Kindergarten

Harvest El Tioga was a huge success!

Harvest El Tioga: A Huge Success!!! Highlights: Well, Harvest El Tioga went about as smoothly as any that I can remember. Thank you, Krysten Madigan, for taking control of this event and organizing it all! We truly could not have done it without you.  The Ks spent time last week picking the last apples and pears in Annie’s Orchard, and then had an “apple factory” during which time we cored and cut the apples into […]

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Lots of Fun Fall Happenings!

Lots of fun fall happenings! Highlights: Monday morning started off with something fantastic – our own woodworker, Ric Morrison, dropped off the new lunch tables that he built for us. They are gorgeous!! Now we can eat Japanese style, and not picnic style. Take a look: Also this week we had a special Rosh Hashanah presentation by Lieba and Ita Mintz, Adina’s mother and sister. We learned about Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. We […]

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First Wellness Field Trip!

Images from our first Wellness Field Trip!   Highlights: This week was our first Wellness field trip with Veronica and Hilary! The Ks prepared signs to use for our Harvest El Tioga on October 2nd, talked more about how we can use our Empathy tool, learned about recycling and how using materials from our Earth fully is best for our planet. We also picked up some rubber around the playground to help grass grow, and […]

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Super Readers Launch!

Super readers launch! Some like using headphones for privacy.              Highlights: This week we had our first field trip to Hallam Lake! We learned a lot about beavers and other animals that live in Aspen. Here are some photos from that trip: Back to School Night: Thanks to all who joined us for this informative evening! If you weren’t able to make it, no worries. Some of you had other […]

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Making stronger friendships during playtime!

Making stronger friendships during playtime! Highlights: This week we continued to tweak our schedule, practice new classroom procedures (homework folders – yay!), learn about letters and numbers, play with our friends, and we visited Annie’s apple orchard!  The bus to and from school seems to be working for many Ks. Bravo!!! Literacy: All I can say is…WOW!!! Your kids are starting to read, no joke! They are touching each word as they read, using the […]

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