If you are a current student or parent, you’ve come to the right place! This is our resource depot for all the things you might need to be a happy, involved, and up-to-date community member. We will frequently update this page with more forms and resources as they become available, but if there is ever something that you feel is missing, please give us a shout. With that, go ahead and explore our Wellspring “Digital Resource Library” that’s right here at your fingertips.
Si eres un estudiante o padre actual, ¡has venido al lugar correcto! Este es nuestro depósito de recursos para todas las cosas que pueda necesitar para ser un miembro de la comunidad feliz, involucrado y actualizado. Con frecuencia actualizaremos esta página con más formularios y recursos a medida que estén disponibles, pero si alguna vez siente que falta algo, infórmenos. Explore nuestra “Biblioteca de recursos digitales” de Wellspring que está aquí.

Coronavirus COVID19 Update  //  Supporting Distance Learning

During this unpredented school closure because of the spread of COVID19, we are here for you! We will be updating this page regularly with lots of resources to assist you, as parents, with at-home-learning for your children. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us – we’re here to help! For additional information provided by the Archdiocese of Denver regarding the outbreak of COVID-19, please visit https://archden.org/coronavirus/.

Preschool & Pre-K

Despite this closure, Ms. Karina and Ms. Lida are working hard to make sure the learning never stops for our awesome PreK crew! Using Zoom and other online communication tools, we are staying connected and learning together! Feel free to email our Pre-K director, Ms. Karina Campa, with any questions, and know that you can find our PreK Crew “Distance Learning Plans & Resrouces” in the google drive folder linked here.

Distance Learning Plans available here.

Kindergarten

Our fearless Kinder Crew isn’t slowing down, even while we are apart – Ms. Kail is making sure there’s plenty to fun things to learn and do! Kinder crew uses the website/app Seesaw to connect with each other, share their work, and celebrate one another’s learning. Feel free to email our Kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Ellen Kail, with any questions, and know that you can find our Kinder Crew “Distance Learning Plans & Resrouces” in the google drive folder linked here.

Distance Learning Plans available here.

All-School

Even while we are apart, we are committed to helping staying connected, keeping you informed, and strengthening our community. During this time of social distance, a great way to stay connected is to join us on Facebook for our LIVE “Opening Crew Read-a-Loud” each Monday morning at 9:30 am and our LIVE “Closing Crew Circle” each Friday afternoon at 2:30pm. Joing us on our Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/WellspringCatholicAcademy. You can also find all of our community letters regarding the Coronovirus outbreak and it’s impact on our school community in the bottom section on this page.

Facebook Live events and videos here.

Formed

CATHOLIC FILMS, PROGRAMS, & RESOURCES

FORMED is currently free, and with it, you can access daily Scripture reflections, videos for kids, movies on the lives of saints, and faith formation at various age levels. Check it out!

US Conf. of Catholic Bishops

DAILY MASS READINGS

Utilize the USCCB’s daily mass readings and online bible to ground your family’s prayer together, especially during this time when we are unable to go to mass as a community.

Teaching Catholic Kids

CONTEMPLATIVE PRAYER FOR KIDS

Teaching Catholic Kids has lots of resources for cultivating deep faith through family spiritual practice, and we wanted to share this great resource on introducing your kids to contemplative (quiet) centering prayer.

Sadlier Religion Blog

GUIDE TO LECTIO DIVINA FOR KIDS
(Sacred Reading of Scripture)

This simple guide to lectio divina (translated as “divine reading”) outlines how these practices ignite the spiritual imaginations of children as they engage with this beautiful and ancient form of imaginative prayer!

Franciscan Media

SAINTS

Discover the remarkable lives of the saints each day, with Franciscan Media’s “Saint-of-the-Day.”

Pope Francis

WEEKLY MEDITATIONS

While not written for children, these beautiful weekly reflections and meditations from our pope are good grounding for any faithful family. And for quicker tidbits, you can also follow Pope Francis on Twitter @Pontifex.

Seesaw

VIRTUAL CLASSROOM

A website & smartphone app where you can view & complete assignments, connect with the teacher, and connect with one another!

Youtube

READ-A-LOUD VIDEOS

Check out Ms. Kail’s Kindergarten Youtube Channel – watch her do story read-a-louds and much more!

Facebook

LIVE EVENTS

Join us on Facebook for LIVE “Opening Crew Read-a-Louds” each Monday Morning at 9:30am and LIVE “Closing Crew Circles” each Friday Afternoon at 2:30pm!

Go Noodle

ACTIVE PLAY & EXERCISE

Tons of super fun and super silly activities to get you up and moving at home.

Scholastic BookFLIX

LITERACY

Great learn-at-home resoruces (broken down day-by-day), available for free, including books and read-a-louds, with questions and videos to go along!

Zoom

VIDEO GATHERINGS

A free video conferencing platform used by some of our classes to enable whole-class video gatherings to learn and and share together!

ABCYa

LITERACY & MATH

Lots of fun learning games available free, with content specifically aimed at Pre-K & Kinder, offering practice with early literacy with letters, counting & numbers, and more.

Park Math – Duck Duck Moose

MATH

A free app focused on preschool math – the basics of counting, sorting, patterning and even basic addition!

Mystery Science

SCIENCE

While geared more for Kinders and up, Mystery Science offers some great science activities & experiements you can do at home!

NGA Kids

ART

The NGAkids Art Zone app has activities inspired by works in the collection of the National Gallery of Art, plus a sketchbook for drawing and a personal exhibition space.

BrainPop Jr

SCI, MATH, LITERACY, & SOC. STUD.

Games and interactive learning experiences, particularly in the areas of science, math, and social studies, and it is current free for families!

NatGEO Kids

SCIENCE

Explore geography, animals, and the natural world online with NatGEO Kids, the childen’s version of National Geographic.

PBS Kids

Educational TV Shows

Who isn’t a fan of PBS shows and educational videos for children? This website and app will allow you to watch videos from top PBS series for children any time!

This space is under development, and we will continue to populate it with useful forms and resoruces for parents, families, and volunteers.

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