Cookies, Community, and Cocoa!

For the second year in a row, we got ready for the winter break with a week of cookie baking all leading up to a celebration with staff, students, and families. During the week families volunteered their time to come into the classroom to bake cookies with their children’s classes. Some families who did notContinue reading “Cookies, Community, and Cocoa!”

Starting the School Year off Strong (September at Colchester)

I cannot believe the first month of school has passed us and now we are moving into the fall. It’s been a busy month in all our classrooms. Here are some highlights from the month of September: The Infant room has been spending a lot of time outside exploring nature. On the playground, they have been enjoyingContinue reading “Starting the School Year off Strong (September at Colchester)”

Celebrating our First Preschool Graduates!

We are proud to announce that the first class of preschoolers has graduated from ONE Arts Colchester! On the final day of summer programming, the preschool teachers prepared a very special celebration to recognize these trailblazing students and wish them well in kindergarten. There was much excitement in the air as graduation grew near. YoungerContinue reading “Celebrating our First Preschool Graduates!”

Staying Cool at ONE Arts: Summer Camp @ Colchester!

The temperatures have been high these past few summer weeks, and the teachers and children of ONE Arts: Colchester have come up with many fun and creative ways to beat the heat. Here are just a few examples! Splash Pads and Kiddie Pools Once everyone is sunscreened and changed into their swim attire, the hoseContinue reading “Staying Cool at ONE Arts: Summer Camp @ Colchester!”

Visiting Artist Workshop: Dance!

Our Colchester school was treated to a special event this Monday: a dance workshop from visiting artist (and longtime friend of ONE Arts) Anna Shogren! It was a beautiful, not-too-hot July morning, and our school gathered outside in the field to dance together in the sunshine and fresh air. While the workshop was intended primarilyContinue reading “Visiting Artist Workshop: Dance!”