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Social justice project

As part of her eighth-grade social justice project, one of our students taught a lesson on poverty to fifth and sixth graders. Students learned about the concept of redlining and the systematic process of creating areas that are underserved. This led to meaningful sharing from the kids regarding the differences they notice in their own neighborhoods, as compared to others.
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Grade 1 Art Show Prep

In preparation for our Celebration of the Arts on April 25, grade 1 friends created personalized postcards to invite their family and friends to the show. Students are very excited to share their work with everyone and even gave a sneak preview of what to expect in their galleries!
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Small Acts, Big Impact!

Small Acts, Big Impact! Look around the school at the beautiful daffodils in bloom. They are the result of Small Acts, Big Impact from our partner group plantings this past fall. Working together made a big impact of color this spring.
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Middle School Poetry Workshop

Middle School celebrated #NationallPoetryMonth w/ a visit by @OlgaLivshin, an FSH parent, poet, writer, & translator. Olga transformed MS Eng classes into poetry workshops, encouraging students to see poetry as a means of engaging in the world we live in & the challenges we face.
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Pet Service Visit

Nora from The Seeing Eye organization brought in a very special friend to Tr. Tippi's 3/4 Service Club today - Sargeant, a 16-week old puppy in training! 3/4 Service Club members are very interested in how people and animals can help one another. Nora spoke to the group about her act of service raising a puppy for someone else's use as well as sharing how animals can promote kindness and curb bias. As a future service dog, Sargeant is getting used to going with Nora everywhere including restaurants, grocery stores, airports, and schools.
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Let Grow Project

We are so proud of our students for taking part in the Let Grow Project. Friends gathered in partner groups today to share their achievements. Projects ranged from "getting dressed by myself" and "using the stove to cook for the first time" to "riding a bike myself" and "walking alone". It was evident that the students felt proud of themselves. Each accomplishment was documented on a green leaf. Our Let Grow Tree will sprout in the School House between now and the Celebration of the Arts. We can't wait to share all of our students' proud moments!
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Feliz Cumpleaños Tr. Marita!

Nursery school friends surprised Tr. Marita with a birthday party this morning! They baked, frosted, and decorated cupcakes together. Students presented her with a homemade cake and cards, then learned to sing happy birthday in Spanish. Feliz Cumpleaños Tr. Marita!
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