Lower School Photos

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.
January 22, 2020

Bus Safety

Green Team students participated in a program in which they learned about bus safety in a fun and engaging way.
January 17, 2020

Hands-On Math

Mrs. Lankford's math class is using a variety of manipulatives to learn math concepts in a hands-on way.
January 17, 2020

Drawn Together

Lower School Green classes heard the book Drawn Together by Mihn Le and Dan Santat.
January 15, 2020

Electrical Circuits

Mrs. Arthur's class learned about electrical circuits by determining how many D batteries it took to light up a light bulb.
January 15, 2020

Energy Endgame Program

The National Theatre for Children brought an entertaining program for Lower School students about energy - how it's measured, how to conserve it and what are renewable sources.
January 14, 2020

Making Plywood

Mrs. Walton's Green Team science classes make plywood by gluing together layers of thin wood. They tested the strength of their plywood by trying to bend it.