The return from a break provides a nice opportunity to return to our roots in PE, establishing teamwork and building community with cooperative challenges. After defining the word “cooperation” (it doesn’t mean “when something is hard,” but it can be hard!), we were off to the races at partner stations. Students attempted the partner stand-up, the bubble ring toss, the tennis ball stack, navigated the minefield, and even built indoor cairns. The challenges were indeed hard but also filled with laughter and joy.
By Anne Armstrong, visual arts teacher and arts coordinator |
January 27, 2023
The Coolidge Art Studio has been abuzz this week as classes finish artworks and transition to new explorations and challenges with various media. First graders recently completed making paper by hand, and are now learning about architect Zaha Hadid, who…