The Science Behind Pixar: An elementary field trip to the Henry Ford

The magic of Pixar movies actually isn't magic; it's more like a detailed process that combines art, science and teamwork into a creative finished product. That's the message learned from New Morning School's elementary class on a trip to the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn. Exploring the process of incorporating science and technology into creating … Continue reading The Science Behind Pixar: An elementary field trip to the Henry Ford

Summer programs scheduled to begin July 9, run through Aug. 10

New Morning School’s series of week-long summer camps begin July 9 and run through the second week of August, as a wide range of topics are available for three age groups. Here are the weekly sessions offered: Science Camps, Grades 2-6 July 9-13: STEAM Camp July 16-20: Bugs and Other Critters (Invertebrates and Ecology) July … Continue reading Summer programs scheduled to begin July 9, run through Aug. 10

Preschoolers get hands-on experience while learning about building, architecture | Trisha Miller

I have not yet experienced the “Museum” event at New Morning School, but I have been using a project-based approach with 3- to 5-year-olds for many years, so I can speak to that.  So far in the Preschool, we have been approaching it much like any long-term project or study I have done before. There … Continue reading Preschoolers get hands-on experience while learning about building, architecture | Trisha Miller

Elementary students learn how to research, present interesting topics

All the planning and hard work is wrapping up quickly, as the annual Museum at New Morning School takes place from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 11. All students -- from preschool to middle school -- are preparing in various ways for the big event. "We spend the whole month of January on museum," … Continue reading Elementary students learn how to research, present interesting topics

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Purchase tickets now for Glitz, Glamor and All That Jazz

The 42nd Anniversary Auction for New Morning School is scheduled for March 10 at Laurel Manor, Livonia.  The event begins at 5 p.m. with a silent auction and hors d'oeuvres, followed with a seated dinner at 6 p.m. and an 8 p.m. live auction. If you plan on attending but do not wish to submit … Continue reading Purchase tickets now for Glitz, Glamor and All That Jazz

The importance of taking breaks | Dr. Cheryl Blau

New Morning School students have a minimum of three energizing breaks each day.  In Elementary, they are called “Brain Breaks” while in Middle School, we call them “Jump Start.” The purpose is to give students a break from the intensity of mental focus required of them during their academic work while also engaging them in … Continue reading The importance of taking breaks | Dr. Cheryl Blau