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Posted here are a range of interesting articles by members of our community providing glimpses into our program. We hope you enjoy reading!
Group Six Campout Preparation By Danielle, Naomi, Shelby, and Gus The prep was mostly at Westland. The reason it was mostly at Westland was because we didn't have the right materials at the campsite. We also wanted to be organized and not
From California Native Plants, to Gecky, to Sea Jellies, and Medieval Legends, a survey of some of this year’s Print Shop activities
By: Madeleine Zygarewicz This school year has ushered a flurry of a print activity both in the Print Shop and Art studio with students from Groups 1, 3, 5 and 6 working with Madeleine Zygarewicz. Here are some fun highlights from some
The Iditarod Trail As a part of the Alaska study, Group Three took on an extended exploration of the geography of Alaska. They examined the southwest section of the state, focusing on the Iditarod Trail route which runs from Anchorage to Nome.
Group One has been exploring the topic of Firefighters and recently had the opportunity to welcome Firefighter Liz Curry from Fire Station 88. Group One’s initial visit to Fire Station 109 led to many questions about firefighter uniforms. Upon returning to the
Out of Group Four’s geography curriculum, the class started discussing the distribution of population, wealth, and food around the world. In an activity shared by Group 1 teacher, Kailea Switzer, the class was given 100 bingo pieces, 100 pennies, and 100 paper