Guest Posts

Mix It Up

This is a guest post by Karrah Lewis and Dante Johnson about the Lower School’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and their efforts this year. “Suppose you have an apple and you have a pineapple. They are different, but similar. One similarity I can think of is that they both...
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Character Tree Traits in Action

  Pre-Kindergarten: While our Pre-Kindergarten students were engaging in imaginative play during center time,  Madeleine Catalahana displayed empathy for one of her friends. Madeleine noticed a friend who was left out and so she invited her to play even though Madeleine was already playing with her other friend Bentley....
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Character Tree Traits in Action

Kindergarten Hadley Reed demonstrated incredible resilience as she returned to school after a surgery last week. Surgery can be a scary thing, and returning to school while still healing can be challenging. However, Hadley returned with a dedication to learning and growing! She quickly resumed her normal classroom activities...
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Character Tree Traits in Action

Pre-Kindergarten Parker Sonntag showed responsibility when he left the line to go back and push in everyone’s chair and get a friend’s forgotten library book in class this week. Thanks, Parker! Kindergarten   While conferring with Caelen Cox during writing workshop time, he demonstrated wonderful determination. Caelen listened to...
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Character Tree Traits in Action

All our Lower School scholars have been learning and growing these past few months and some of the excitement has been captured in pictures, videos, and teacher’s words in this Storify link:  Learning in Lower School Pre-Kindergarten Our wonderful pre-Kindergarten classes have repeatedly shown their pride in their playground...
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Character Tree Traits in Action

    1st Grade Katie Overton, Claudia Lloyd, and Caraline Hayworth stayed on task and read the entire rotation during Reader’s Workshop. They showed responsibility and dedication as they were building their stamina in reading.   Xander Lamond and Conor McDonald have been motivated and self-aware in helping their...
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