7-8 Learning Center

7th ODE Sopris Itinerary & Pack Lists

2015 7th Grade Fall Outdoor Education Trip: Mount Sopris!   Dear 7th Students and Parents: We are very excited for this year’s trip, our 12th Annual Sopris Ascent! We appreciate any parents who can help us drive ourselves and our gear to and from the Dinkle Lake Trailhead- please let Ted know! Ted Frisbie, your teacher and certified Wilderness First Responder will lead the trip. Two veteran leaders of this trip will join us again…

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Back to School Letter!

Back to School Letter!

Dear Parents and Students, We hope all of you are well and have had a great summer. While we have thoroughly enjoyed the summer, we are also very excited about the coming school year. We are looking forward to a fresh start, new teachers, and a great year – not to mention a whole new kindergarten! We even have two new students coming into our group – Skye Trenchard in 7th Grade and Emma Haag…

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Summer- New Bedford

Summer- New Bedford

What did you do this summer? What did you think about?  Ted went to New Bedford, MA for a week-long seminar called “Sailing to Freedom.” Think American slavery is long over and doesn’t matter anymore? Then consider this: Money made from the Slave Trade, which made many families very wealthy, was the business & philanthropic capital of it’s day, finding it’s way into subsequent industries of textiles, railroads and other early industrial developments, but also…

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