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A student works on his soft sculpture project

By Kathy Jo Solomon, visual art teacher and sustainability coordinator |

December 9, 2022

Seventh and eighth graders began their new trimester of arts classes last week. One of the new offerings is a soft sculpture class. Students are working with a variety of materials, including fabric and wool. For their first challenge, students…
Two students race after the ball in PE class

By Alex Tzelnic, physical education teacher and mindfulness director |

December 9, 2022

Now that December is here, our lower school athletes are getting in the spirit of winter sports. In the Barn, our second and fourth graders use pillo polo sticks to practice their hockey skills. They are learning how to defend,…
A first grader practices jump rope skills

By Alex Tzelnic, physical education teacher and mindfulness director |

December 2, 2022

As we mention to our students when we begin the jump rope unit, the best athletes in the world often train by jumping rope. It builds footwork, endurance, strength, and coordination. But more importantly, it hits on two key elements…

By Kassie Bettinelli, music teacher |

December 2, 2022

This fall, a group of seventh and eighth grade students took a cappella as their music elective for the first trimester. While working together in a vocal ensemble, students practiced harmonizing, singing from chords, beatboxing, thinking about vocal arrangements, stage…

By John O'Neill, Director of Athletics |

December 2, 2022

Athletics Update: Record Numbers for Basketball Program A program record 56 middle school athletes will be playing basketball this winter. In addition to a pair of varsity and junior varsity teams, the program also launched intramural basketball (IMBB). This pilot…

By Jennifer Friborg, French teacher, Capstone coordinator, and UN Model club advisor |

November 28, 2022

On Saturday, November 19, 2022, nine middle school students in grades 6-8 took part in a Model UN Conference at Northeastern University in Boston. These students were “delegates” of Romania, South Korea, and Morocco. During middle school clubs period they…

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