Preschool Notes from Jairo, Fabiola and Diana

May 4th, 2020

Queridos Padres de Preescolar, In the classroom, we continue to explore food. We’ve learned about harvesting, grinding and transporting wheat. We used a molcajete to grind el trigo (wheat). We played panaderia (Bakery) at home where the bakers have been making pan dulce in different forms. We also worked making pizza (out of paper) and Read More »

Las notas de Mishel y Belen 5/1/20

May 1st, 2020

Hello preschool parents! This week we introduced “LOS GRANOS” -the grains.   We talked about “EL MAIZ”-corn and the importance in our culture. Maestro Jose showed us how they make “Arepas” in Colombia – look for the video in google classroom- and we made “tortillas de maiz” with Mishel in circle! Today we talked about “AVENA” Read More »

Preschool Notes form Jairo, Fabiola and Diana. 4/24/20

April 24th, 2020

Queridos Padres de Preescolar, Thank you to everyone who helped with our Earth Day celebration on their own way and time, we observed a student taking action cleaning up the river with his family and other student reflecting on a beautiful place in nature through drawings. In our Google Classroom, we continue to explore food, Read More »

Las notas de Mishel y Belen 4/24/20

April 24th, 2020

Hola padres de prescolar! This week we learned more about farm animals and the products they give us to eat.  Students worked on their GRANJA books every day and used it as reference when teachers asked where does ? come from.  We had fun singing and dancing farm songs and drawing farm animals using different Read More »

Las notas de Mishel y Belen 4/17/20

April 17th, 2020

Hola wonderful parents! Thank you all for your patience this week with our new and improved safety feature on 3CX. As you have noticed, it requests your permission to allow cameras and sound access. This new feature protects our students from hackers and gives parents control. We appreciate your assistance with turning cameras and sound back Read More »

Preschool Notes from Jairo, Fabiola and Diana 4/10/20

April 10th, 2020

Queridos padres de pre-escolar, You will be getting a new kit by mail on Monday or Tuesday of next week,  it’s full of learning materials to work on activities we have planned for your child,  you don’t have to do anything with them quite yet,  we’ll be posting videos and instructions in our google classroom. Read More »

Las notas de Mishel y Belen 4/10/20

April 10th, 2020

Hello preschool parents! Another week of remote learning and we all, no doubt, have learned something new.  Teaching preschool remotely is a big challenge, but we feel that given the current circumstances, it’s going quite well.  The more often students connect remotely, the more we get used to this new system! It is becoming our Read More »

Las notas de Mishel y Belen 4/3/20

April 3rd, 2020

Queridos Padres, WELCOME TO OUR NEW CLASSROOM! What a week we had learning together! It was so nice to connect with our preschoolers on the web and see their happy faces. Thank you all for your patience and perseverance. If you had difficulty connecting, please let the office know.  They will help you troubleshoot any problems to Read More »

Preschool Notes, from Jairo Fabiola and Diana. 4/3/20

April 3rd, 2020

We will continue to make adjustments to Google Classroom so information is clear and easy to find. The stream (what you see when you first enter a classroom) will always have quick updates – the link for live classes, a brief overview of the day, etc. The classwork tab is where you will find more Read More »

Las notas de Mishel, Belen y Sebastian 3/6/20

March 7th, 2020

Hola papás de preschool! This week we focused on the impact humans have on wild life and their habitats.  One provocation was a farmer bringing his farm to the prairie where the bisontes, berrendos– pronghorn, perritos de pradera– prairie dogs roamed.  While students played in center, teacher placed a pre-made board with fences all around Read More »

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