Middle school students break down barriers with early outings

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

Monday-evening ‘Me & My Shadow’ for toddlers, parents begins Sept. 17

Me & My Shadow is a toddler and parent program designed around 2- and 3-year-olds. This allows toddlers an opportunity to experience a preschool setting. This 12-week program meets Mondays from 5:45 to 7 p.m., beginning Sept. 17 and ending Dec. 10. (There is no class Oct. 22). Click to Download the Me and … Continue reading Monday-evening ‘Me & My Shadow’ for toddlers, parents begins Sept. 17

The Co-Op Experience: What does it involve?

At New Morning School, our community of parents and teachers believe that our children should receive the most comprehensive and hands-on education possible. With the active involvement of parents and volunteers, our philosophy of participation has allowed us to not only minimize our families’ expenses, but to also teach our students the importance of … Continue reading The Co-Op Experience: What does it involve?

Wednesday bagel sales add up to over $1,200 for girls’ education globally

A year-long program of selling bagels has netted $1,225.62 for the Malala Fund, which helps provide educational opportunities worldwide for girls and women often unable to enjoy access to free, safe education.  The team of Sofia, Mari, Marissa and Scarlett have operated WWEB -- Wednesday Women's Education Bagels -- since late October. Proceeds have been … Continue reading Wednesday bagel sales add up to over $1,200 for girls’ education globally

Accommodations – What you can do at home and school to help your child; by Christine Jansen

Accommodations can be a dirty word for some, but they are changes that make it easier for your child to learn. They don’t change what your child is learning but change how they are learning. I have a strong belief in meeting a students needs and accommodating every student, so that they can reach their potential. … Continue reading Accommodations – What you can do at home and school to help your child; by Christine Jansen