Aspen Community School

Post Thanksgiving!

Kindergarten 2022-23  Highlights from the week after Thanksgiving: So glad to have everyone back safely after Thanksgiving week. The Ks had fun sledding at recess, and also stuffies during Snap Word School, Independent Reading, and Choice Time! .  . . Literacy: In reading we celebrated wrapping up of our Phonics Unit 2. You should have some very smart stuffies at home, as the Ks taught them all of the snap words they’ve learned so far! […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Kindergarten 2022-23  Highlights from the week before Thanksgiving: It was nice to have a solid 5 day week with fun times outside and reading before the day starts! Literacy: In reading we finished Unit 2. Unit 3 starts right after break and is all about growing our reading “Superpowers!”  In writing we learned about spaces between words. Right after break they will learn how to write more sentences using snap words, then Unit 2 will […]

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Veterans Day

Kindergarten 2022-23  Highlights from last week: Wow! We had another week. Jill Sheeley joined us for storytelling with her beloved dog Fraser. We used the real pumpkins in the room to make pumpkin muffins. We had a picnic lunch in November! Our Veterans Day celebration was extra special this year with music from Caty and Max, and push ups with a veteran in the K room! Plus…look who showed up in the hoop in the […]

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Honoring Our Veterans

Aspen Community School celebrated Veterans Day with eight fine Veterans and a room full of thoughtful students, teachers, and parents. Our crowd spanned generations- from age five to eighty seven yet we could not have been more unified. It was an honor to hear stories of military service marked by sacrifice, comradery, and the simple acts of kindness that carried these soldiers through. Students presented what they cherish about our country, the freedoms they value, […]

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Halloween and Conferences

Kindergarten 2022-23  Highlights from last week: Halloween!!! What a wonderful celebration it was! Tuesday and Wednesday we had conferences – thank you parents and Ks for participating in those. It was wonderful to have the time to sit and talk about your kiddos. It was good to get back in the swing of things on Thursday and Friday.  Literacy: In reading we read the rest of the paper Halloween books which were sent home. We […]

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