Author Archives: Meghan Hale

Science of the Winter Olympics

Link to Video from Mrs. Lodgen 

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World War II Museum

Students had a fantastic trip to the World War II Museum. Some quotes from the students: “I thought the World War 2 Museum was very interesting and it’s amazing how many artifacts they were able to preserve.” – Sammy B  … Continue reading

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Updates from the 8th Grade

Greetings from the 8th grade! Students returned from their winter break ready to fully emerge themselves in their classwork and that’s just what they’ve done. Recently in science, students investigated properties of unidentified white substances in preparation for a forensic … Continue reading

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Mentor/ Mentee Program- Empowering kids to build our Charter Community

On this final day before vacation, 5th and 8th graders were reunited for for their first mentor/mentee activity of the year. Eighth graders have been working diligently over the past few weeks to reassign mentors and create some get to … Continue reading

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Baby Reebops in Science!

Following their study of genetics, students used genetic principals to randomize the traits of Baby Reebops to investigate the principals of survival of the fittest. The Reebops are challenged by a variety of environmental changes to determine who will survive … Continue reading

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Fantastic First Exhibition

Thank you to everyone who came out to support the students on Exhibition Night. The students worked tirelessly on their projects and we are so proud of all their efforts. Upcoming Dates to Know: Dec. 4- Report Cards Available on … Continue reading

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8th Grade Happenings

In Science: Students created an extraction mixture of soap, water, and salt designed to release the DNA from the cells of strawberries in order to collect the strands. In Humanities: Students read arguments by various Congressman regarding the Immigration Act of … Continue reading

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Student Presentation and Upcoming DC Meeting

This past Tuesday, the renowned historian and storyteller Judith Black presented to the students about Mother Jones. Ask your child about working conditions during the 20th century and the importance of unions. Also- We look forward to seeing you Thursday, … Continue reading

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Library Trip and Upcoming Dates

This past Friday, 8th graders walked to Abbot Public Library where they were given a brief orientation on library resources. Students learned how to use the library database to find books available and make book requests. Eighth graders were then … Continue reading

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Thank You for a Fabulous First Day!

We had a successful first day of school thanks to the excellent turnout of supportive parents and the enthusiasm of the students! Eighth graders discussed what it means to be an effective community member, played a game of human scrabble, … Continue reading

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