It was hard to tell it was winter. With stretches of 70 degree days throughout December and January, the shapes of the winter trees reminded me that even without the cold or snow, my world was [...]
"How can we stand up instead of standing by when we see injustice?" That was the topic of February's all-school community meeting, hosted by the 4th grade classes. In the weeks leading up to the meeting, all [...]
SWS 4th grade teachers, Jordan Loftis and Caitie Meehan Jordan Loftis and Caitie Meehan are the new duo in charge of teaching the school’s forty 4th graders -- and first ever 4th grade [...]
Each student at SWS visited a museum in December to learn about monarch butterflies, but they didn't head to the Smithsonian. They went to the second grade hallway! Ms. Scofield's second grade class created its own [...]
Have you ever asked your child, "What do you worry about"? Ms. Bowman, our Elementary Atelierista, asked that question of her students, and the results are beautiful. > Read her blog post, What do children worry about?
"Twelve Goats Gruff" ... "Three Billy Goats Fluff" ... Learning to look closely at stories, exploring closely a single story, settings and dialogue, and performing for peers: That was all part of this year's Folktale Day [...]