 – Ari Visiting Author:  It was great to have…

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Forest Unit

Forest Unit

This week in science we’ve been wrapping up our Roaring Fork Valley forest study. On Tuesday, Denali Barron, an educator from ACES, came and taught us about how scientists gather the data that we have been using for the last month. We examined a tree sample that students collected by coring a tree and compared it to other samples that Denali brought to class. We also learned about how trees get rid of pine beetles through…

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Prime Factors

Both 5th graders and 6 graders are working on Prime Factors (on a different level). If you have spare time, give your child a 2 digit number (5th) or 3 digit number (6th) and have them show you how to do this.

Author Visit Friday!

Author Visit Friday!

Dear parents, I am incredibly excited to announce that author Keith Hemstreet will be visiting ACS this Friday to speak with our kids about his travels around the world and the way in which he has turned them into the popular book series Travels With Gannon and Wyatt . Keith will be showing video clips from his trips and will talk with kids about the process of writing and recording adventures. This will be a perfect opportunity for our kids —…

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