K1 Newsletter – November 12, 2014

November 12th, 2014

Dear parents, Here is some new information for the coming weeks: Unit of inquiry   Please mark your calendar if you are able to attend the following class presentation. Students will be giving an oral presentation about How We Organize Ourselves and the central idea: The place where we live affects the way we live. Read More »

K1 Newsletter – October 29, 2014

October 29th, 2014

Dear parents,   Thank you for supporting our big day last Friday.  Gday, Day of the Dead Celebration, and the Fall Family Fiesta were all a great success. We are proud of the students for being so confident while presenting their music and so reflective and thoughtful while sharing their learning with guests in the Read More »

K1 Newsletter – October 15, 2014

October 15th, 2014

Dear parents, We have a few reminders to share with you in this week’s k1 newsletter: First, there are no classes on Thursday and Friday of this week. Also, we hope you can participate in next Friday’s big events: Friday, October 24, 2014: COME CELEBRATE! ONE DAY-THREE GRAND EVENTS-FALL FAMILY FUN!           1) GDay for Grandparents Read More »

K1 Newsletter – 10/3/2014

October 3rd, 2014

Dear parents, Here are some of the exciting things k1 classes are doing this week and next to explore the first unit of inquiry:  Who we are. Presentation with special guest Gillian Kessler about people with a limited sense of hearing and how they adapt Games that requires us to operate without a sense Inquiry Read More »

K1 Newsletter – 9/24/14

September 24th, 2014

Dear families, It’s the fourth week of school and we have already had many experiences to explore our 1st unit of inquiry of the year, Who We Are:  The Five Senses.  We read books, name and describe things in the 5 sensory centers, reflect in our science journal, play guessing games, take observation walks, and Read More »

K1 Newsletter – 9/11/14

September 11th, 2014

Hola padres, In our second week of school we are continuing to practice learning routines such as communicating in circle, asking questions, making books in the writer’s workshop and playing math games. Here are a few important announcements: 1)      First unit of inquiry homework – Today we sent a family homework assignment related to our Read More »

K1 Newsletter – September 4, 2014

September 4th, 2014

Dear parents,   This week has been exciting!  We have been getting to know each other by sharing information and making books and crafts about ourselves.   We have learned about Kelso’s choices and have practiced resolving small problems in role plays. Please see more information about Kelso’s choices on our blog page: https://k1team.mismt.org/classroom-rules/kelsos-choice/   Read More »

K1 Newsletter – August 27, 2014

August 27th, 2014

WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL!   Dear K1 parents,   We are very excited to begin the new school year with you.  We would like to give a big welcome to all the children entering kindergarten, those returning for 1st grade, and to the new families at MIS.  We are sure it is going to be Read More »

K1 Newsletter – May 23rd, 2014

May 23rd, 2014

Hello parents, Here are some exciting things coming up and some important announcements.   MIS hosts a talk about the IB Missoula International School is hosting this event next Thursday and Julie Lennox would appreciate your help with inviting friends who may be interested in learning more about Missoula International School and the broader implications Read More »

K1 Newsletter – May 15, 2014

May 15th, 2014

Dear parents, Please take a look at some upcoming events.   No school on Memorial Day:  May 26   Class Presentations on How the World Works:  Balls, Ramps and Robots.  Students will present their creative ramp systems and explain how the balls move through. John’s Class:                       Monday, June 2 at 2:15pm Esther’s Class:                   Tuesday, June Read More »

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