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
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?
It is important to teach children to be kind! I believe teaching is about preparing our students for the future. That includes modeling and teaching them how to be kind, respectful and productive human beings. In a time where people seem to forget how to disagree in a respectful way, I think it is … Continue reading Blog: Ten Reasons to Model Kindness | Christine Jansen
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
The idea of a 'buddy bench' is, itself, a pretty noble one: It's about creating a place on the playground for a student to sit if they want someone to come play with them. However, through the designs and hard work of elementary students and the volunteer efforts of parent Simon Bach, the bench … Continue reading Buddy bench brings to life the ideas of elementary students
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