ACAII Elementary Updates


Elementary News:


  • Welcome back! We are thrilled to have your students back in school. Yesterday and today we have been learning our new schedule & routines. The most important thing we are doing is creating a safe learning community where kids are free to try, make mistakes, try again, and celebrate together.


  • Because of the nature of our learning this week, goal books will not be sent home. We will begin sending goal books home daily starting next Monday.


  • If you haven’t already, please review our google slide deck explaining the changes we’ve made in elementary.


  • Yesterday, an order form for the outdoor ed hotdog fundraiser went home. Please return the completed form along with payment to the office by 12:00 PM on WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30.

  • International Holiday Celebration – Elementary and Primary students will be performing a few songs for parents at our International Holiday Celebration
    which will be at 10 AM on December 21st, more information coming soon.


Math Updates (Mrs. Chapman):


For math students are reviewing trimester 1 concepts along with being introduced to new materials


ELA Updates (Mrs. Goetz):


This week we are reading books that help us build community:

Read Aloud

Rotation 1

M – Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse

T-Stone Soup

W-Owl Moon

Th-Enemy Pie



Short Vowel Sounds



Response to Literature


Rotation 2

M- A Chair for my Mother

T-Stone Soup

W-Owl Moon

Th-Enemy Pie


Phonics: Syllables – Tiger Words (Ti-ger, se-cret, re-port) Tiger words are words where the syllable is open and has a long vowel sound.



Response to Literature & Class Motto


Counselors Corner:


Check out this great article on how to help kids cope with big changes!


The Holiday Ceasefire: How to Manage Family and Behavior Problems amidst Holiday Stress


ACA2 School Counseling Website (only accessible through an ACA email address)

School Counseling Informed Consent