Articles by: Margaret Romero and Heather Ryerson

One More 4 Day Week!

Kindergarten 2021-22 – “One more 4 Day Week!” Highlights: This week was packed even though it was another 4-dayer! Our favorite photographer, Mats, took school pictures, and boy was that fun to watch. We ate apple, pear, peach sauce from the apples and pears that we picked at our ACS orchard (Margaret added some peaches from home). Four more Ks were brave presenters at All School Meeting, and we had another harvesting session in the […]

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First Field Trip!

Kindergarten 2021-22 – “First Field Trip to Hallam Lake” Ks at Hallam Lake Building a dam! Beaver Slide Can you see the lodge? Highlights: This week we had our first field trip to Hallam Lake! We learned about the environment of the beaver and some of its adaptations. We also made our first trip to the ACS gym and enjoyed activities with dribbling. Ks helped introduce our social emotional curriculum called the “Toolbox” by teaching […]

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6 Chicks Pick up Sticks

6 Chicks…Pick up Sticks… Highlights: Six chicks hatched! Our best brood yet… we will name them Monday and say goodbye to them mid-week. See photos of Ks holding chicks  here !   Field Trip to The Aspen Farm Collective (Formerly Aspen TREE) We had a great day learning about goats, chickens, eggs, planting in the spring vs. harvesting in the fall, bees, etc. Take a look here !   Spring Hike! We hiked up to the top of Chris’s Hill! What fun and […]

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Apres Horwarts

Apres Hogwarts! Amazing owls and stars! Highlights: The movie was a hit! What else is there to say?  Literacy: Reading: New Snap Words – come, too, love, are  Phonics focus: having fun playing with sounds in poetry Independent Reading: Using lots of sticky notes to find WOW pages, feelings of characters, proof of fiction/nonfiction, etc.  Writing: Wrapped up How-To, starting opinion or persuasive writing!  Math: Wrapping up with Unit 8! The focus of this unit […]

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Getting Ready for Hogwarts!

Getting Ready for Hogwarts! *See email for photos! Highlights: We have started the musical process! We are singing with the Ks in art class and regular class. We are studying the lyrics as a new poetry reading unit called “Avid Poetry Readers”. We went to see where our scene will be filmed – stars and owls will be ready to go soon! Literacy: Reading: New Snap Words – say, day, play  Phonics focus: long sound […]

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