Carbondale Community School

The Two Sounds of C

The Two Sounds of C

/k/ will be spelled with a “c” when followed by “a,” “o,” “u,” and consonants Ex:  Cat, Cop, Cut, Clip “c” will say /s/ when followed by “e,” “i,” or “y.”  Ex:  Center City had a Cyclone

CCS Caverns Fundraiser Sun, Sept. 30th. Tix on Sale NOW!

Dear CCS Families- We are very grateful to the Beckleys who have offered again this year to host a 7/8 family day fundraiser at the Glenwood Caverns Tram & Adventure Park again.  Today, each 7/8 student was given six FUNPASS tickets in an envelope to sell for ONLY $25 apiece, which is OVER 50% off the retail price ($54).  Students and families are encouraged to plan a fun day with friends up @ the Caverns on…

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Fundraising: A Collective Endeavor for a Strong Community

Fundraising: A Collective Endeavor for a Strong Community

It’s hard not to talk about community at the community school. Community is one of our values. It means more than just sharing a school or a common interest. A community is a group of people that take care of each other and feel they belong together. The power of community lies in our collective identity. Our collective identity takes the group beyond the individual and allows us to be co-creators of our community, our experiences,…

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Cool mornings and hot days filled with lots of learning!

Cool mornings and hot days filled with lots of learning!

This past week in the 1/2 Learning Center: We studied the CCS Compass more in depth.  (Responsibility, Social Justice, Lifelong Learning, Community) During Mindful Monday with Lisa, we created a classroom contract that describes how we want our classroom to be.  All students signed the contract and we have it hanging in the room if you would like to stop by and see it. Students wrote their Social Studies and Science Goals for the Person,…

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Outdoor Ed Itinerary

3-4 Outdoor Ed.   September 18-20 Difficult Campground, Independence Pass Here’s our rough itinerary, as it stands now. (This is flexible and subject to change as needed.) Friday, Sept 14th: All personal gear due at school for gear check.   Tuesday, Sept 18th Morning:            -8:10 Arrive school *Bring a sack lunch* -Pack Bus -Depart for Difficult Campground – Arrive at Difficult, Set up camp Afternoon:         -Lunch -Explore, journals,…

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A Four-Day Week Packed with Learning and Fun

A Four-Day Week Packed with Learning and Fun

It was only four days but, wow, were they were busy. We started out the week with some magic play-doh. It was white at the beginning and the legend is that if it changes color as it is kneaded and squished, it will be a fantastic year. And, what do you know? Everyone’s play-doh changed color, even Angie’s and mine! We also did some team-building activities with each other like trying to build the tallest…

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