Lower School Photos

October 1, 2020

Practicing Math Fluency

Mrs. Gallant's class practiced math facts in pairs, with partners in the room or at home by computer. They then tested their math fact fluency by taking a timed written test.
September 18, 2020

Measuring Shadows

Lower School students went outside on a sunny afternoon and traced their shadows with chalk. They compared the tracings with those they had made in the morning, and then engaged in a variety of challenges such as trying to make their shadow as small as possible, making their shadow disappear, and making their shadows "shake hands" without touching each other.
March 23, 2020

Parachute Play

Games with the parachute are always popular with Lower School students in Mr. Phelps' physical education classes.
February 19, 2020

Green Team Valentine Party

The Green Team celebrated Valentine's Day with snacks, crafts, and Valentine exchanges. As it was also Student Appreciation Day, students were allowed to wear pajamas to school.
February 11, 2020

100th Day of School

Green Team students celebrated the 100th day of school with a variety of activities including counting how many times they could clap, say the alphabet, write their names and jump up and down in 100 seconds.
February 10, 2020

Book Walk

Green Team students participated in a "book walk" created by Librarian Amanda Forbes. A book walk is an active way to engage with a picture book.
February 5, 2020

Skating Party

Lower School students love their annual social event at Castle Skateland. The event is organized by Student Council.
January 29, 2020

Beating Hearts

Lower School Tech/Health classes built working models of a heart chamber using glass jars, balloons and straws. They pumped "blood" out of the heart by pressing on the balloon covering the jar's opening.
January 24, 2020

Theatre Residency

Green Team students enjoyed a 3-day residency program with local actor, artist and storyteller Rae Buchanan. The students prepared a theatrical performance that they shared with the school at the December 19 holiday assembly.
January 24, 2020

Pajama Social

Green Team students had a social after school on a Friday afternoon in November. They wore pajamas to school all day, and then enjoyed snacks, games with Student Council Officers and a movie after school.
January 22, 2020

Making Paper

Green Team students made their own paper by dissolving toilet paper in water and pressing the water out through a screen. They flattened the paper between sheets of waxed paper and let it dry.
January 22, 2020

Wired Houses

As part of their study of electricity, Lower School Blue and Gray students built cardboard houses and wired them to batteries. Each room was equipped with working lights and switches.