Join in the fun as we prepare for Knowledge-A-Thon (KAT) Testing Day on Friday, April 21st! Tuesday, April 18th – Super Spirit Day: Wear school colors (at least two) or Classical School apparel (REMEMBER: no face paint or hats) Thursday, April 20th – Cat (KAT) Whiskers and Ears Spirit Day Friday, April 21st – KAT Spirit Day: Remember to wear your KAT costume! See the earlier post for more details about Knowledge-A-Thon, including how to sign-up to volunteer.
Archives: April 2017
Parents/Grandparents! Sign up for Knowledge-A-Thon (KAT) Testing Day 2017 – to be a tester/helper OR to bring a breakfast treat. Use the sign-up link to see what’s needed. Please see the initial blog post regarding KAT or contact Sheri Hartzheim at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Thank you!
Hello Classical Families and Friends, On Friday March 17th, while the wider Wisconsin community focused its attentions and celebrations on St. Patrick’s Day and the March Madness of the NCAA Basketball Tournament, our Classical School students and staff began their yearly KAT season with a traditional KAT Kickoff in our school’s forum involving all of students from kindergarten through eighth grade. Undoubtedly the Classical Knowledge-A-Thon (KAT) will never gain the press and prestige associated with these other national events; however, within the confines of our school’s walls, KAT is king for the next month until our KAT Day on Friday,…
Educational Program Committee Update: Writing The writing committee has been working diligently since September to improve the writing curriculum at Classical School. This is a large task, which may or may not include deciding upon a new curriculum. It was decided in September that before the committee could begin to evaluate the program, we needed to know what exactly is being taught about writing at each grade level. The committee decided to focus on two areas. The first area of focus was “expectations,” which we defined as the concepts teachers expect the students to know when they begin the grade….