The 3-4 students are participating in an expository research project on a human body system of their choice. Using a variety of resources, students are extrapolating important information by taking notes, sorting their notes into subtopics, and will eventually turn all their research into a non-fiction essay.

Kindergarteners are using structured play and hands-on experiences to learn about 3-D shapes. Students are sorting, describing and building three-dimensional shapes. One of their favorite activities was building shapes with marshmallows! 

The 7-8 Civil War Newspaper project asked students to research, paraphrase, and to write with purpose. Upon completion, students were so excited to hold their published work, and to share their writing with each other! 

WE DID  IT!  The 1/2 class worked together to build a bridge model that would connect the two buildings on our Pinewoods campus. From site visits to design drawing, from constructing buildings to building individual bridge sections, it was a true team effort.

The Prek is studying about dinosaurs, when they lived, what they ate and explored lava slime. This week the class is focusing on what a paleontologist does,
learn about fossils and have our own dinosaur dig site on the playground. The students have decided to change our dramatic play area into a Dinosaur Museum.

In the event of a natural disaster where it may be difficult to find a heat source that can warm food to safe levels, students in the 7/8 science class created their own flameless heaters. This will allow them to heat food safely utilizing chemicals found in their home.

Literature Circles, or Book Club, are small groups of 3-4 students who meet to discuss a piece of literature which they have chosen. Each member of the circle is assigned a role which helps guide the discussion. Literature Circles allows students to become critical thinkers as they read, share thoughts, ask questions, and respond to reading selections. The key to successful Literature Circles is COLLABORATION.

The 5/6 science students are having a blast completing their waves unit! Here, they are conducting a lab to learn about how sound waves interact with stimuli through the use of slinkies!