Welcome to the New Year!

It was a great first day, if a bit rainy. So rainy, in fact, that our first boundary walk took place indoors, where the children collaboratively created a quick block representation of the Miquon campus and we toured it with our imaginations while discussing the expanded 5th/6th boundaries. On day two, we’ll connect it to […]

Hard at Work/Play

We are deep into preparations for our performances. Those not rehearsing scenes at any given moment are: designing and building sets, deciding on and creating props, imagining, organizing, and tailoring costumes, and creating and editing the sound effects and music clips we’ll all be counting on.      Come see us — Thursday evening, March 16th […]

A Day at the Beach

The first of our long-awaited trips happened on Monday, May 9th, having been delayed by weather the week before. We hit the sands and the state park in Cape May Point. We also enjoyed a wonderful lunch at Italian Affair, thanks to the very kind and generous staff at the restaurant, as well as a […]

Going Deep with Literature

Several weeks before conference week and spring break, we began the third and final portion of our study of “place,” launching a study of migration (immigration, emigration, etc.) LiteraWe began with a new read aloud book, the sadly true, moving and hopeful story told by Linda Sue Park, A Long Walk to Water. This story, […]

Through the Eyes of Students – November and December

Pioneer Day By Cole and Ifeanyi Our class went on a field trip to Crefeld’s Pioneer Day. We did many things, including: making butter, knitting, playing old-fashion games, making rag dolls, watching people blowing glass, woodcutting, seeing and petting chickens, and making bread. There was food and bagpipes. For lunch we had turkey, cornbread, chicken […]