Program Update: Science

6th Grade Science With so much snow up in the mountains, it’s exciting to be building our own snowshoes! “Water sprouts” are branches on an apple tree that need to be pruned off each year, and they make ideal frames for our snowshoes. Last week 6th graders finished all the frames last week and began…

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Time for a Winter Reset?

Just as we have the opportunity each September for a fresh start, taking a longer break mid-year and then coming back together in January gives us another chance to think about how we want to be and what our goals are. Don’t worry; I’m not going to start talking about New Year’s Resolutions – I…

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Program Update: 6th Grade Social Studies from Daniela

Lucy, Ardi, and Little Foot – who were they, and what do we have in common with them? These names refer to three of the most famous skeletons of early humans that have ever been found – Lucy and Ardi in Ethiopia and Little Foot in South Africa. Our current early humans unit began with…

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Note from Barbara December 6, 2022

Did you know that many of our weekly faculty meetings include a round of Student Spotlights? Yesterday afternoon, as we often do, we went around the room and shared positive anecdotes about our students. Here are some of the stories that came up: A 6th grader, often pretty quiet, who seamlessly took on a leadership…

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Program Update: Art

The seventh grade is working on printmaking! Biology is currently the topic in science class, so it makes sense that the printmaking theme is “flora and fauna,” As imaginations are limitless, there are natural variations on the theme. Here are some examples of printing plates that have just been carved. Here’s what students have to…

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