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Thinking Green

Mrs. Yassine’s sixth grade Global Perspectives classes are winners of Project Green Schools’ 2018 Green Difference Award for their project entitled “Blueprint for a More Sustainable School”.

Inspiring Young Learners

First grade teacher, Michelle Fry, discovered her passion for teaching early in in life and has been inspiring young learners for nearly three decades.
Collage musical notes

Celebrating Unsung Heroes

During Black History Month, Congressional students came together to celebrate many unsung heroes who made significant contributions to the fields of math, science, literature, music, and art.
beauty and the beast cast

Stage Left, Stage Right

Children love school musicals. From the initial announcement of the production, to the auditions and rehearsals, to the night of the big performance, excitement runs high. 2017 marked our 20th musical performed in the Devers Gymnasium and we look forward to many more!
Penni Ross helping student

Meet Dr. Penni Ross

“Learning math helps develop problem-solving skills that can be widely applied in life. Math teaches reasoning, the ability to make sense of the world.” - Dr. Penni Ross
preschool counting

Learning From 0 to 10

Learning in preschool centers on organized, play-based activities that provide context for what the students are learning. When they make a connection to what they learn, it becomes meaningful to them.

CONGRESSIONAL SCHOOL BLOG

Welcome to Little Colts Academy

Now in its third year, Little Colts Academy was established by Tavis Laws, Congressional’s Director of Athletics and Physical Education, as a way to introduce younger students to intramural sports.
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Chincoteague Bay Field Study

7th graders venture out on an inspiring ecological study of a wildlife refuge.
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Some Thoughts on the Writing Process

As students move through the grades, there is growing emphasis on the writing process, and the volume and style of writing increase across the curriculum. In the following article, fifth and sixth grade English teacher, Cameron Yassine, outlines his own writing process, discussing how he perseveres through challenges and draws upon this experience to help students improve and grow as writers.
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