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Students Host a Mock Presidential Debate

Students Host a Mock Presidential Debate

In an effort to further inform students about the political process, St. Anne’s-Belfield School students sponsored a mock presidential debate this morning. Two Upper School students represented President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney, embodying each candidate’s stance on a... (Continue reading)

Students in Costume for Halloween Parade

Students in Costume for Halloween Parade

Upper School Seniors and Lower School students participated in the annual Halloween Parade today! The group marched throughout the Learning Village building and grounds, showing off their costumes. All students were in character of some sort, dressed up as fairy... (Continue reading)

Farmer Lourie’s Pumpkin Patch

Farmer Lourie's Pumpkin Patch

After months of waiting, students in the Pre-School were finally allowed to enter Farmer Lourie’s Pumpkin Patch this morning! After being greeted by Farmer Lourie himself, the Pre-Schoolers sang some fun and scary Halloween songs to encourage the pumpkins to finish growing. Then each student picked... (Continue reading)

STAB and Director of Dining Services Win Trailblazer Award

STAB and Director of Dining Services Win Trailblazer Award

Charlottesville’s Local Food Hub honored St. Anne’s-Belfield School and Director of Dining Services, Trey Holt, with the organization’s Trailblazer Award today. The award recognizes individuals and institutions who have developed innovative solutions to incorporate locally grown food procurement policies, and... (Continue reading)

Third and Fourth Grade Variety Show

Third and Fourth Grade Variety Show

  St. Anne’s-Belfield third and fourth graders entertained the Lower School with a talent-packed Variety Show today! Acts included many dance numbers including tap and ballet, in addition to singing duets and trios and piano performances. Other students performed gymnastics,... (Continue reading)

First Grade Archaeological Dig

First Grade Archaeological Dig

Our first graders are discovering ancient Pueblo artifacts this week! Classes have uncovered turquoise, arrowheads and even animal bones and skulls. Students documented their findings by drawing each artifact in an effort to reconstruct the lives of the ancient Pueblo... (Continue reading)

Ninth Grade Trip to Carter Mountain

Ninth Grade Trip to Carter Mountain

  St. Anne’s-Belfield School ninth graders enjoyed the beautiful fall season on Carter Mountain today. The students studied outside, learning about Carter Mountain and its connection to our nation’s third president, Thomas Jefferson, before spending time scouring the mountainside for... (Continue reading)

Kindergarten Trip to Carter Mountain Orchard

Kindergarten Trip to Carter Mountain Orchard

The Kindergarten participated in a delightful, misty morning field trip to Carter Mountain Orchard this past week.  They attended “Apple School” where they shared what they had learned about the 5 senses, and discovered details about the life cycle of... (Continue reading)

Teaching to Fail

From David Lourie, Head of School. In one of the many conversations that I have had with teachers over these past two weeks of preparation for the school year, the topic of failure as a powerful teaching tool came up. It... (Continue reading)

Lower School Festival of the Book

Lower School Festival of the Book

During the week of March 12, 2012, the Lower School celebrated the Festival of the Book with two exciting visitors.  Best-selling author, former STAB parent and Trustee, John Grisham, met with third and fourth graders to discuss and answer questions... (Continue reading)

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