Students invited grandparents and special friends to experience a typical day at New Morning School
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
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
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.
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