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Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

The annual middle school Charlie Brown Thanksgiving party is underway. The kids are enjoying the classic feast of toast, popcorn, jelly beans, pretzels and ice cream sundaes. There was a lot of popcorn! We’re thankful for all these great kids! … Continue reading

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Museum of Flight

Today we headed up to the Museum of Flight to see the planes that were flown in WWI and WWII. Students had a chance to see planes we’ve been reading about. The book Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith came to … Continue reading

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A Holocaust Hero

We had an amazing visit from Marie-Anne Harkness from the Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center. She told about her grandmother, Celine Morali, who was saved over 300 Jewish people in Paris from the Nazis. She would hide them in the … Continue reading

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Halloween!

We started Halloween with our annual visit to the Spooner Farms Corn Maze. (translation-getting lost while running through a muddy swamp) We then traversed back to the lower school for the annual Halloween parade, pictures and a class party. It … Continue reading

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Microbiology Experiments

Our study of Microbiology has led to a couple experiments that are currently running in our incubator. When we were talking about viruses and bacteria, the kids expressed interest in growing some extremophile bacteria (bacteria that live in extreme conditions that would … Continue reading

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Blackout Poetry

Yesterday, we borrowed inspiration from Austin Kleon, author of Newspaper Blackout, and made blackout poetry. Students were given a random photocopy of a book and then were asked to blackout words to make poetry. Check out our great poems!

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First Friday All School Gathering

We celebrated the first “First Friday” all school gathering last week. The middle school trekked over to the lower school for the morning. Everyone enjoyed Gathering, multi-age classes and  pizza. Preschoolers to 8th graders, and everyone in-between, had a chance … Continue reading

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