Daily Archives: February 16, 2020


Wonder Garden – In the Classroom 2/16/2020

Wonder Garden Wonder Gardeners celebrated another birthday, stayed cozy inside with a tea party and had snow much fun outside! It’s a joy to watch them work together to have the most fun! Wonder Garden  Rub a dub dubTwo kids in a tub! And another birthday celebration!


Sunflower Garden – In the Classroom 2/16/2020

Sunflower Garden Our grade school friends started building a snow fort during recess, then many Sunflower Garden hands pitched in to continue with the construction. Sunflower Garden – Imagination Transformation Every days the tree house gets beautifully decorated and transforms into many things: home, race car, spaceship. Sunflower Garden –…


Apple Blossom Garden – In the Classroom 2/16/2020

Apple Blossom Garden We explore nature at all times of the day. Inside, we do it oftentimes with song and story and craft. Outside, we observe and interact. Closely examined, a pine needle cluster shows shades and shades of green from dark to light. Even as King Winter sets his…


Photos: Our Chinese New Year Celebration!

For Chinese New Year, the grades students helped decorate the school to celebrate and prepare for the year of the rat and for the arrival of Nian – the monster who hates the color red, fire, and loud noises.  To celebrate, we ran chopsticks relays, heard a puppet show, sang…


7th Grade – In the Classroom 2/16/2020

7th Grade – Age of Exploration 7th grade is in the middle of a voyage through the Age of Exploration. We began with the adventures of Marco Polo which helped set the stage for this era in history and now we are navigating through tales of Vasco da Gama, Magellan,…


5th & 6th Grades – In the Classroom 2/16/2020

5th & 6th Grades The fifth and sixth graders continue to love their weekly geometry class. This past week we created equiangular spirals and discussed how angles work. 5th & 6th Grades – Farm & Garden The fifth, sixth and seventh graders had a lesson on soil composition in Farming…


3rd & 4th Grades – In the Classroom 2/16/2020

3rd & 4th Grades Third grade began the Living on Earth block with a study of primitive homes. Students explored what kind of house could be made from the natural materials in the environment. We thought about what other environments are like and how houses would be different depending on…


2nd Grade – In the Classroom 2/16/2020

2nd Grade – Recess Snow Fort Our resourceful second graders gathered as many flakes of snow as they could find to build a snow fort during the thaw in mid-January.  2nd Grade – Mandarin The second graders have been working on acting out “Go, Dog, Go!,” which they now know…