Preschool Notes From Jairo, Fabiola and Diana

March 7th, 2020

Queridos Padres de Pre-escolar We’ll be wrapping up our Sharing the Planet unit this coming week and we’ll get ready to get some sunshine and enjoy Spring Break. Remember that March 29th is the World Fest at the University of Montana UC. from 12 to 4  This is a great opportunity to celebrate diversity in Read More »

Las notas de Belen, Sebastian y Mishel 2-28-20

February 28th, 2020

Queridos padres, These past two weeks we dove into la pradera, the prairie quite literally! We explored burrows or madrigueras and its inhabitants such as  prairie dogs –perritos de pradera ,  moles-  topos,  rabbits conejos and burrowing owls- las lechuzas terrestres.  Some students asked “who eats them?” demonstrating understanding that animals (such as prairie dogs) Read More »

Preschool Notes from Jairo, Fabiola and Diana.

February 14th, 2020

Dear Preschool Parents, Happy Valentine’s day!  We are so grateful for all your help to make our Valentine’s Pancake Party a big success, our students had a blast! We will share the fun photo-booth pictures next week. This week we kept exploring more of the prairies, we learned that bisontes (bisons) don’t shed their horns. Read More »

Las notas de Belen, Sebastian y Mishel 2-14-20

February 14th, 2020

We had a wonderful and successful pancake breakfast! Thank you parents for helping make this event a success. We had no need for volunteers and we were so impressed at how fast the ‘sign up’ filled up. Everything was delicious and it looked like our preschool community was having fun: a lot of laughter (no Read More »

Preschool Notes from Jairo, Fabiola and Diana

February 11th, 2020

This week we enjoyed reading Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey and talking about sharing resources we use and resources animals need to endure the harsh winter, like huckleberries!. Being water and trees some of the other things we share we talked about being conscious in the way we use them, we’ve been practicing sharing Read More »

Las notas de Belen, Sebastian & Mishel 1/31/20

February 2nd, 2020

Queridos padres, We have been exploring the forest & wetlands habitats these past couple of weeks.  Last week we focused our learning on the river-el rio and the pond-el estanque. We learned about castores-beavers and watched educational videos that show how they build their homes–madrigueras and dams–presas, using rocks, sticks and mud.  We built beaver lodges Read More »

Las notas de Belen, Sebastian y Mishel 1-24-20

January 25th, 2020

Queridos padres, This week we have been exploring the forest “el bosque”.  We looked for animal tracks on the snow “pistas” and learned about animals that live in the forest like ardillas (squirrels),  mapaches (raccoons), osos (bears), zorillos (skunks) ,  buhos (owls),  chichimocos (chipmunks), deer (venados) and alces (elk ).  Thursday, we took a nature Read More »

Preschool notes from Jairo, Fabiola and Diana

January 25th, 2020

Dear Preschool Parents, This week our students have been learning fascinating facts about various animals that live in Montana. Some of them are los peces (fishes), la nutria (otter) el castor (beaver) la rata almizclera (muskrat), el mirlo acuático (dipper) y la garza azul (blue heron). We are learning about their physical features and how Read More »

Las notas de Belen y Mishel 1-10-20

January 11th, 2020

Happy New Year and Welcome back to school! We hope you all had a fun, safe & restful winter break. Students were excited to be back at school.  This first week we have re-visited our year long Feelings Unit and focused on our “emociones” coming back from vacation “Como te sientes de regresar a la Read More »

Preschool Notes from Jairo, Fabiola and Diana.

December 21st, 2019

Queridos Padres de Preescolar, We have finished our Family Unit! Thank you Melissa and Brianna for sharing some of your family traditions with us, it was important for our students to make connections and it helps to provide a sense of belonging. As the New Year approaches, we are looking ahead!  We will revisit our Read More »

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