- Early Childhood
- Community Schools
The continued safety, well-being, and success of our students, teachers, staff, and community has always been our top priority as we navigate the complex and evolving coronavirus crisis. To this end, we are updating our reopening plan to begin the school year in a fully online-learning model for all students which will continue through the last week of September. All students in grades 1-12 will begin on August 18, kindergarten students will begin on August 20.
La seguridad continúa, el bienestar, y el éxito de nuestros estudiantes, maestros, empleados, y la comunidad siempre ha sido nuestra prioridad más importante a manera que enfrentamos la compleja y evolucionante crisis del coronavirus. Con este fin, estamos actualizando nuestro plan de reapertura para comenzar este año escolar en un modelo de instrucción completamente en línea para estudiantes hasta finales de septiembre. Hemos actualizado el calendario para que todos los estudiantes en los grados 1-12 comiencen el 18 de agosto, los estudiantes de jardin de infantes comenzarán el 20 de agosto.
Mountain View provides half-day preschool sessions to about 40 students. In the fall, the school will provide a half-day program to up to 150 students, plus add a wraparound program of before and after care for working parents.
To make room for the early childhood wing, fifth-graders moved this year to Longs Peak Middle School.
Preschool and kindergarten students will learn a design thinking process, which includes using empathy, prototypes and feedback to solve design challenges. As the students move up through the grades, teachers are expected to continue the STEM focus.
For a recent challenge, preschool students listened to a book about a gingerbread man who was eaten in the end, then made boats to get him safely away. They also tested their creations, made from foam, tape, clothespins and other materials, in water to see how long they would float.
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