Archive for August, 2012

Homework info

The most important evening routine to have with your child at this age is reading aloud.  The PARENTS SHOULD READ ALOUD TO THE CHILD.  Even if your child reads already, the fluency and vocabulary development made possible when a parent reads to a child makes a BIG difference in how well a child learns to […]

Back to school

We had a great start to our year last week.  I can tell we are going to be able to do a lot of wonderful things together.  I am enjoying the group a great deal.  The beginning of the year is a lot about setting up the structure and order of the classroom.  This can […]

Parent Letter 8/30

Dear Parents, We are in need of a class mascot! We will be participating in a Traveling Buddy project with other 2nd grade classrooms in New York, North Carolina, Iowa, Alabama, and Florida. I would like this mascot to be some sort of stuffed animal or doll related to New Mexico (roadrunner, cactus, yucca, sun, […]

This Week in 2nd Grade!

Hello Parents and students, This week we will be reviewing number sequence, calendars, time, and coins. I will be sending home coins that you can cut out and practice with a relative to make different values. We are also practicing counting by 2’s, 5’s, 10’s, 25’s, and hundreds. I have cards that you can practice […]

2nd Grade Allergies- Please Read

We have students in our class who are severely allergic to peanuts, tree nuts (pecans, pistachios, cashews) and eggs.  These are life threatening medical conditions.  Therefore, we are implementing the following policy for this class of First Grade students: Do not send your child  to school with any of the following food items: Peanuts in any […]

Taos Youth Music School

Registration to be held at St. James Episcopal Church on Augus 28th  from 4:00pm – 5:30 pm  208 Camino de Santiago, Taos For information please call  770-7214. Classes:   K-1st    Mondays    4-5pm 2nd &  3rd    Weds   4-5:30 pm 4th and 5th  Thurs. 4:30 – 5:30 Youth Choir Mondays 4:00 – 5:30 Garage Band  102  Tues.  4:00 – […]

School Calendar for 2012-2013

TCS Calendar 2012-13   Here is our calendar for the upcoming academic year.  Please note that the days colored yellow with strikes indicated that we will close early to coordinate with the district schools.  One day is for Homecoming and the other is prior to Thanksgiving.

Friends Annual Meeting and Election of Directors

We hope all is going well for you and your children as we begin the 2012-2013 school year at Taos Charter School. Many thanks to all parents and staff who participated in the (first ever) election for the Directors of the Friends of TCS. The seven Directors for the 2012-2013 school year are: Roberta Lerman […]

Homework Tracking Sheet August 27 – September 14

Here’s our first homework tracking sheet. Students will receive a hard copy tomorrow!Homework Sheet 1 August 27 – September 14 2012

Mandatory Student and Parent Orientation Tuesday, August 28

We are off to a quick start in sixth grade. This is a GREAT group, very bright, engaged, and responsive. Dr. McAdam and I look forward to sharing some of the expectations, pitfalls, rewards, and challenges of sixth grade next Tuesday (August 28) at 6pm. We will meet in the sixth grade classroom. Thank you […]