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Sixth Grade Science Fair Explores Hypotheses

Sixth Grade Science Fair Explores Hypotheses

Today, sixth graders presented their science projects to other Learning Village students and parents. The exhibitions featured the individual research students completed for the Science Fair. Each student began their projects by identifying a problem or question and then issued... (Continue reading)

Fall Poetry Festival Celebrates Fathers and Daughters

Fall Poetry Festival Celebrates Fathers and Daughters

Last Friday, the Lower School Fall Poetry Festival entertained a packed house. The Festival’s theme, “Celebrating Fathers and Daughters,” featured readings from six father and daughter pairs. In addition, first through fourth grade Reading and Language Arts classes also recited... (Continue reading)

First Graders Dig for Artifacts

First Graders Dig for Artifacts

This week, first grade students learned how to be archaeologists as they took to the sandboxes and uncovered many artifacts. During their digs, the students discovered animal bones and skulls, pieces of pottery and woven baskets, turquoise, feathers, and arrowheads.... (Continue reading)

Fall Play Preview Showcases Upper School Talent

Fall Play Preview Showcases Upper School Talent

Yesterday, Upper School theatre arts students presented a preview of the fall play, The Dining Room by A. R. Gurney. Directed by Dorene Fisher, the play features the stories of several families and their interactions in their dining rooms. The... (Continue reading)

Pre-School Students Visit Farmer Lourie’s Pumpkin Patch

Pre-School Students Visit Farmer Lourie's Pumpkin Patch

This morning, Pre-School and Junior Kindergarten students joined Farmer Lourie for a visit to his pumpkin patch. Before venturing into the patch and picking their pumpkins, the students listened to Farmer Lourie read the story “The Little Old Lady Who... (Continue reading)

Alum and Great-Grandson of Nelson Mandela Speaks to Students

Alum and Great-Grandson of Nelson Mandela Speaks to Students

Today, alum Luvuyo Mandela ’05 visited campus to speak to Upper School students. During his talk, Luvuyo discussed his current work as a social entrepreneur in his native South Africa. Luvuyo also spoke about his time as a student at... (Continue reading)

Variety Show Spotlights Talent

Variety Show Spotlights Talent

This afternoon, several third and fourth grade students performed in the annual Third and Fourth Grade Variety Show. With 19 acts, the performances ranged from vocal and piano solos, choreographed dances and gymnastics routines, a comedy bit, poetry recitation, a... (Continue reading)

Historic Preservation Architect Visits Middle School Students

Historic Preservation Architect Visits Middle School Students

Last Friday, Jody Lahendro, Historic Preservation Projects Manager at the University of Virginia, visited Middle School students to discuss historic preservation architecture. As an historical preservation architect, Mr. Lahendro has spent the majority of his career on renovation and restoration... (Continue reading)

Kindergarten Class Visits Carter Mountain Orchard

Kindergarten Class Visits Carter Mountain Orchard

Yesterday, the Kindergarten class journeyed to Carter Mountain Orchard. While there, the students attended Apple School, where they learned about the growing seasons of apples; enjoyed a snack of apple cider and apple cider donuts; and took a hayride around... (Continue reading)

Richard Ryan Visits Campus, Speaks to Parents

Richard Ryan Visits Campus, Speaks to Parents

On Monday, September 30, 2013, Richard Ryan of Creative Drug Education spoke to St. Anne’s-Belfield parents about issues of teenage drug and alcohol use, abuse, and prevention, and led a Q&A session following his talk. Mr. Ryan is nationally recognized... (Continue reading)

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