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 »

Las Notas de Mishel y Ana 4/26/2019

April 29th, 2019

Dear parents, We had two specials visits last Friday. Thanks Johnna, Kinley’s mom, for coming and help our students understand better your role in our community. We also had the visit of an MIS parent who is a police officer. Students had the chance to see how their jobs are connected in order to keep Read More »

Las notas de Mishel y Ana 4-12-19

April 12th, 2019

Dear parents~ This week started our final unit of inquiry of the year (wow) of How We Organize Ourselves: Nuestra Comunidad- our Community unit!  In this unit, we will explore our school community and the larger Missoula community. What are the roles and responsibilities of community members? What does it means to be a community Read More »

Preschool notes from Diana, Karime and Jenny.

April 5th, 2019

Queridos Padres de Preescolar, We had a great week back from Spring Break. This week we had some unusual couple days where each group, Saltamontes y Changuitos, took a turn visiting the other Preschool Room with the intention of having a new environment to explore and practice some social skills that preschoolers have been developing Read More »

Las Notas de Mishel y Ana; 4/5/2019

April 5th, 2019

Queridos padres, It looks like our students had a great time during Spring Break! They wrote a book and talked about their vacation with their classmates and teachers. It was a great week! We had the opportunity to visit the other classroom to have a different learning experience. Centers were different and very exciting. Students Read More »

Las notas de Mishel y Ana 3-22-19

March 23rd, 2019

Hello preschool parents! We are wrapping up our Movement unit and what a great unit it was! We explored and learned about yoga, sign language & cause & effect: with magnets, experimenting & making predictions when exploring sink/float, roll/slide/bounce/stop etc. We explored sound through different kinds of musical instruments and songs. We learned about space Read More »

Preschool Notes from Diana, Karime and Jenny.

March 22nd, 2019

Queridos Padres de Pre escolar, Happy Spring, we ended this week wrapping up our movement unit, we had so much fun moving and grooving! We had so many opportunities to work with gross motor skills, learned about Yoga poses, sign language, and many different dances from around the world like Flamenco, Mexican Folkloric, Tap dance, Read More »

Preschool notes from Diana, Karime and Jenny.

March 2nd, 2019

Queridos Padres de Preescolar, Last week we had an MIS alumni and dance student from UM, Georgia Littig performing a solo demo and who later did a circle activity with many metaphors. For instance, how does grass move when there is wind? How would it move if somebody steps on it? Students enjoyed acting out Read More »

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