Category Archives: Director’s Notes

Weekly news and updates from the SELS Director

DN May 27, 2015

Director’s Notes                                                              May 27, 2015

Hi all,

Our last big push before Celebration of Learning next week. Students are working really hard to prepare. Also lots of fieldwork as we have three crews out: Connolly at Lava Beds NM and Brisbin/Akers in Monterey. Thanks to all those parents giving so much time and energy to ensure these great trips.

Reminder: If anyone is need, Tiffany Connolly will be offering fee-based tutoring this summer. If interested, please contact her directly: tconnolly@truckeecharterschool.org

SCHOOL EVENTS / INFO
Reminders:
McMains Crew 6th graders have created an ancient Egypt display for KidZone. Stop in anytime to see their great work. An article about it was in today’s Sierra Sun.

Connolly Crew 8th graders have a cartoon art show at Moody’s on June 2 from 5-7 pm. They have been diligently working on discrimination and race, and have developed political cartoons to represent their learning.

Positively Rolling art show at Coffeebar on Friday, June 5th from 6-8 pm. SELS, ACMS, and Forest Charter student work will be showcased. Continue reading DN May 27, 2015

DN May 20, 2015

Director’s Notes                                                      May 20, 2015

Hi all,

Big, big thank you to all who made staff appreciation week so wonderful. Great job as well to the student leadership crew, who took much of their free time to help organize and run activities. And loved the first Staff Olympics!

If anyone is need, Tiffany Connolly will be offering fee-based tutoring this summer. If interested, please contact her directly: tconnolly@truckeecharterschool.org

SCHOOL EVENTS / INFO
Positively Rolling art show at Coffeebar on Friday, June 5th from 6-8 pm. SELS, ACMS, and Forest Charter student work will be showcased.

Reminders:
TEDx event scheduled for May 21 at the Tahoe Haus and Cinema (in Tahoe City) from 4-6 pm. During winter electives, a dozen students of various ages created presentations of their own ideas. This event has limited seating (approx 50 tickets for general public). If you would like to attend, stop in the office Thursday to pick up tickets.

McMains Crew 6th graders have created an ancient Egypt display for KidZone. Stop in anytime to see their great work.

Connolly Crew 8th graders have a cartoon art show at Moody’s on June 2 from 5-7 pm. They have been diligently working on discrimination and race, and have developed political cartoons to represent their learning.  Continue reading DN May 20, 2015