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Springer News

November 17, 2020

Lego Club

Lower School Lego Club is one of Springer's after-school programs. Students created balloon-powered cars and measured how far they could travel.
November 17, 2020

Getting Past “I’m So Done!”

November 13, 2020

Visiting Author John Parra

Springer hosted illustrator of children's books John Parra as this year's visiting author. John joined us by Zoom, and spoke with Middle School Blue and Gray, Lower School Blue and Gray, and Lower School Green Teams separately.
November 12, 2020

Library Time

Lower School Green enjoy time in the library. They are encouraged to choose one "just right" book - a book at their reading level - and a second book of their choice.
November 10, 2020

What a Learning Disability Feels Like, Part 2: Thinking Outside the Box

November 3, 2020

“Field Trip” to San Diego Zoo

Lower School Green students took a virtual field trip to the San Diego Zoo.  Classes were able to connect with live cameras in the zoo to see a variety of animals in action. Afterward, they created two sock puppets - a giraffe and another animal of their choice. They also enjoyed a game of zoo animal bingo.
November 3, 2020

What a Learning Disability Feels Like, Part 1

October 30, 2020

Sketchnoting

Mrs. Kimble's Middle School literature class practiced "sketchnoting." A multisensory approach to taking notes, sketchnoting incorporates drawings along with words.
October 30, 2020

Harvesting Kale

Middle School students harvested the kale and peas they planted in early September and then made kale chips.
October 29, 2020

Taekwondo Demonstration

Each session of after school Taekwondo wraps up with a demonstration of the students' abilities.
October 29, 2020

Play with Staff Day

One of the students' favorite activities during Be Your Best Self Week is Play with Staff Day, when members of the staff join in the play and sports during recess.
October 29, 2020

Recess with Meredith

During Be Your Best Self Week in October, students were joined during recess by Meredith from Skool Aid. Meredith led students in exercise and games. These Lower School Green students played a tag game that reinforced ideas about what is good for our bodies and what is not.