Aspen Community School

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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Looking back & then forward

If you could go back one year ago and give yourself advice, what would it be? This month marks the one year anniversary of COVID-19’s arrival. Looking back at emails and calendar appointments from this span of time just a year ago, I am not going to lie, a little post traumatic stress arises…but is quickly quelled by an enormous feeling of pride. Pride in our community, our hardworking supportive parents, our unrelenting passionate teachers, […]

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Nordic Day #4!

NORDIC DAY #4! Highlights: We had a fun morning skiing with a small group from the Rio Grande off of Stevens Street, until we were almost across from the airport!  Click here for more photos of the day.  Literacy: Reading: New Snap Words – how, you, am, did; Phonics focus: vowels Independent Reading: Remember to use snap word power to help you read – sometimes a snap word can have an ending. For example “look” can change […]

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K Nordic Ski Day #3!

  NORDIC DAY #3! *Please see email for photos. Highlights: Snowmass Day – we skied off piste! These kids are amazing skiers!   Literacy: Reading: New Snap Words – he, she; Phonics focus: Word Parts: ed, et; un; Digraphs: sh, ch, th Independent Reading: Remember to use pattern word power to help you understand the story. Writing: Trying to finish publishing stories, continuing with Explorers’ Club Math: Moving onto Unit 5 – 3-D Shapes, getting ready […]

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ACS Spring Newsletter

ACS Spring Newsletter

Did you enjoy your Snow Day? Was it easy to learn that ACS was having a Snow Day on Thursday, February 4? We have systems in place to get the word out.  If you have any questions about whether it is a Snow Day or not you can look on our website www.discovercompass.org.  Click on the link here. https://discovercompass.org/ Go to Aspen Community School page.  Look at the bar across the top and click on the […]

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