Grades 5-8

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Spring SKOLA Registration Now Open

Spring classes in the School’s after school enrichment program, SKOLA, will start the week of March 23, 2015. This session’s courses include: Computers with Mrs. Mathieson, Kindergarten and grade one Destination Imagination Instant Challenges with Ms. Carter, grades three and... (Continue reading)

Learning Village Fundraises for Kids for Kids

Learning Village Fundraises for Kids for Kids

The Learning Village K-8 joined its first Kids for Kids Fundraiser with Camp Holiday Trails (CHT), a local organization that provides a summer camp experience for children with special health needs. As in years past, the culmination of fundraising was... (Continue reading)

Sixth Grade Completes Narrative Film Project

Sixth Grade Completes Narrative Film Project

Throughout January sixth grade English students spent time under the tutelage of Mrs. Ripley and Mr. Mattise working on creating narrative films. They prepared for this project in the first trimester in their discussions of narratives, focusing particularly on event... (Continue reading)

Wearable Tech Club Launches

Wearable Tech Club Launches

Felt. Needles. Hot glue guns. Conductive thread. Coin batteries. LED lights. What may seem like disparate materials come together to merge high-tech with high-fashion in the Grades 5-8 Girls Wearable Tech Club meetings. Launched in January, the club is led... (Continue reading)

Russell Talks Creativity, Imagination

Russell Talks Creativity, Imagination

John Russell, grades K-3 art teacher and grades 7-8 visual arts teacher, recently spoke to a group of parents, faculty, and staff on the importance of encouraging creativity and imagination in everyday life. Beginning the session with a chance for... (Continue reading)

Beyond the Hour of Code

Beyond the Hour of Code

Guest post by Kim Wilkens, Co-Coordinator of Computer Science Initiatives The Hour of Code is a movement that began in 2013 with the ambitious goal of getting 10 million students coding for an hour during Computer Science Education Week in December. Why is getting... (Continue reading)

Residential Life Thanksgiving Dinner

Residential Life Thanksgiving Dinner

On November 20, the Residential Life program hosted a Thanksgiving dinner for the St. Anne’s-Belfield School community. Faculty and staff brought their family members to enjoy a meal of turkey and trimmings with the majority of the School’s 62 boarding... (Continue reading)

Eighth Grade Students Visit Upper School

Eighth Grade Students Visit Upper School

The Class of 2015 hosted current eighth grade students for a morning at the Greenway Rise campus. Seniors escorted the eighth grade students to a greeting by Head of the Upper School Chris Mazzola, followed by an Elements of Sound... (Continue reading)

School Celebrates Halloween Traditions

School Celebrates Halloween Traditions

Halloween celebrations across the School began with a morning Pre-School and Junior Kindergarten costume parade throughout the Learning Village, and the annual Farmer Lourie’s Pumpkin Patch complete with a reading of Plumply, Dumply Pumpkin to gathered students and families. This... (Continue reading)

K-8 SKOLA Program Begins

K-8 SKOLA Program Begins

The Learning Village’s after school enrichment program, SKOLA, kicked off this week with a wide range of classes for students in Kindergarten through eighth grade. This fall’s classes cover architecture, environmental action, outdoor adventures, coding and programming, dance, Mandarin and... (Continue reading)

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