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Our first week back included lots of new and different classroom experiences. As we begin our second week, we share our recommitment to supporting our students and their families in their need for connection, learning, play, and JOY.
Dear Escuela Community- We thank you again for your continued communication with us. Your responses to the survey, emails and phone calls are helpful, giving us a good sense of what your concerns and desires are. Next week’s e-news will include more detailed...
Recent events in our country bring to light the increasingly urgent need for the work of education and outreach. More than ever we need to bring the core values of our organization to the forefront. If you have not already, please read the school’s introduction to its Anti-Bias Anti-Racist work on Escuela’s website (the About page).
Parents to the rescue! Maybe a tad dramatic, but that’s how it feels to me when I am able to ask members of our parent community to advise on issues both legal and medical.
As I understand it, the state is requiring this for containment reasons. Unless the Governor says something to the contrary during her press conference tomorrow morning, Escuela will of course be closed as well.
This school year, Ms. Sharayah will do four weeks of practice teaching. Her training through the Montessori Institute of San Diego will wrap up this summer as part of AMI (Association Montessori Internationale) training program.
In early October, many Escuela staff members participated in a one-day workshop – Introduction to Anti-Bias, Anti-Racism Education, conducted by Crossroads Antiracism Organizing & Training. They are a non-profit dedicated to dismantling racism and promoting anti-bias education.
The Escuela safety meeting held last Tuesday was very informative; I think I speak for all that were there when I say we learned a lot! Lead City officials took time from their very busy schedules to speak to our community of parents, artists and staff, as did one of our own Escuela parents.