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Service Learning: Students Work Shift at Food for Others Warehouse

A group of seventh grade students volunteered for a two-hour warehouse shift to package food for distribution for Service Learning.
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The Expression of Color

How would you describe a color to someone who has never seen nor can see color? 7th Grade English students asked themselves this question...
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Building Rollercoasters

What better way to understand Newton's Laws than by putting them into motion?
2nd grade experiment

Impromptu Science

Dried Indian Corn is often pulled out as a fall decoration, just like pumpkins and multi-colored leaves, but this year 2nd grade students found had a special interest in them that led to an intriguing experiment...
5th grade art

Art Multiplication

When Mrs. Brock, our middle school art teacher, saw one of the techniques that 5th grade is learning for multiplication, a light bulb went off, and her and Mrs. Gaal set off to combine forces.
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Pumpkin Math

With autumn upon us, classes across our Primary School program have been pulling in signs of fall into the curriculum, and Mrs. Turk's Kindergarten class has been no exception.

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You Are More Than What You See

This innovative 8th grade art project helped students look at themselves in a very different way.
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Up for Debate

CONGRESSIONAL SCHOOL BLOG Up for Debate Through Congressional’s Speech and Drama curriculum, middle school students engage in specialized training to refine critical public speaking skills that they will carry forward into high school, college, and their careers. While Congressional students practice public speaking skills at all age levels (even in the Early Childhood Program), the…
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The Power of Reading Aloud

Most parents understand the importance of reading to their children, but many parents might not realize the extent of the power that reading aloud brings to their child’s cognitive and literary development.
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