Program Updates: Science with Virgil Beck and Kristin Moore

6th Grade How can the same piece of clay sink, float, and hover? Sixth graders are learning that the shape they mold the clay into makes the difference and that getting it to hover is SUPER tricky!! They’ve also explored why giant ships like the Titanic, with its swimming pool and restaurants, could float, and…

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Explorer West Open House Events Go Virtual!

Every fall, we welcome families to our campus to learn more about our school. This year, Explorer West Middle School will be hosting virtual events. These new Virtual Open Houses will be held on: Saturday, October 23, 11 AM Saturday, December 11, 11 AM Our re-imagined virtual events have been created to offer you an…

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Program Updates: Latin – from Leslie Boba

Salvete! Seventh graders have already accomplished a lot with their new Latin textbook, Suburani, the ongoing tale of Romans living in a busy section of the eternal city. Students are reading, writing, and speaking Latin. The new textbook uses graphic-novel style presentations to aid in students’ deciphering of new vocabulary. Every picture tells a story, …

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Program Updates: Art – from Sarah Robertson-Palmer

The sixth grade is rocking it in the art room!   Color explorations began during orientation through a splatter painting activity outside. Now gratefully back inside the art room, drawing exercises and “critter” sketches introduced foundational art skills that will be utilized in projects to come.   The Elements of Art are seven art vocabulary…

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Join us for a Parent Map Live Event, sponsored by Explorer West

Explorer West is proud to sponsor this important discussion. The role of race and racism in our kids’ education is at the forefront of nationwide debates and legislation efforts. Parents and educators are invited to this free and timely ParentMap Live talk this evening, Thursday, Sept. 23, by Khalil Gibran Muhammad and Jeffery Robinson, two…

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