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

Happy Long Weekend!

Happy Long Weekend!

Air, water…sunshine? You always start your letters at the top! And the survey says…more 1st graders would like to be mahi mahi fish than butterflies. Dancing for PE! Hello 1/2 Families! Happy weekend! We had a great week in the 1-2 Learning Center full of exploration, sharing, laughter, and learning.  We began the week again with Mindfulness Monday and a focus on compassion and empathy.  What is it to have empathy?  What is it to…

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A Very Busy Last Week Before Break….Part 1

A Very Busy Last Week Before Break….Part 1

Whew….Sometimes the weeks are so jammed packed, we’re not sure how we fit it all in! The last week before school let out for Winter Break was one of those weeks: a celebration for earning the most money for the Monster Dash, complete with piñatas, a “Wax Museum” showcasing fascinating historical figures, an whole bunch of amazing rocket launches, The Ted and Ted Show, some holiday fun, and so much more. Here are a bunch…

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A jam-packed week of creativity, learning and fun

A jam-packed week of creativity, learning and fun

Dear I – 2 Families, It was again a busy week, the beginning of the wild and crazy ride toward Winter Break. We finished reading assessments and math units. The children have been working hard to finish their parent gifts and we think you’re going to love them! There were a lot of nasty bugs going around school last week and, unfortunately, many kids fell victim. The school will receive a major deep clean over…

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Wednesday, December 20: Rockets to the Past

Next Wednesday morning will be the culmination of two big projects in 3-4. We’ll be launching our final rockets, and the 3rd and 4th graders will present their Coloradan Biography project by hosting a living wax museum. Each student will dress like the Coloradan that they researched. Most of the costume should come from home, but we can help out with some things at school. They should come dressed in character Wednesday morning. If you are free…

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Full Speed Ahead!

Full Speed Ahead!

        Hello 1/2 Families! Can you believe that it’s December?  This week we hit the 60th day of school and we are well into the swing of things as we head toward the New Year. Conversation Starters! Ask your child about… Mindfulness: What does it feel like in your body to want something? Some of us donated toys that we once wanted so badly and that we don’t play with anymore! The friendship…

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