‘Curious Kid’, ‘Molly of Denali’ are quality choices | Paul Hanna

Happy Fall! I’m writing this month’s blog to offer two high-quality media recommendations for families as we dive in to the school year -- a podcast “The Curious Kid,” and a PBS show, “Molly of Denali.” Read on to learn more about why these might be good programs for your family!  'Curious Kid Podcast' … Continue reading ‘Curious Kid’, ‘Molly of Denali’ are quality choices | Paul Hanna

Students in Red Cedar River

Students release salmon into river, continue life cycle

https://youtu.be/xO2nfON-E6Q Project FISH Coordinator Mark Stephens provides information during New Morning School's salmon release at Ferguson Park in Okemos, MI. A yearlong study of the lifecycle of salmon concluded with a field trip to the Red Cedar River in Okemos, MI. -- the last stop before the salmon reach their ultimate destination of Lake … Continue reading Students release salmon into river, continue life cycle

Zero Impact Day is April 22 in Plymouth.

Zero Impact Day comes April 22 to NMS

A unique way to celebrate #EarthDay19 here at New Morning School @Plymouthmich “Zero Impact Day” - no lights, no computers, no power- @WWJ950 @FOX2News @NMSPlymouth pic.twitter.com/pLZq6WO8IN — Charlie Langton (@charlielangton) April 22, 2019 New Morning School's first-ever Zero Impact Day takes place Monday, April 22 -- Earth Day -- here at New Morning School … Continue reading Zero Impact Day comes April 22 to NMS

The Importance of Natural Movement | Paul Hanna

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

Students complete year-long lesson with salmon release

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