Articles by: Allison Oeding, Jen Berkowitz, Gigi Mottier

Precious Sunshine

Quote of the Week:  Chosen by Etai, “There is no wealth but life.” The Scoop: The weather this week has been absolute bliss! We hope you are getting out to enjoy it before the sun goes down, which feels awfully early these days. Oh, how precious the sunshine is during this time of year. It’s nice to feel the sun on our faces but still see snow sticking on the mountains. Ski season is just […]

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Back in the routine and it feels good!

Quote of the Week:  Created by Isabelle, “ We don’t just go with the flow… take some dares through the rapids.”    The Scoop: It’s been a while since we blogged, but with Denver, Fall Break, Halloween, and Conferences, October was a busy month! We are back into our regular routines and it feels good. Here’s the update on some of our current units: Writer’s have switched gears to write opinion based pieces. Students are […]

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Denver Here We Come!

Quote of the Week:  Chosen by Havens “The poetry of the Earth is never dead.” John Keats   The Scoop: Please check your email for Denver groupings. This week the third grade mathematicians wrapped up the multiplication and division unit.  They learned to create equal groups and make arrays.  Division proved more challenging but we came to understand that it is the inverse of multiplication.  We played missing factor and wrote our own story problems […]

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Babies, Presidents & Computer Literate Children

9/27 Quote of the Week:  Chosen by Havens “Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.”  The Scoop: Welcome to the world, Nora Ann Amory, born Oct 1st, 7lb 4oz! Alli and her family at home and all doing great. Jen had the pleasure of meeting baby Nora, cuteness warning: pictures below.  Our students wrote Alli and Jesse letters of congratulations and they even suggested names. No one from class suggested Nora, but […]

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Anyone Forest Bathing this Weekend?

9/20 Quote of the Week:  Chosen by Noah, “I am making a goal, I am checking it twice.” ~Written by Noah   The Scoop: We learned how to forest bathe during All School Meeting today. Ever heard of it? Here is a link , or better yet, ask your child about it. You should also ask them what they learned about how to compost and ways that we can reduce waste. It has been a long […]

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