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

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

Get up and move: Words to embrace at school, in the workplace

"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

Enrollment inquiries always welcome; schedule a tour

New Morning School accepts enrollment inquiries for all levels throughout the year. We encourage anyone interested in a unique, personalized education by contacting us to learn more or to schedule a weekday tour of our school. Tour our school (with or without your child, although a visit including your child prior to enrollment is … Continue reading Enrollment inquiries always welcome; schedule a tour

School Enrichment Fund: Technology benefits students, staff

At the annual New Morning School auction in March, guests were introduced to the concept of a School Enrichment Fund. This was designated to maintain and improve the school's various forms of digital technology. Thanks to the donations of NMS families and auction guests, in addition to a separate technology donation from Bosch, we … Continue reading School Enrichment Fund: Technology benefits students, staff

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?