Ute Pass Elementary

Another week has past.

This week in your child’s yellow Friday/homework folder you will find the first homework menu.  All homework is due in yellow folder the following Friday ( 14th).  If you need an extra copy if can be found here, under the project tab. Thank you!


This is the first post for this school year. Anything in the thread below is from previous years.  I will be using this site to post pictures, information, homework and spelling lists.  To stay up to date on most recent and daily information do not forget to sign up for the remind TEXT system. How to information will be available at Meet your teacher night and the first week of school.


April 17th, 2018

On April 11th Second Grade tested our money counting skills. The real world experience field trip to Safeway and the park was phenomenal!! Thank you to all who came  with us.


March 5th, 2018

Pictures from our awesome Olympic Training Center Visit!

Sand Art Created by our class. Thank you Mrs Romano and guest Anusha Khanal, who is a Colorado College Student from Nepal.

February 7, 2018

Wow! Time flies when you are having fun learning. Below you will find some things we have been doing and some things that will be coming up.

  • To prepare for a concert on Dr. Suess Day we will be having extra practices on Tuesday afternoons in February from 1:00 to 2:15
  • YES Labs with Mrs. Conlin ( GATE teacher)- All students will be spending time with Mrs. Conlin in rotating, small groups for learning labs focused on their preferred way to learn (multiple intelligences).
  • Sand Art- On December 12th ( afternoon) our class will be working with Mrs. Romano and a special guest on Sand Art from India
  • Olympic Training Center Field Trip- February 16th 8:30- 11 am. Please send in form and fee ASAP!

Daily we are building our sequencing skills (by writing summaries),  developing opinion pieces and starting expository paragraphs, and working on the foundation for multiplication/division and graphing. Whew!

Our trout eggs are here!  This brief paragraph below was in the UPE Newsletter- Super exciting, you are welcome to come and see them anytime. I know your child would love to take you !

Trout in the Classroom

Something fishy is definitely going on in the Mountain Academy for Arts and Sciences! Specifically, baby trout. Our trout eggs have arrived and, for the whole school, the gestation and growth of the beautiful little creatures is the talk of the elementary town. Sixth and Second graders have prepared the tank to required specification and are leading this effort to raise these tiny fish into ones that can be certified for release into local streams and waterways. Along the way, children across the school will have the opportunity to witness this amazing, hands-on science learning.

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