Carbondale Community School

What? November, already?

What? November, already?

Hello Terrific 1-2 Families, We cannot believe that November has arrived. Thanks to all who pledged money, came out to cheer on the students, and counted laps for our Monster Dash. The kids ran and ran. Personal records were broken and goals were reached. It was a spectacular day. We took lots of pictures:                                 The kids were all pretty…

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Fall Fun

Greetings 1/2 Families! We all came back from the long weekend a little tired but full of good things to share and ready to jump back into learning!  This week was busy and full! Conversation Starters! Ask your child about… Reading about germs and conducting our own science experiment about germs! Maury with a Story came and told the seasonal favorite story: Pumpkin Pie. Star Wars yoga Learning the three main parts of a leaf:…

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Maury with a Story and LOTS going on….

Maury with a Story and LOTS going on….

Today we had a visit from our favorite storyteller with one of our favorite stories: The Perfect Pumpkin Pie! There’s a lot going on in the coming weeks: -Next Tuesday is the Monster Dash. -Also on Tuesday, Kirsten Hardy and Corey Campbell (parents of Chase in fourth grade) are putting together some Halloween fun. This is from Kirsten: I  was wondering if you would be able to let parents in the 3-4 learning center know we…

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THE BENEFITS OF RECESS

THE BENEFITS OF RECESS

 At Carbondale Community School, kids in grades K-4 get at least 55 minutes of recess a day and kids in grades 5-8 get a minimum of 25 minutes at lunch, plus frequent breaks that get them moving and outside. As a school, we are committed to the whole child, so that means sustaining kids’ access to the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive benefits of recess. Here’s what the American Association of Pediatrics has to say…

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