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Taking a “tour” Around the World

Posted by BShepard on December 14, 2016
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Category : Creations K-2

Creations K-2 class is taking a “tour” around the world learning all about the different holidays that are celebrated. St. Nicholas Day St. Lucia Day Las Posadas Hanukkah Christmas Kwanzaa

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storytelling through photography

Photography and Storytelling in Transitions Class

Posted by BShepard on November 08, 2016
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Category : Transitions 3-5

In transitions Class with Miss Amanda, the students practice storytelling through photography. This piece is titled “Encounter with a Taco Storm”. Legend tells of a strange and ancient, hooded monster who dwells underground in a lair made of red stone and sand. One day the monster had to flee from danger, as a wild herd of pigs and buffalos stampeded through the underground dwelling. Running through some tunnels and up a hole, the monster quickly

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Grace Preschoolers at Esther's Place

Explorations Preschool visits Esther’s Place

Posted by BShepard on November 08, 2016
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Category : Explorations Pre-K

On September 29, 2016 the Explorations Preschool class had fun meeting the animals and exploring the farm at Esther’s Place. Esther’s place integrates art, agriculture and education symbiotically in beautiful harmony.  Esther’s Place is a fiber art studio and Lamb of God Farm is where they raise animals. On site is also Big Rock Organics, where produce comes to life. For more information on Esther’s Place visit http://www.esthersplacefibers.com/about/

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Roman Social Order in Integrated History Class

Integrated History Teaches Roman Social Order

Posted by BShepard on November 08, 2016
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Category : Evolutions 6-8

Would you have been Emperor, Senator, Slave, Plebian, Patrician or Freeman during the Roman Empire? Ask our middle schooler students – they know all about Roman social order through our integrated History and Language Arts unit. Thank you to the parents who could come out and observe our Rome Day as well. Up next – map analysis and mapmaking (we are making our own goniometers), as well as creating aqueducts for our made up Roman

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