Kindergarten plants tower garden in classroom

Kindergarten teacher Katelyn Ewing explains how her students are planting a tower garden in their classroom. The kindergarten classroom continued its lesson in learning about plants and life, adding seedlings to its tower garden. Arugula, bibb lettuce, gourmet lettuce, rainbow chard, cucumber, kale and basil seeds were carefully added to tower garden. The class … Continue reading Kindergarten plants tower garden in classroom

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