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LS Spring Poetry Festival

LS Spring Poetry Festival

On Friday, March 25th, we celebrated the arrival of Spring. Kindergarten through fourth grade recited a wonderful variety of poems at the Spring Poetry Festival. We were joined by Sharron Singleton, a published poet and StAB grandparent, and Murdoch Matheson,... (Continue reading)

4th Grade Ancient China Day

4th Grade Ancient China Day

Friday, March 25th was the culmination the fourth grade study of Ancient China. Dressed in Chinese clothes, they opened their museums and invited different grades to tour them. They gave talks about a range of Chinese artifacts or inventions: kites,... (Continue reading)

First Grade South American Dance

First Grade South American Dance

The morning of Tuesday, March 22, first grade students participated in South American Dance as part of their ongoing Continents Unit. Led by Señora Doherty, students actively participated in the following dances: CUMBIA:  Colombia SALSA: Cuba  (now in Peru, Ecuador, Argentina,... (Continue reading)

Poetry with Nikki Giovanni

Poetry with Nikki Giovanni

After several weeks of reading Nikki Giovanni’s work, Grades K-4 attended a talk by the world-renowned poet, writer and Virginia Tech professor.  She told stories and read poems from her anthologies written for children, in particular ‘Spin a Soft Black... (Continue reading)

4th Grade Terracotta Soldier Construction

4th Grade Terracotta Soldier Construction

On Wednesday, the 4th grade had a presentation on the Chinese Terracotta Soldiers by Dr. Roy Wagner.  Wagner, a professor of Anthropology at UVA, was one of the first Americans allowed to visit the Soldiers after their discovery in 1974. ... (Continue reading)

Learning Village Wins VA Building Award

Learning Village Wins VA Building Award

LEED Gold-Certified Facility Acknowledged for Excellence The new Kindergarten through Eighth Grade Learning Village at St. Anne’s-Belfield School in Charlottesville was honored during an awards ceremony on March 3, 2011 at the Virginia Concrete Conference. The Learning Village project was... (Continue reading)

Ryan Durazo ’12 Places Third in Profiles in Courage Essay Competition

St. Anne’s-Belfield School Junior Ryan Durazo was recently names a finalist in the JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest. His essay, one of over 2,000 submissions, garnered him third place. The Profile in Courage Essay Contest invites United States high... (Continue reading)

Grades 5-6 Winter Drive a Success!

Grades 5-6 Winter Drive a Success!

This winter, Middle School students at St. Anne’-Belfield School gathered coats, sweaters, and even hand-knit hats for the Jefferson Area CHIP Program (Comprehensive Health Investment Program).  Their mission is: “To improve the health of children under age seven from low-income... (Continue reading)

Habitour & Workday a Success!

Habitour & Workday a Success!

On Saturday, February 12th, over thirty students and parents gathered at Southwood Mobile Home Park to learn more about Habitat’s efforts to provide affordable housing to area families and to help with various projects around the site. It was a... (Continue reading)

Jump Rope 4 Heart

Jump Rope 4 Heart

On Friday, February 11th, St. Anne’s-Belfield Lower School students, faculty, and friends participated in a special event program to raise funds for the American Heart Association’s fight against heart disease and stroke.  Millions of students have learned jump rope skills... (Continue reading)

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