Cheri's Weekly Update 1-29-16

posted Jan 29, 2016, 9:50 AM by Cynthia Friedman
Upcoming Events:
Mon., Feb. 1 No School. Grading Day.
Wed., Feb. 10 Robyn Breiman presents ‘Honoring your Child’s independence’ (6-7:30pm)
Tue,. Feb.16 Elementary Youth Concert at the Hult Center

RETURN HOMEWORK FRIDAY.
No school this Monday, Feb. 1: Monday is a no-school day for students and a grading day for teachers.
Sharing: Feb 1- A poem or recipe, Feb 8- Something from another country
Boxes: We still need a few more small boxes (child’s shoebox size) for dioramas. If you have extra boxes, please consider sharing.

Eugene Symphony Youth Concert: Our class will attend “ The Orchestra Sings”, a special, elementary youth concert at the Hult Center on Tuesday, February 16. Transportation will be by LTD bus. We plan to leave school at 9:25 and return by 12:30. The cost for this field trip is $5 for the concert ticket. A permission form is attached. Please complete and return the permission form by Tuesday, February 9. Scholarships are available for this event.

***Honoring your Child’s Growing Independence: A Night with Robyn Breiman***

February 10, 2016 6-7:30 pm
Please join us for a very special parent education night. We have hired the fabulous Robyn Breiman for three days of intensive Montessori workshops and consultation to our school. We were overjoyed when Robyn accepted our invitation, as she has dedicated her life to inspiring and guiding authentic Montessori education in the United States, especially in public schools. As part of this visit, she will be speaking to parents about how to support autonomous learning. The night will also feature Ridgeline students showcasing and discussing their own independent work. Don’t miss it! Childcare is available by reservation. Please RSVP so we can save you a seat! Forms will be sent home Friday.

GEOGRAPHY STUDIES:
As a polar biome finale, we’ll be learning about the state of Alaska. If you have books or other items that support our studies please consider sharing.

SCHEDULE CHANGE:
Next week PE and Music classes will change to Tuesday and Thursday. Art class is scheduled for Wednesday afternoons. If you are available to help out once or twice a month (1:00-2:00pm), please let us know.

Cheri and Azusa *For more information about Ridgeline events, visit the website: www.ridgeline.org























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