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The continued safety, well-being, and success of our students, teachers, staff, and community has always been our top priority as we navigate the complex and evolving coronavirus crisis. To that end, our comprehensive task force has outlined a school reopening plan that includes a return to full-time in-person instruction for students in grades PK-5, 6, and 9, and an alternating schedule with a combination of in-person and synchronous real-time online learning for students in grades 7-8 and 10-12.
La seguridad continúa, el bienestar, y el éxito de nuestros estudiantes, maestros, empleados, y la comunidad siempre ha sido nuestra prioridad más importante a manera que enfrentamos la compleja y evolucionante crisis del coronavirus. Con eso en mente, nuestro integro y dedicado grupo de trabajo ha preparado un plan de reapertura de las escuelas que incluye un regreso a la enseñanza en persona de tiempo completo para los estudiantes que están en los grados del PK al 5, en el 6, y en el 9, y un horario alternativo con una combinación de aprendizaje en persona y un aprendizaje sincronizado en vivo en tiempo real en línea a través del Internet para estudiantes en los grados 7 al 8 y del 10 al 12.
A drive-through Community Resource Center will be open from 12:00 p.m. - 5 p.m. on Wednesdays throughout the months of June and July. Bilingual staff is available at the Learning Services Center, 401 S. Pratt Parkway in Longmont. El Centro de Recursos Comunitario de autoservicio estará abierto los miercoles de 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. durante los meses de junio y julio. Personal bilingüe estará disponible en el Centro de Servicios de Aprendizaje, 401 S. Pratt Parkway en Longmont.
This Columbus day, the kindergarteners of Rocky Mountain Elementary discovered what it meant to sail by wind power. They have been studying wind, weather, and time over the last few weeks and decided to combine their knowledge of these concepts with a litle history lesson. Their teacher read a short story of Christopher Columbus and how he sailed to the land we call America, and contemplated the question, "I wonder how we can make a boat sail across the ocean?"
Using the Design Thinking process, the students immediately began ideating a solution to this challenge. Discussions could be heard from every group around the room: What will float? How will we make it move? Where will the steering wheel be? Students used their knowledge of weather to decide that wind could push their boats. The whole group decided to look up pictures or boats and sails.
After spending time collaborating and creating their floating vessels, the students used a sensory table filled with water to test out their prototypes. A fan was used to replicate the wind. The first boat was placed in the table while another student sat at the end of the table with an iPad ready to record the test. As soon as the fan was started, the sails puffed up and carried the boat across the table. Cheers arose from everyone in the room as the boat hit the end of the table. "He made it! Hooray!" shouted all of the students.
The kindergartners of Rocky Mountain not only learned about Christopher Columbus on Columbus Day, they also learned about bouyancy and wind power.
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Rigorous K-12 Programming that includes STEM at all levels. This initiative aligns and transforms Skyline feeder schools with a STEM focus.
Offering competitive and innovative 21st Century learning through Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
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