Preschool notes from Belen, Sebastian y Mishel

September 13th, 2019

CONGRATULATIONS ON THE FIRST FULL WEEK OF SCHOOL!! We are happy to report that all students had an amazing tear-free week of school!  New students are quickly adjusting to the new routine, making connections and learning Spanish fast: Me lo abres porfavor– open please, Ayudame porfavor– help me please, Empujame porfavor– push me please (swings), Read More »

Preschool Notes from Jairo, Fabiola y Diana.

September 13th, 2019

Queridos Padres: Our first whole week of school went more smoothly, as children felt more comfortable with class routines and are beginning to understand Spanish. It is very rewarding to hear them repeat words in Spanish, such as  “porfavor” regularly. During lunch we encourage them to ask “me lo abres profavor” (can you open it Read More »

Preschool notes from Mishel y Belen

August 30th, 2019

Dear preschool parents~ WELCOME (and welcome back) TO PRESCHOOL Room 2 We had a great start to our new preschool year 2019-2020.  We spent these past few days getting to know each other and creating connections with new friends and new teachers Belén & Sebastián.  Thank you new parents for supporting your preschoolers with the Read More »

Preschool Notes from Diana and Jairo

August 30th, 2019

Queridos padres, Welcome to preschool!  Each Friday we will provide you with insights into your child’s week.  We will explain some of the learning and playing that is taking place and share photos of our activities.  We will also keep you informed of upcoming events. This week  preschoolers enjoyed getting to know their classroom, classmates and teachers!  Teachers Read More »

Las notas de Mishel y Ana 5-31-19

June 1st, 2019

Hola padres! As we wrap-up our community unit, we took some time to reflect with students about what we learned in the course of these past weeks.  Our goal was to give students ample opportunities in order to create an understanding of the central idea: People can communicate, collaborate and work together to create community. We explored Read More »

Las Notas de Mishel y Ana 5/19/2019

May 19th, 2019

Queridos padres, We enjoyed another week of working together and exploring different jobs and favorite places in our community, Missoula. In the meantime, students are cooperating building a 3D model of Missoula, stop by in the classroom and ask your child to share with you the admirable community they are creating. We keep on being Read More »

Las notas de Mishel y Ana 5-10-19

May 12th, 2019

Hello Parents! What an adventure we had exploring the hip-strip down town Missoula!  We got to see, smell, touch and explore our community as a whole group through hands on learning.  As you know, we have been talking about our community in class these past weeks, but nothing beats the chance to actually experience being Read More »

Las notas de Mishel y Ana 5-3-19

May 5th, 2019

Dear preschool parents- It has been a busy week learning more about our community: finding our houses and favorite places on the map and making “conexiones”—connections.  Students were excited to see how close or far away they were to each other or to our favorite community places: Big Dipper, Target-AKA the toy store, the Insectarium, Read More »

Preschool notes from Diana, Karime and Jenny

May 4th, 2019

Queridos padres de preescolar, We enjoyed another week of working together in partners and exploring different jobs and places in our community.  Our students have been taking their jobs with responsibility and been mastering different roles. We have some carteros, meseros, asistentes, meteorologos, artistas, bibliotecarios,  even a physical trainer and a gardener,  maybe your child Read More »

Preschool notes from Diana, Karime and Jenny.

April 29th, 2019

Queridos Padres de Preescolar, Big thank you to all the families who came to help clean up our school on Friday it makes a big difference working together to create a better place. Friday was definitely a busy day, we had a police officer visiting our classroom to talk about his job. Changuitos went for Read More »

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