Carbondale Community School

ENTHUSIASM in the 1-2!

It’s Been an AWESOME First Week of School!

         Creativity!  Energy!  Enthusiasm!! 1st and 2nd Grade Weekly Wrap-It-Up! August 24-28, 2015     CELEBRATING the FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL! Learning about how our Learning Center works, our daily schedule, and our responsibilities to ‘help each other learn and to keep us all safe!’ Learning about ‘being yourself’ with the book Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon (doing a scavenger hunt around the school to find clue cards and acting out the…

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An interesting read

Thanks for a great opening day – the energy and enthusiasm was inspiring! I thought you might enjoy seeing this article – the title certainly ties into one of the points of our Compass. Lifelong learners exhibit traits such as effective written and oral communication skills, creativity and the ability to access and analyze information, asserts Harvard education specialist Tony Wagner. Development of such skills plays an important role in future workforce development, he says.   KQED.org

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Welcome back!

I’m excited to be teaching Spanish to all students in Kindergarten through 6th grade this year!  We will go on a cultural adventure of Latin America and Spain over the course of the school year.

A Note About PE Class

A Note About PE Class

    I am excited to have your child in my physical education class.  A quality physical education program is offered to students as part of our curriculum.  Research has shown that students who participate in at least three 30 minute PE classes each week do as well or better than other on standardized academic test scores.  Most CCS students receive 30 minutes of PE 5 days a week! I look to teach classes that…

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