Classical Conversations of Joppa
Weekly Newsletter - February 10, 2016
ANOTHER SNOW DAY!....
Feb. 16 - Week 16
Feb 23 - Week 17 / Tutor Meeting 6-8pm
March 1 - Week 18
March 8 - Week 19
March 15 - Week 20
March 22 - Week 21/Open House
March 29 - EASTER BREAK
April 5 - Week 22
April 12 - Week 23
April 19 - Week 24
April 26 - SNOW DAY IF NEEDED
Week 16 Preview
Family Presentation: Tappan
Clean Up Families: Oppel, Tappan, Jennings
(Responsible for kitchen and main area, returning chairs/tables before leaving for the day.)
Foundations Presentation: Choose a mountain from Week 15 and share something you learned about it.
Great Artists: The next 6 weeks will be great artists. We will be working with different mediums - water colors, plasters, oil pastels, tempera paint. Please dress your children appropriately or bring in a smock to use during art time.
Valentine's Exchange - Week 16 - February 16th
Theresa Speicher is organizing a Valentine's Exchange among the children. She will have paper bags for each child to collect the Valentine's during CC Day. This is voluntary. See Theresa Speicher's email for more information and class lists.
CC Healthy Fridays - February 12th 1-3pm at Joppa/Magnolia Fire Station
Jen VanGelder is opening the CC Healthy Fridays class to everyone in the community. If you want to join us at the fire station and learn fire safety, please rsvp on our sign up genius http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4eabab29a4f94-ccjoppa3 or to Jen VanGelder.
New to CC Playdate - February 22nd 1-4p at Laura Ramsey's home
We have welcomed three new families since January - Kessens, Jones, Decker - let's welcome them and other families new to CC this year. Great time for veteran and new families to have fellowship while children play! Snacks provided, please bring water bottles. www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0D4EABAB29A4F94-ccjoppa6
Moms Morning Out/Information Meeting - Sat, March 5th at Panera Bread in Festival (Chasity Longworth)
Moms come together over coffee and treats to have fellowship. If there are families interested in learning more about homeschooling and cc, they are welcome to join too!
MNO/Focus & Align Workshop - Wed, March 9th and Wed, March 16th 6:30-8:30p
Join me for 2 evenings of fellowship and time to refocus on homeschooling! I am in love with Read Aloud Revival and recently did attended an online workshop. I want to spend time together and break up the 2 hour workshop over the 2 nights. It will have you evaluating yourself, your homeschooling and creating an action plan that mirrors what your vision and brings homeschooling from a state of rest!
Information Meeting - April 13th at Bel Air Library (Renee Stratton)
Laura Ramsey and Renee Stratton will host an information meeting for new families interested in learning more about homeschooling and the classical model.
Open House - March 22 9:10-3:00pm at Trinity Church
Interested families can visit and sit in on Foundations and Essentials classes. This will be the last chance to see CC in action before next year.
Field Trip: BSO "Peter and the Wolf" - March 24th - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Thursday, March 24 - 10:00-11:00am at BSO, Baltimore
Registration is CLOSED
Memory Master Testing (optional)
If your student is testing for memory master,
Two adult proofs must be completed by Tuesday, April 12th (Week 23)
Tutor proofs will be the week of April 12th-19th.
Director proofs will be completed by April 19th (Week 24)
If you have any questions about Memory Master, please let me know. Please work with your student and confirm with their tutor by Week 20 if they plan on testing.
Registration for 2016-2017
If you are interested in learning more about serving in CC, contact our Support Rep, Adrienne Tolentino at firstname.lastname@example.org or 443-677-5017. She can guide you through each role and answer any questions.
MEMORY WORK EXTRAS AND RESOURCES
Memory Work Extras
CC Timeline Handmotions Video: (All Tutors are using the CC official videos OR the previously used rafikipaka from CC Connected. These two options are slightly different, but many of us have learned the rafikipaka handmotions in the past before CC officially came out with their own handmotion video.)
A PDF printout of handmotions can be found on CC Connected user name rafikipaka.
Cycle 1 Memory Work Audio:
Cycle 1 Memory Work Tutorials:
Reading Correlations from Half a Hundred Acre Wood: