We had a great time at Children’s Island last Friday. It was nice to see the students working together to solve challenges and help each other have a good time!
We will be going to Children’s Island on Friday, September 7th. Please keep an eye out for the permission slip going home today. School drop off will be at the usual time and we will walk down to the landing to take the Hannah Glover to the island. Dismissal for 7th grade will be at 3pm at the State Street dock. Students must bring a healthy snack and lunch. Please send a bottle of water in a thermos or plastic bottle ( no glass). Students should wear comfortable shoes and dress in layers. Hats and sunblock are recommended. Your child’s emergency card must be on file in the nurse’s office. Permission slip is due by Tuesday, Sept 4th.
We are looking forward to seeing you tomorrow for the first day of school. You do not need to bring school supplies in until Tuesday. We will meet on the field across from school for opening ceremonies. Parents are welcome to come as well. Parents are also welcome to sign up for our Parent Engagement Meetings. Look for a sign up email soon.
The 7th Grade Team
(7th graders finishing up their mini-golf projects)
They have had many critical thinking opportunities and the final 14 hole course is going to be amazing. Students will also have their reformer projects, Civil War book reviews and the end of the year portfolios. Come join us to celebrate the end of the year and to see how hard the classes have been working. Our last exhibition is next Monday, the 18th at 6pm. See you there! (Golf attire encouraged)
We had a fantastic time at Castle Creek! The students were very excited and came up with some great ideas for their own mini-golf courses they will create for 3rd Exhibition. They will tie it to their National Park research as a theme! Ask them about the math (geometry) and science (energy transfers) involved with the sport.
We have had a very productive year so far and are off to a good start for the long stretch home. In humanities, we are studying slavery and other causes of the Civil War. We are also reading “Schooled” and “Star Girl. In math we are diving into ratios and proportions. In science, we have several hands-on experiments in development. Ask your child for more details.
The night has finally arrived! We had a few snow days but the 7th graders are geared up and on course. Their wagons and supplies are loaded. They are trail blazers for sure. They are ready to show off their hard work tonight at exhibition. Please come and marvel at all of their successes. We are all very proud of them!