K1 Newsletter – May 5, 2014

May 5th, 2014

Dear parents, We would like to congratulate our students for an amazing job in their student-led conferences!  It’s great to hear them set their own goals for learning. Also, thanks to our volunteers and children for helping with last week’s Earth Day cleanup.  It was nice to work together as a team to make our Read More »

Sharing the Planet – News from 2/3 grade classes

April 17th, 2014

Dear Parents,   During our Earth week, 2/3 graders are doing a plastic reduction campaign.  Here are a few friendly reminders to keep in mind throughout the year:   Packing lunches in reusable containers rather than plastic bags Bringing your tote bags when you are going grocery shopping. Use a reusable produce bag. A single Read More »

K1 Newsletter – April 8, 2014

April 8th, 2014

Dear parents, Here are a few announcements about what’s going on these next few weeks in K1 classes. 1)  Student-led Conferences The spring conferences are the week of April 21 to 25 and they are different than the fall conferences.  In this conference, the student leads the conversation by reflecting on his or her learning Read More »

K1 Newsletter – March 12, 2014

March 12th, 2014

Queridos padres, This week we have a couple of announcements to share: First, a reminder and invitation to attend the art exhibitions: John’s class – Friday, March 14, from 2:15 to 3:15 Esther’s class – Monday, March 17, from 2:15 to 3:15 Janet’s class – Tuesday, March 18, from 2:15 to 3:15 Secondly, MIS has Read More »

K1 Newsletter – March 7, 2014

March 7th, 2014

Dear parents, It has been quite an interesting week!  We would like to thank the children for their open-mindedness and risk taking attitude during our days away from our normal classrooms and routines. Since we missed a few days, the children will need more time to develop their final projects for the unit How We Read More »

K1 Newsletter – February 26, 2014

February 26th, 2014

Dear parents,   How We Express Ourselves:  Artistic Expression has been a very exciting unit of inquiry so far.  We have had special guests in sculpture, music, architecture, literature, and painting and today we are going to visit the Missoula Art Museum.  We will also be enjoying a contemporary dance performance next Friday presented by Read More »

K1 Newsletter – February 7, 2014

February 7th, 2014

Dear parents, This has been an interesting week with such cold weather; we have had all of our recesses inside and we appreciate the open-mindedness of the children.   We’re looking forward to going back outside to play next week! Here is some information about this week and next. 1.  This week we began a new Read More »

K1 Newsletter – January 15, 2014

January 15th, 2014

Dear parents, Here is some important information regarding the upcoming weeks:   Celebrations Presentations: After exploring many celebrations in the U.S. and around the world, students are working in teams to create a new celebration.  If you are able to attend, please come to the presentations of their work: Esther’s class:  Tuesday, January 28th, 2:30 Read More »

k1 Weekly Newsletter – December 17, 2013

December 17th, 2013

Dear parents, Here are few reminders about tomorrow’s Preschool-K-1 Winter Celebration  followed by Holiday Parties:   Performance 9am to 10am – K1 and preschool classes will present music and dance.  K1 video reflections from robotics workshops will be shown as well. In gym Students need to arrive in their classrooms at the regular time, 8:45.  Read More »

Holiday Performance and Party

December 9th, 2013

Dear parents, This year we decided to have the winter parties right after the holiday performance to make it easier for volunteers and guests to attend both events. Here are the details about the Holiday Performance and Parties next Wednesday, December 18 Performance 9am to 10am – K1 and preschool classes will present music and Read More »

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