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Welcome to Nicasio School!

Reminders:

 

Sept 29: Minimum Day - 12pm NOON Dismissal - ALL GRADES

Oct 5: SCHOOL PICTURE DAY

Oct 5: Board Meeting 5pm

Oct 13: Walk-a-Thon Foundation Fundaiser!

Oct. 19: Earthquake Drill - Great American ShakeOut

Show "Cougar Spirit" on Wednesdays! (Dress in Red or Cougar Wear)

Core Curriculum 3/4/5 Classroom

 

Language Arts
Reading Wonders (2014) McGraw-Hill, Grades K-5
Writing Pathways by Lucy Calkins (2014) Heinemann, Grades K-8

Math
My Math (2014) McGraw-Hill, Grades K-5

History-Social Science
Scott Foresman Social Studies, California, Grades K-5

Science
FOSS Science (Grades K-5) is hands-on, providing Nicasio's elementary students with authentic, engaging learning experiences.

Grades 3/4/5 Combined (three-year rotation): (Rotation 1) Structures of Life; Sun, Moon & Stars; Matter & Energy; (Rotation 2) Environments; Solid Earth; Magmetism & Electriciy; (Rotation 3) Living Systems; Water Planet; Mixtures & Solutions

Physical Education/Health
Students in grades 3/4/5 participate in physical education and health/nutrition classes together. Students meet with a P.E. specialist, funded through Nicasio School Foundation, twice a week in addition to having PE with a core teacher at least once per week. Most activities and sports take place outside, but Nicasio School's multi-purpose room provides an excellent indoor space when needed. Each spring, students in 5th grade join 6th graders for a one-week puberty education program.

Cougar Tracks

Important Dates

 

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