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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!
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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
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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.
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From Fulbright to Changemaker

Through a Fulbright Scholarship, Kate Fitzpatrick, Congressional's Middle School Art Teacher has become a changemaker, leveraging her passion for project-based learning in art and STEM to help underserved students around the world.
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Yes, I Can!

An Interview with Coach Laws, Director of Physical Education and Athletics: Physical education is an essential part of a well-rounded education. Beyond the obvious health benefits of exercise, physical education and participation on athletic teams offer students important life lessons that can help boost self-esteem and build can-do attitudes.
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Mathematics: A New Mindset

“Our curriculum is active, vibrant, and incorporates the best of modern thought,” says Andrea Weiss, Director of Innovation and Learning and Middle School Math teacher. “We live in a world of technology and technology is intrinsically mathematical, so it’s important that our students develop these skills.”

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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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