Month: May 2022


We Met Our Testing Goal!

May 26, 2022

We’ve crossed the finish line and we WON!!! As of yesterday, the Cottonwood School has successfully MET & EXCEEDED the threshold of CAASPP testing 95% of our eligible students! 97.4% […]

"May you feel safe. May you feel happy. May you feel healthy. May you live with ease."

Have a mindful summer!

May 23, 2022

Our last SELF newsletter went out today. We truly hope you have found the lessons, articles, and resources helpful in your children’s emotional learning. Fortunately, learning doesn’t have to stop […]

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Look how far we’ve come!

May 18, 2022

It is hard to believe there is only one week left on the 21/22 school year calendar. At this point in the year, I find myself with a mix of […]

"Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right." - Henry Ford

Having a Growth Mindset

May 16, 2022

Over the past several weeks our students have been learning about embracing the moment, getting in the zone, being vulnerable, taking action toward goals and staying motivated. Having a growth […]

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started."

Get Motivated!

May 9, 2022

Last week our students learned about the importance of acting with purpose by taking steps and actions towards their dreams and goals. Motivation is essential to taking action and achieving […]

"Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students." Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week

May 4, 2022

Did you know May 3-7 is Teacher Appreciation Week? It often passes us by without notice because we aren’t in a traditional school setting, but it is worth our attention. […]

"Take action! An inch of movement will bring you closer to your goals than a mile of intention." - Steve Maraboli

Act with Purpose

May 2, 2022

This week our students will be learning about how they can Act with Purpose. While all action is significant, the actions we take that align with our dreams are the […]

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