k/1 Weekly Newsletter – January 10, 2010

January 10th, 2020

Dear k/1 parents, Happy New Year!  We are excited to be back from holiday break for more learning opportunities with your children! Unit of Inquiry – Where We Are in Place and Time This week we concluded our unit of inquiry with presentations and crafts related to Reyes Magos (Spain) Diablitos Danzantes (Venezuela), and Chinese Read More »

k/1 Weekly Newsletter – 12/20/19

December 20th, 2019

Dear k/1 families, Unit of Inquiry – Where We Are in Place and Time This week students learned about Eid Al Fitr, Hannukah, Feria de las Flores, and Christmas to inquire more about family traditions around the world.  We will conclude our unit of inquiry, Where We Are in Place and Time, after the break.  Read More »

k/1 Weekly Newsletter – 12/13/19

December 13th, 2019

Dear k/1 families, Unit of Inquiry – Where We Are In Place and Time This week we continued learning about celebrations in our current unit of inquiry. In preparation for Martin Luther King Day next month, students collaborated with 7th graders to write poems that respond to one of his quotes.  Teachers will submit some Read More »

k/1 Weekly Newsletter – 12/6/19

December 6th, 2019

Dear k/1 families, Unit of Inquiry As part of our unit Where We Are In Place and Time, students in k/1 have been inquiring these past weeks into more world celebrations such as Las Fallas, Nicolaustag, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Carnaval, and Kwanzaa.  Students drew and wrote about celebrations as well as created arts Read More »

k/1 Weekly Newsletter – November 22, 2019

November 22nd, 2019

Dear k/1 families, Dear parents, Unit of Inquiry – Where We Are In Place and Time:  Celebrations This week students made crafts, projects, and writing about several fall, winter, and spring celebrations such as Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, Saint Patrick’s Day, Easter, and Earth Day.  Next week we will learn more about Las Fallas, a celebration Read More »

k/1 Weekly Newsletter – November 15, 2019

November 15th, 2019

Dear parents, Unit of Inquiry – Where We Are in Place and Time This week we started our inquiry into the central idea with a focus on what the families in our classes celebrate.  Students completed a research project in which they gathered information about 3 of their family’s celebrations. We also began inquiring deeper Read More »

k/1 Weekly Newsletter – 11/8/19

November 8th, 2019

Dear K/1 families, New Unit of Inquiry – Where We are in Place and Time – Celebrations This week students began inquiry in our new unit with the following questions: What do you know about celebrations?  What do you and your family celebrate?  What do you want to learn about celebrations? Here is more information Read More »

k/1 Newsletter – 11/1/2019

November 1st, 2019

Dear k/1 parents, Unit of Inquiry – How We Organize Ourselves We want to thank all children and parents for their collaboration in our final project of the unit.  We understand it took time and effort to help children prepare their costumes and we thank you for your participation.  Today students represented a variety of Read More »

k/1 Weekly Newsletter – 10/25/19

October 25th, 2019

Dear parents, Unit of Inquiry:  How We Organize Ourselves: Needs and Wants This week several parents came to present to the groups about the needs and wants of their professions and how they help the community in different ways. Thank you! Next week is the final project of our unit and your child will do Read More »

k/1 Weekly Newsletter – 10/11/19

October 11th, 2019

Dear k/1 families, Unit of Inquiry – How We Organize Ourselves This week students experienced the Class Store Project in which they received $10 of play money each day and had to choose what school supplies they would buy.  They made a new purchase each day during 3 days.  This gave them the opportunity to Read More »

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