Carbondale Community School

October Choice

The first Choice offerings were introduced at all school meeting last week, and it will start this Friday afternoon, October 2. Choice will run for three consecutive Fridays. At CCS, Choice provides an opportunity to focus on life-long learning in a multi age setting. It gives students and teachers opportunities to develop relationships outside the typical classroom setting, helping to enhance community ties. In a mentoring capacity, adults can share the interests and skills they…

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Ditch Tour Today!

Ditch Tour Today!

To enhance our studies of ancient Mesopotamia and connect them to local places, we followed the Rockford Ditch from CCS through town and all the way to the head gate near the Fish Hatchery.  Pictures below of the ditch near Barber Drive.

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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The Monday Mile

The Monday Mile

  Students will be running a mile each Monday, working towards their timed mile at the track, and improving overall fitness.  Cardiovascular endurance is your body’s ability to keep up with exercise like running, jogging, swimming, cycling, and anything that forces your cardiovascular system (lungs, heart, blood vessels) to work for extended periods of time. Together, the heart and lungs fuel your body with the oxygen needed by your muscles, ensuring that they have the…

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