Category Archives: Social Studies

National Geographic’s Giant Map

Today we had a guest visitor Dr. Rebecca Theobald share the National Geographic Giant Traveling Maps program with our 4th grade students.  First, we want to thank Dr. Theobald a professor from Colorado Springs, for taking the time to travel … Continue reading

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Topographic Maps of Colorado

Our 4th grade students have been learning about Colorado geography.  Since we have such fascinating state geography, with so many different regions, it has been a great opportunity to create a physical model of Colorado.  Students formed into groups to … Continue reading

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A Perfect Performing Arts Day!

Our students started their school day performing the play “One Happy Family” for an audience of 2nd grade students.  We had a very polite audience and look forward to performing for the 2nd grade students every other week. Note: The … Continue reading

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Student Council – Class Representatives

Today is our first Student Council meeting of the school year.  Our students who decided to run for “class representative” each shared fantastic speeches.  Our class elected the following representatives: Avie, Cadence, Aniya and Medardo.  We are very excited for … Continue reading

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Part of Your World

Students are currently exploring their place in the world. We recently created a triangle chart that started with ourselves as a part of University Schools, a part of Greeley, Weld County, Colorado, the United States of America, North America, and … Continue reading

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Two of Denver’s Fantastic Museums

We had a wonderful day exploring two of Denver’s fantastic museums.  We enjoyed our morning at the History Colorado Center.  Ask your student about who they became in Keota the high plains town of the past.  What were some of … Continue reading

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An Amazing Day at Ameritowne

What a memorable day!!! Our 4th grade students became the citizens of Young Ameritowne in Lakewood, CO.  Over 100 University Schools students became managers, accountants, doctors, police officers, investment consultants, personal trainers, cashiers and dozens more career fields and opportunities. … Continue reading

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Young Ameritowne Jobs

After a long process of submitting job applications and interviews, the official job posting was completed today.  Ask your student about their job for Ameritowne.  The job training begins on Friday, February 12 for the five different job areas.  Job … Continue reading

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State Capital and Ralph Carr Judicial Center Field Trip

Our 4th grade students had the honor of visiting our State Capital today in Denver, Colorado.  What a special day for students to both investigate Colorado history as well as government.  During our afternoon we enjoyed visiting the Ralph Carr … Continue reading

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Election Day

Today all of the 4th grade students (117) gathered in the Auditorium for Election Day.  Our speeches started with Ed Clark, former mayor of Greeley, sharing a speech.  We are fortunate enough to have Mr. Clark working as head of … Continue reading

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