Lead From Here

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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Shadow a Student Day

What is it really like to be a student in our Lower School at Ravenscroft? I wondered about this question as I heard people discussing the #shadowastudent challenge that many educators across the nation were participating in during the week of Feb. 29 – Mar. 4. I decided the...
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Character Tree Traits in Action

Pre-Kindergarten Leila Loturco was reading a book by herself when a classmate came and wanted to join her.  Leila demonstrated her eagerness to be inclusive.  She immediately allowed her classmate to join her and decided that each one should take a turn in reading a page. We are so...
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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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Guest Posts

We Believe In Inclusive Learning Environments

This is a guest post written by Lower School Diversity and Inclusion committee chairs, Karrah Lewis and Carmen Hernandez It is amazing to observe our Lower School scholars learning and growing each day.  These early years in school are so important for building strong foundations in all areas of development– intellectual, physical,...
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Lead From Here

Character Tree Traits in Action

Be INCLUSIVE. Be KIND. Change Our World During our recent Tree Talk, we grew in our understanding of what it means to be a citizen leader.  Dr. Harper revisited our conversation about community from our last Tree Talk; she helped expand our children’s perspective of the Lower School community...
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