Articles by: Ted Frisbie and Francie Jacober

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.

Glenwood Caverns Fundraiser Sun, Oct. 9th!

Dear CCS Families- We are very grateful to the Beckleys who have offered again this year to host a 7/8 family day fundraiser at the Glenwood Caverns Tram & Adventure Park again.  On Thursday, each 7/8 student was given four FUNPASS tickets in an envelope to sell for ONLY $25 apiece, which is 50% off the retail price.  Students and families are encouraged to plan a fun day with friends up @ the Caverns on Sunday, […]

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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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Back to School Letter!

Dear Parents and Students, We hope all of you are well and have had a great summer. While we have thoroughly enjoyed the summer, we are also very excited about the coming school year. We are looking forward to a fresh start, new teachers, and a great year – not to mention a whole new kindergarten! We even have two new students coming into our group – Skye Trenchard in 7th Grade and Emma Haag […]

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Summer- New Bedford

What did you do this summer? What did you think about?  Ted went to New Bedford, MA for a week-long seminar called “Sailing to Freedom.” Think American slavery is long over and doesn’t matter anymore? Then consider this: Money made from the Slave Trade, which made many families very wealthy, was the business & philanthropic capital of it’s day, finding it’s way into subsequent industries of textiles, railroads and other early industrial developments, but also […]

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