Posted on March 27th 2017
Today, Monday, March 27, we began our third and last session of Extracurricular activities. Please contact Damiana at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about your child's…
March 27th 2017
Today, Monday, March 27, we began our third and last session of Extracurricular activities. Please contact Damiana at email@example.com if you have any questions about your child's registration.
So, we have given all a role to start off. All students are asked to greet the cafeteria personnel and helpers and to practice polite manners (Please/Thank You) with others. Here are the names of the employees who serve your children every day in the cafeteria. Your children are practicing their names, and it may be fun for you to see who they can remember.
Many of you probably have hired people to come to your home to help with meals or cleaning. Having your children show appreciation to people at your home, is a great way to connect with what they are doing at school. Also, giving your children opportunities to contribute to home tasks, will empower them as positive family members.
This week, we are preparing for our NEASC accreditation team visit which will begin on Friday with the arrival of the members of the visiting team. Our director, talks about the accreditation process in this short video Minute with Madeleine We are very proud to showcase our school and look forward to the information from the visit as it will help us to continue to grow.
Looking Ahead - Intermediate Division Newsletter
Posted on December 12th 2016
Happy Monday everyone! It's a short week, with Friday being a half day, and then we're off on the Holiday break! I want to take this chance to wish you all a safe, fun, relaxing, and inspiring…
Looking Ahead - Intermediate Division Newsletter
December 12th 2016
Happy Monday everyone! It's a short week, with Friday being a half day, and then we're off on the Holiday break! I want to take this chance to wish you all a safe, fun, relaxing, and inspiring holiday and New year...it's been a great year but I have a feeling that 2017 will be even better!
Today we had our Middle School writing celebration, and we had a great parent tun out. See below for a few pictures of the event. We're trying very hard to bring literacy and writing to life at our school and this was a great culminating event after our month of writing this past November...
NaNoWrimo Writing Celebration - 6th Grade
I wrote a blog post yesterday that I thought I would share with you all...it's all about unplugging for the holiday and reconnecting with yourself, your family, and with nature...take a look through this link...
NaNoWrimo Writing Celebration - 7th Grade
I wanted to share this beautiful video with you, which really brings home what is important about the Holidays...it's all about the giving! Please take the time to watch...you'll love it!
NaNoWrimo Writing Celebration - 8th Grade
Remember about tomorrow's Holiday concert for Grades 3 to 5...6:30 pm in the auditorium!
Holiday Concert Live Stream Opportunity - If you can't make it in person, or want another friend or family member to watch!
Here is the link for the Concert LiveStream :
From our High School Principal - Garth Wyncoll
Dear Grade 8 Parents,
It is exciting to think that within six months your child will be a highschool student. In order for you and your child to be prepared and feel prepared for this transition, Academia Cotopaxi would like to invite you to a meeting on Wednesday, January 11. We will hold two sessions, the first from 8:00-9:30 a.m. and the second from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the auditorium - translation will be available. Please attend the session that fits best with your schedule.
High School Happenings
Posted on March 20th 2017
End of quarter this Friday. We use this marker to check student progress and assess whether a student needs to be put on Academic Warning or Probation. We will also celebrate student progress!…
High School Happenings
March 20th 2017
A time to read, a time to…
A time to read, a time to write, a time to give...
This week (November 7-11), our educators are continuing to grow as teachers of writing. Literacy consultant, Carrie Ekey is working with all teachers in grades PK - 5. There is a special opportunity for you to support your growing writer, and we invite you to attend this Thursday's parent workshop. Please visit the link to RSVP, especially if you will need to bring your child. We will have child-care provided in the school library.
To continue with the theme of literacy, I would like to announce the beginning of a special book drive. Academia Cotopaxi will be opening our first neighborhood lending library through our One Institute (formerly Language Center). Your family is invited to contribute with new or used books in any language. Get your children excited about placing books in the hands of other children from our neighborhood, go through your books at home and choose some to contribute to this exciting new school project. You may also want to purchase new books to donate at any local store or at the book fair (Nov. 14-18).
Mon. Nov. 7 - Book Drive Begins and runs through Nov. 18
Wed. Nov. 8 - Half Day - Professional Learning for teachers (PJ Day to celebrate Reading) - all students are dismissed at noon
Thur. Nov. 9 - Parent Workshop "Growing Writers" with Carrie Ekey - 6 p.m.
Fri. Nov. 11 - Progress Reports will go home
Mon. Nov. 14 - Literacy Week begins with Book Fair - Students will be able to buy books at the Book Fair. Your child's class will come with their teacher and will be able to purchase books ($8 to $15 each) or place books on hold to be purchased the next day. Books on hold will be reserved until 10 a.m. of the following day. You may come to shop at any time during the week during school hours, except for Friday when the book fair ends at noon.
Mon. Nov. 14 - Yearbook photos will be taken for PK - 2.
Tues. Nov. 15 - Character Dress Up Day - Students dress up and bring in book with character.
Wed. Nov. 16 - Parent Teacher Conferences PK - 8. No school for students in PK - 8. Book Fair will be happening for you to purchase books during your time at school.
Fri. Nov. 18 - PYP Assembly - 2nd Grade
Looking Ahead Bulletin -…
Looking Ahead Bulletin - September 5th 2016
As you also know, this Thursday is our Back to School night beginning at 5:00 with refreshments and mingle opportunities. At 5:30, there will be a meet the Board opportunity in the auditorium and then it's faculty introductions and teacher presentations at 6:00. We'll have you out of here by 8:00 at the latest. A quick reminder that this is not a time to have specific conversations about your child, and if you wish to do that then please make an appointment with your teacher directly. Also, we will not be providing supervision for children so please make the appropriate arrangements.
Our GIN class space is starting to take shape!
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Discover Ecuador, Discover…
Discover Ecuador, Discover Yourself, Discover Classmates, Give Back
Here we go, this is our Discover Ecuador Week, AC's week without walls. So many good things happen on a week like this. As I was writing our rational last year for these trips, I didn't need to look any farther than Academia Cotopaxi's Mission Statement and Core Values found here: https://www.cotopaxi.k12.ec/Mission&CoreValues
Understand the importance of English when groups of diverse students are together – students will learn the necessity of a common language
Value the diversity of students within the grade – through various activities students will learn about each other’s talents and strengths as well as weaknesses and will learn the importance of trust, care and recognizing that all people have intrinsic value and potential
Develop inclusive minded students – by participating in the DE trip, students will be encouraged to work side by side with each classmate, building relationships, commonalities and sharing experiences - developing community
Promote collaboration – activities will require students to work hand in hand, listen to each other, value ideas, plan, create and innovate together to solve problems collaboratively
Strengthen empathy – while working beside classmates, sharing and building new memories, students will develop their sense of self and understand the strengths of their classmates; by working in a community and serving others, students will develop their ability to think outside of themselves.
Understand that personal challenge is necessary for growth
Experience first hand that integrity and commitment build trust