Kindergarten

Happy Fall Break!

Kindergarten 2021-22 – “Happy Fall Break” Highlights: Two weeks ago we visited Rock Bottom Ranch for a wonderful harvest field trip on the coldest day of the season so far! Ks were dressed well, and so we were able to thoroughly enjoy the super fun trip. We helped to harvest turnips and radishes, we made fresh apple cider, and we visited the sheep and chickens. We also had a nice picnic lunch.  Margaret was gone […]

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Adapting to Change

Kindergarten 2021-22 – “Adapting to Change” Highlights: Welcome Jenny Jones! This week was our first without Heather. We all miss her, and we welcome Jenny Jones for the next few weeks. Casey has posted the K assistant position, and we have begun talking to some potential hires. The good news is that Ks are welcoming, flexible, and resilient. They have welcomed Jenny, they’re learning from her, and they will be fine even though they will […]

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Many Accomplishments

Kindergarten 2021-22 – “Many Accomplishments!” Elly Presenting at All School Meeting – in the big gym! Highlights: This week was another hard-working week! Ks enjoyed celebrating their Summer Notebook work by picking out some fun prizes. They also finished 2 reading units and so we held a readers’ theater celebration. In writing we began our first personal narrative stories, and math was centered on estimation with garden zucchinis from the Gooding Garden! We also had […]

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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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