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“Fall Down Seven and Get Up Eight”

Shown: 1st graders playing “Hungry, Hungry Hippo”. “Fall Down Seven and Get Up Eight” is a Japanese proverb my judo sensei would remind the class about when faced with adversity and challenges, inspiring us to find our inner strength and power to persevere...
Fifth Grade Opera

Fifth Grade Opera

It’s 5 minutes to places, and the 5th graders are assembled in a circle, nervous but excited. Soon their teachers will be leaving them to sit in the audience, leaving them responsible for every aspect of their performance.  “What do you need to remember to be...
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! This March was the beloved Dr. Seuss’s birthday. To celebrate, students in the library listened to various books written by Dr. Seuss. Students were enthralled with the rhyme and imagination. After hearing the books (and sometimes chanting...
Powerful Problem Solvers

Powerful Problem Solvers

If you spend a day visiting the math classes in Lower School, you will see a variety of rich learning experiences and engagement. While you will, no doubt, notice differences from classroom to classroom, you will also notice common threads carefully woven throughout...