I’ve been thinking about this topic for a few days. We are in the early days of “shelter in place.” It is a challenging time. In my role as Head of School at New Morning School, I’m receiving by email every promotion by every company offering school curriculum. They’re all screaming – it’s free, … Continue reading Blog: It’s not your job to entertain your kids | Elaine Kennedy
New Morning School is continuing to educate its students through an online learning platform for the duration of the 2019-20 school year. Our students at all levels have been equipped with the tools to not only maintain their ongoing lessons plans, but can also interact with their teachers and classmates on a regular basis. … Continue reading Online learning continues as NMS addresses safety and educational concerns during COVID-19 pandemic
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
"Quit moving around. You need to sit down." Who hasn't heard those words at some point in their life? Often, memories of that go back to childhood, when excitable young learners feel the need to burn off some energy. However, maybe it's not so much about burning off energy; rather, it's the need to … Continue reading Get up and move: Words to embrace at school, in the workplace
Our annual end-of-year celebration took place Monday, June 11 at the Livonia Public Library. We would like to wish continued success to our graduates and acknowledge all the great accomplishments put forth by our students, their parents, our staff and community friends.
Completing a year-long science topic explaining the life cycle of salmon, elementary and middle school students from New Morning School, Plymouth took a bus trip to Ferguson Township Park in Okemos to release salmon into the Red Cedar River. The salmon were raised in a classroom tank at NMS over the course of the … Continue reading Students complete year-long lesson with salmon release