1-2 Learning Center

Fall Break Begins Thursday!

Fall Break Begins Thursday!

Hello 1-2 Families! Thanks so much to all of you for contributing sweet potato fries, buns, or your time to our first El Tioga fundraiser this year…I couldn’t have done it without your support!! This week will be a short week with Fall Break beginning on Thursday, October 22.  School will resume on Monday, October 26.  We will not have night journals or book bags this week. Remember that Friday, October 30 school releases early…

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Two Fundraisers for 1-2

Two Fundraisers for 1-2

Hello Families! With the blessing of the school wellness committee, in their efforts to help students eat less sugar during the school day, I am moving forward with two fundraisers.  This Friday our learning center will sponsor El Tioga, the menu is sloppy joes (using my homemade recipe), sweet potato fries, and a “healthy” brownie made by Gina Stryker (shhh…it can be our little secret that they are actually made using black beans:)  I will…

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October fun! (and Tessa losing a tooth :)

October fun! (and Tessa losing a tooth :)

Last week was a busy week, full of fun learning! Be sure to ask your child about: Reading the book of the week, The Whales’ Song, by Dyan Sheldon Writing poems and making a collage about whales Making -2, -3, and -4 letter words out of the words, Blue Whale and Bottlenose Dolphin Continued practice in our Handwriting Without Tears booklet Using our Quick Word guides to find the spelling of words to use in our writing…

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River Observations with the Roaring Fork Conservancy

River Observations with the Roaring Fork Conservancy

        Ask your child about… Going on a nature walk and using our senses to discover ‘extraordinary’ things, then connecting those insights to the book of the week Something Extraordinary Documenting what our senses noticed on the dandelion worksheet Writing adjective-noun wishes for ourselves and illustrating Continuing to practice identifying and counting coins, learning the “touch point” method for determining coin value and adding coins-2nd grade Mathletics on Ipads, writing addition and…

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Welcome to the Fairy Tree!

Outdoor Ed Extravaganza!

Ask your child about… Reading the book Roxaboxen and finding real-life remnants of our own Roxaboxen town at Bogan Flats Group Site on Outdoor Ed Going on Outdoor Ed and using the 4 Points of Compass-Responsibility, Community, Life-Long Learning and Social Justice as our guiding principles Communicating, cooperating and compromising with our Tent Groups while working together to load and unload the bus, setting up tents, transporting gear, cooking our food, cleaning up our tents…

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