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Inspiring Lifelong Readers

Familiar Childhood Reflections and a Crucial Balance Needed in Schools. “If the greatest predictor of academic success is reading volume, it is not enough to assign mountains of classics and hope that our students actually read them. We also must give children intrinsic motivation to read.”

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Wisdom and Reflections from Student Athletes

Captains of this year’s varsity basketball teams. Leaders among their peers. Examples of our core values both on and off the court. Liam and Ava, Class of 2018, have performed phenomenally in athletics this year. In honor of their accomplishments, we asked them to reflect on Congressional athletics and share wisdom with future student athletes.

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Think Before You Throw

Through Service Learning at Congressional School, students take a proactive interest in community concerns, applying what they have learned in school to real community needs. This year 4th grade students have been focusing on recycling.

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Digital Technology Unplugged

Students in kindergarten through 8th grade are learning the concepts and foundations of coding, robotics, engineering and design. To prepare our youngest learners for the more complex lessons in coding and robotics, Ross Mulry, our Librarian and Technology Integration Specialist, unplugs the students from technology and goes offline with some valuable hands-on lessons.

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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”.

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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.

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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.

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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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