Aspen Community School

Painting Flowers in the Age of Impressionism

Painting Flowers in the Age of Impressionism

This week the 5th grade class will be visiting the Denver Art Museum during their experiential education trip.  We are lucky to have a docent lead tour of the current exhibition “In Bloom.”  In Bloom explores the development of nineteenth-century French floral still-life painting, and features about 60 paintings by Édouard Manet, Edgar Degas, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh, and others.  It is on view through October so take a trip to Denver…

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5-6 Learning Center, New Year

Dear families, We hope you all had an incredible summer and are excited about starting a new academic year with us. The new school looks amazing, and we are looking forward to teaching in this great facility. With the school year approaching quickly, here is some important information that will help us all start the year successfully.   Outdoor Education and First Day of School We are very excited to start our first day of…

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Amazing Ks!

Amazing Ks!

 Dear Parents, The  following is a brief overview of the fall semester.  Every day, the kindergarten class will have a chance to explore and learn about writing, reading, math, movement and the outdoors.  Whether acting, painting, writing, or illustrating the kindergarten language arts program is centered on communication.  The kindergarten math program focuses on problem solving using manipulative materials.  Often, math problems deal with day-to-day activities. The kindergarten will go to both art and music…

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We are getting ready for you….

We are getting ready for you….

When you and your child come in for your meeting, please bring the following items to school: For kids: ○    Mementos of people you love, places you love, and things you love to do. Think of pictures, admission tickets, small cut-outs of maps, or other items that can be taped on to writing folders to serve as inspiration for our future pieces. ○    Your Summer Book Challenges!!! For parents: ○    A letter to us!  We’re asking parents…

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