6th, 7th & 8th Grades – In the Classroom

6th, 7th & 8th Grades – Astronomy Saturday, September 22, 2018

The 6th, 7th & 8th graders finished up their block on astronomy this week. They covered a lot of ground in just three weeks and are amazed at how much there is to our universe. They studied the sun, the moon and its phases, as well as the famous astronomers who changed the way we look at the world—Ptolomy to Kepler and Galileo.

6th, 7th & 8th Grades – Harvest Time Saturday, September 22, 2018

Harvest time for our 6th, 7th and 8th graders in our Farm & Garden program.

6th, 7th & 8th Grades – Folk Dancing Friday Friday, September 14, 2018

Grades 6, 7 and 8 enjoying folk dancing with the teaching duo Jutta Distler and Terran Doehrer (Jutta & the Hi-Dukes).


6th Grade – Handwork Thursday, September 13, 2018

The sixth graders have been preparing for their first handwork project of the year—wet felted slippers.

6th, 7th & 8th Grades – Astronomy Saturday, September 8, 2018

The 6th, 7th & 8th grades started their first block of the year in astronomy! They discussed many things including the earth’s rotation and why we have day and night, the seasons, and much more. One of the most powerful aspects of astronomy is that so much of it is based on observation and imagination. Constellations like the zodiac connect us to the heavens above as well as humanity’s past and the stories of how they came to be still speak to us today.

1st Grade + 6th, 7th & 8th Grades – Get Well Cards Saturday, September 8, 2018

The first grade class teamed up this week with the 6th, 7th & 8th grades class to make get well cards for Mrs. Moretti. The first graders drew the pictures and the older students wrote the words to go with them.

6th Grade – Geometry Saturday, September 8, 2018

The 6th grade began a sub block in geometry this week. They began by measuring circles within circles and tried to make them as even as possible.