k1 Weekly Newletter – September 25, 2015

September 25th, 2015

Dear parents, We just have a few announcements for the following weeks: Unit of Inquiry Final Project – In less than two weeks, your child will create a final project which will contain oral descriptions of his/her changes and growth over the years. For this, each child will need three digital photos in which their Read More »

K1 Weekly Newsletter September 18, 2015

September 18th, 2015

Hola padres, Here are a few announcements for next week: Who We Are Inquiry Centers Beginning next week, students are encouraged to bring objects to share and place in the 4 inquiry centers for the unit: hair, eyes, skin, and other physical characteristics. Examples might include photos, magazine clippings, stories, drawings, objects, models, etc. This Read More »

K1 Weekly Newsletter – 9/11/2015

September 11th, 2015

¡Hola padres! This week we began exploring our first Unit of Inquiry about Who We Are and we are very impressed with the children’s curiosity and cooperation in our first learning experiences.  Here is some general info: Central Idea: Our physical characteristics are diverse and changing. Lines of Inquiry: Exploring our physical characteristics. Gaining an Read More »

K1 Weekly Newsletter 9/4/15

September 4th, 2015

Hello parents, This is our first blog post of the year to inform you about what is happening in k1.  We hope this helps you stay connected and receive important information each week. We had an exciting first week in K1 classes forming our classroom community and learning classroom routines.  We played games to get Read More »

Welcome to K/1!

August 17th, 2015

Dear K/1 families, We are excited to welcome you to MIS and to the K/1 Multiage program!  The purpose of this letter is to tell you a little bit about us and our K/1 curriculum. We also want to open up the lines of communication for the rest of the year so that we can Read More »

k1 Newsletter – 6/3/15

June 3rd, 2015

Dear parents, Graduation and End of the Year Program!! Dear Parents, Alumni, Grandparents, and Friends, Join us this Friday from 3:30-5:30 pm for our annual celebration. Our celebration will be held at the UM Music Recital Hall.  Parking is available at the Adams Center parking lot.  There will be a cookie reception afterwards. K1 students Read More »

k1 Newsletter – May 20, 2015

May 20th, 2015

Dear parents, As we begin to conclude our school year we have several important announcements to share: Students will be doing final projects and assessments in both their Sharing the Planet: Living Things and How the World Works: The Weather units of inquiry. They will also be completing their final writing assessments in the context Read More »

Cinco de mayo – k1 newsletter – 5/5/15

May 5th, 2015

Dear parents, Sharing the Planet Thank you k/1 families for your help in the playground project last Thursday in celebration of Earth Day. In our current unit, Sharing the Planet, we are conducting science experiments to learn about the needs, habitats, and characteristics of living things around us. The central idea is: living things have Read More »

k1 Newsletter – April 15, 2015

April 16th, 2015

Dear parents, Next week we will be having student-led conferences. This is an opportunity for your child to reflect with you about his/her learning so far and set goals for future learning. Thank you for confirming your conference time. – We are beginning a new unit of inquiry: K1 Current Transdisciplinary Theme: Sharing the Planet Read More »

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