Carbondale Community School

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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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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Jenn Kendzior, Physical Education Teacher.

[contact-form][contact-field label=’Name’ type=’name’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Email’ type=’email’ required=’1’/][/contact-form]   Hi, my name is Jenn, and I am thrilled to be part of the CCS family.  Having taught most recently at Carbondale Middle School and Basalt Middle School, I look forward to teaching in a smaller school, in which community and integrated learning are emphasized. I originally come from Pennsylvania, and have worked with children in a variety of settings, including Outward Bound and summer camp to…

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