Aloha Hawaii!

   As part of their learning about dances around the world, the Palladio group in Junior Kindergarten viewed some Hawaiian dances. Then they performed the hula, a traditional dance from Hawaii that uses many hand gestures.

Storytelling in Junior Kindergarten

As part of the topic on big cats, the Galileo class read “The Tiger Who Came to Tea.” Then an almost actual tiger came to tea! The children did lots of imaginative play and re-enacted parts of the story with their own story twists. It was grrrrreat!

« Trop c’est trop… ! »

     The elementary students have discovered that although the book they are reading together is literally titled, “Too much is too much,” in English it would be said, “Enough is enough!” Each of the students selected a favorite page to illustrate and caption.

« Les Quatre Saisons »

  The Kindergarten and Grade 1 classes are learning new vocabulary and songs in French that focus on planetary changes, such as the weather and the seasons. In this activity, the Kindergarteners cut the images, then glued them in sequence, and practiced writing the Four Seasons en Français : le printemps, l’été, l’automne, and l’hiver. …

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The Water Cycle

The grade 2’s have been exploring the water cycle in science.  The students used foam and food coloring to see how precipitation is created from clouds of condensation.

The Blue Planet

  In science, the Kindergarten class has been exploring the planet’s land and water masses. Each group received a box with various artifacts to create imaginative land and water scenes.  Students enthusiastically collaborated to make volcanoes, campfires and cabins, seas and submarines, and other land and waterscapes.

Question of the Day

The Kindergarten class usually begins with the Question of the Day. This activity allows children to think about their own interests and preferences. By using a common “T-Chart,” the children begin to notice simple ways of gathering scientific and statistical data.

Art Exhibition Week

Our Art Exhibition Opening Week, beginning January 13th, has made a wonderful impression on parents and visitors. The children have created real works of art that will make beautiful gifts to family and friends one day. An enormous thank you to Ms. Isherwood and Ms Dussaux for their exceptional instruction in the visual arts.