Program Update-7th Grade Latin with Leslie

The weather is heating up, and so is seventh-grade Latin! We are in the final stretch before the summer break. Like these young ladies in the Roman wall painting (fresco), students are looking forward to leaving grammar behind and getting out in the sun (sol)! Our textbook continues to follow the doings of Roman city…

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8th Grade Plaster Masks!

After two years of not being able to do this classic 8th-grade project, we were able to create masks in art!  Using pre-plastered gauze strips (the same product used on medical casts) faces were first prepared with plastic wrap and petroleum jelly and then covered in plaster gauze to create a perfect likeness of each…

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A Few Spots Remaining at EW’s Summer Camp!

CRYPTOZOOLOGY of the PNW July 11-15, for rising 5th, 6th, and 7th Graders Curious what creatures lurk in the shadows of the Pacific Northwest? Join us as we explore different habitats and discover how scientists study elusive creatures and what separates solid science from quackery. The real thing is often stranger than fiction! We’ll examine…

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Program Update-Math with Andrea

6th Grade In 6th grade math, we are exploring some of the myriad ways percents are used in our lives: predicting the probability of an event occurring as well as percent increase and decrease. Students are using strategy and estimation to play games involving percentages and explore real-life examples like discounts and tax. Students built…

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Program Update: 6th Grade English with Leslie

In English class, the sixth graders have been busy on many fronts! We just finished reading the book Bud, Not Buddy, a story about a boy seeking his father, with quite a twist at the end! Students wrote an essay comparing this book with the one we read in the Fall, One Crazy Summer, about…

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