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Welch 2nd / 3rd grade crew

Welch Crew News: 10/24/14

Important Dates to Remember:

  • Monday, October 28:  SELS Summit Day at Castle Pass
  • Thursday, October 30:  Nevada County Library
  • Friday, October 31:  Bear Walk
  • Thursday, November 6:  Parent Math Night
  • Monday-Tuesday, November 10-11:  NO SCHOOL – Veteran’s Day Holiday
  • Friday, November 14:  Gratitude Evening
  • Wednesday, November 19:  Minimum Day
  • Monday – Friday, November 24-28:  NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Break

We are crew Not Passengers

Expedition Express

FIRE and ICE:  Earlier this month, our crew set out on our Fall Adventure Fieldwork to the historical townsite of Boca.  It was a great experience for all involved.  The 2nd and 3rd grade students showed how to live by the SIERRA norms throughout the trip by showing RESPECT to our experts, STRENGTH by stepping outside of their comfort zone and spending the night with their crewmates in tents, and RESPONSIBILITY when cleaning up our campsite and keeping track of their belongings.  Students listened to stories about Ice Harvesting in the old town of Boca and were able to hold and experience authentic Ice Harvesting tools brought to us by expert Tom Macauley.  Another area for students to explore was the Cal Fire trucks and bulldozers.  The crew learned how these firefighters manage and contain wildfires in our area. Continue reading

First Day of School 2014

Welch Crew News: 9/10/14

Dates to Remember:

  • Wednesday, Sept. 10:  Minimum Day – dismissal 1:00
  • Friday, Sept. 12:  Scholastic Book Orders due
  • Friday, Sept. 12:  Back-to-School SELSebration Dance 6:00 – 8:00
  • Friday, Sept. 19:  Downtown Truckee Fieldwork
  • Tuesday, Sept. 23:  Picture Day
  • Monday, Sept. 29:  No School – Teacher Professional Development

Welcome back to school parents! It has been so great to see all those sweet smiling faces after summer break. We couldn’t have asked for a better crew this school year. Third graders have really shown themselves to be true leaders, and second graders have adjusted beautifully to their new environment.

Expedition Express

FIRE and ICE:  Our Fall expedition is off to a great start.  This expedition explores the early days of Truckee and how FIRE and ICE have shaped the history of this quaint railroad town. We kicked off the expedition with a downtown Truckee scavenger hunt. All of the students were able to locate the 13 historical buildings on the scavenger hunt and demonstrated the SIERRA norms beautifully while out in public.  Well done, crew!  Thank you to our chaperones: Angie Perkins, Jaimie Edwards, Caren Schatz, Sarah Adams, Crescent Ferrera, Stacey Carr, Lori Franssen Continue reading