Carole Barnhart, M.S.

February 22, 2021

Magnetic Slime

Middle School science students created "magnetic slime" by adding iron filings into a slime recipe that includes glue and starch. They used magnets to explore the magnetic properties of the slime and found that when a magnet was placed near a ball of slime, the slime reached out and engulfed the magnet, surrounding it completely.
February 19, 2021

100th Day of School

Green Team students celebrated the 100th day of school with activities that involved counting to 100 and seeing how many times they could write their first name, stand up and sit down, clap their hands or say the alphabet in 100 seconds. The students also enjoyed snacks, crafts and other activities.
February 19, 2021

News & Views Winter 2021

February 19, 2021

Greta Klusmeyer ’18

February 19, 2021

Gordon Huston ’16

February 3, 2021

Publishing Parties

Mrs. Gallant's and Ms. Havens' writing classes held Publishing Parties during which students shared the multi-chapter stories they had written, and classmates had the opportunity to ask questions and offer positive comments.
February 3, 2021

Exploring Magnetism

Mrs. Gray's science classes learned about magnetism through hands-on exploration, observing the effect of magnets on a compass, and magnetizing iron objects such as nails and bolts.
February 2, 2021

Springer Parent Shares Her Children’s Book with Students

Lower School students at Springer School and Center hosted a very special visiting author in January when the parent of a classmate shared her newly published children's book, Roller Coaster Shmoller Coaster.
January 27, 2021

Roller Coaster Shmoller Coaster

Lower School students had a very special visit from Springer parent Ashlee Boymel. Ashlee shared with her daughter Skye's class the children's book she authored recently. Published in November, 2020, Roller Coaster Shmoller Coaster paints a memorable picture of the ups and downs life can take.
January 26, 2021

Exploring Matter

Mrs. Walton's science class explored liquid, solid and gas phases of matter by observing what happened when they added baking soda to water and to vinegar. Her students improve their focus by beginning class with a few minutes of dancing!
January 25, 2021

Snowy Day Book Walk

Library Media Specialist Amanda Forbes led Green Team students on a "book walk" of the classic picture book by Ezra Jack Keats, The Snowy Day. After the book walk, students wrote and illustrated their own short stories, which will be posted in the library.
January 21, 2021

Electricity in a Lemon

Middle School science classes explored electricity by measuring the voltage generated across various fruits and vegetables, using a copper penny and a galvanized steel nail for the electrodes.