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Character Tree Traits in Action

Pre-Kindergarten Libby Gibbons demonstrated dedication when she continued to keep trying while working on an art project that used a hole puncher. She tried for a whole class period to punch a hole, and wasn’t able to make a hole … yet! The next time she had class, she...
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Mathematical Mindsets Matter

Mathematical Mindsets Matter: How Ravenscroft is Helping Students Develop and Nurture Positive Attitudes Towards Mathematics Math.   When you hear this word, what emotions surface? Nervousness, nausea, fear?  If so, then you are not alone. Sadly, studies show that students as young as first and second grade have reported...
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Identity Day 2017

This is a guest post by Lower School Instructors, Karrah Lewis and Dante Johnson “We are all alike AND different. That is what makes our community special and wonderful. No matter who you are, where you come from, where you live, who you admire, what you eat, what games...
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Character Tree Traits in Action

Pre-Kindergarten Eli Strick showed great compassion with a classmate when they were painting during art class. This other student wanted very badly to paint with the color that Eli and his friends were using, but there was no more room at that station. After he finished his artwork, Eli...
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Early Readers to Lifelong Leaders

This is a guest post written by Ruth Thomas, Curriculum and Instruction Specialist and Chelsey Watkins, Assistant Head of Lower School Why is a quality EARLY childhood education so important to literacy?   Ravenscroft’s partnership with the Center For Creative Leadership took root from the recognition that businesses are...
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Character Tree Traits in Action

Pre-Kindergarten Robert Newton exhibited self-awareness while playing with his classmates on the tire swing. Robert noticed that his friend Wyatt was waiting to have a turn on the tire swing. Robert volunteered to give Wyatt a turn and he also offered to push Wyatt and another friend on the...
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MLK Day of Service

What does it mean to change your world?  Why are we expected as citizen-leaders to change our worlds? These were the guiding questions during the Lower School Tree Talk that took place on our Day of Service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy. Dr....
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Character Tree Traits in Action

Pre-Kindergarten Ella James Bever, Libby Gibbons and Rhys Munro were in P.E. and  the coaches had new game stations for everyone. These three students were self-aware and growth-minded as they led themselves and others when playing all of the new games. Mrs. Riggs’ class was going inside from recess...
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Makerspace Moments

  This is a guest post written by Assistant Head of Lower School, Chelsey Watkins We are excited to announce that the Lower School Makerspace is officially OPEN and students have already been putting it to good use! If you pop into this space, be prepared!  You might see…...
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