My family did some traveling this summer. We listened to lots of toddler-curated music, but we also had the opportunity to catch an audiobook we loved -- “Movement Matters” by Katy Bowman. I recommend this book. The book is a collection of essays written by the movement scientist (specifically a “biomechanist”), who believes a … Continue reading The Importance of Natural Movement | Paul Hanna
Successful learning in school is often equated to sitting up straight in a desk. However, that is simply not the case. Students are actually able to concentrate on their classwork in a variety of ways. At New Morning School in Plymouth, MI, students are provided the opportunity to sit at tables, desks, even on the … Continue reading The many ways of sitting attentively for learning
Incorporating a fresh batch of former elementary students with an already-established group of middle schoolers goes better when everyone gets to know each other. That was the impetus for a pair of early team-building field trips taken by the middle school class. Starting Sept. 11 with a trip to the Howell Nature Center, the … Continue reading Middle school students break down barriers with early outings
New Morning School accepts enrollment inquiries for all levels throughout the year. We encourage anyone interested in a unique, personalized education by contacting us to learn more or to schedule a weekday tour of our school. Tour our school (with or without your child, although a visit including your child prior to enrollment is … Continue reading Enrollment inquiries always welcome; schedule a tour
At the annual New Morning School auction in March, guests were introduced to the concept of a School Enrichment Fund. This was designated to maintain and improve the school's various forms of digital technology. Thanks to the donations of NMS families and auction guests, in addition to a separate technology donation from Bosch, we … Continue reading School Enrichment Fund: Technology benefits students, staff
Camp Copneconic, located an hour north of New Morning School in Grand Blanc, offered our middle school students a unique learning experience over the course of two days. Students were able to participate in various activities in a camp setting, learning not only about nature but discovering their capabilities.