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Peace March

Heritage House students marched for peace and friendship today in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. They handed out peaceful sayings while marching through the schoolhouse with decorated signs. They have been learning about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the March on Washington. The March for Peace and Friendship was a wonderful way to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King.
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Planting amaryllis bulbs

Grades 3/4 started planting their amaryllis bulbs in pots for their entries in the upcoming Philadelphia Flower Show. They first watched a video for an introduction about planting. Guided by Tr. Dee, a seasoned flower show exhibitor, they will continue to care for the plants and soon enter them into Philadelphia Flower Show competition.
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Preschool friends story

Today, preschool friends read “The Mitten” by Jan Brett and learned about new animals, including badgers. They discovered differences between animals and humans. Animals certainly are friendly, but did you know an animal’s mouth is sometimes called a muzzle? Students also worked on their counting skills, counting the number of places to put their fingers in both a mitten and a glove!
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Carousel Connections Friends

Some of our Carousel Connections friends helped file books in the library today. They also treated each faculty member to a homemade bag of trail mix. Carousel Connections volunteers can be seen around campus on most days. We appreciate the help they provide on an assortment of projects around the school and enjoy getting to know each of them as individuals.
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Kinderartists

Kinderartists have started a project in the art studio inspired by French artist, Henri Rousseau! Students looked at his painting, "Surprise" which shows a dream-like image of a tiger in the jungle during a rainstorm. The tiger looks like it is ready to pounce! Henri Rousseau painted faraway jungles, but really he just looked at plants from the local botanical gardens. Students created beautiful tiger drawings filled with lush plants like Rousseau did in his work. Soon they will be painting their images!
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Nursery school's curiosity

Wondering where Tr. Lisa works, nursery school students decided to take a trip to the schoolhouse to find out. They found the admission office and climbed up on the sofa and chairs with two books in hand. They enjoyed listening to Tr. Lisa read "Corduroy" and "A Pocket for Corduroy." (For those familiar with Corduroy, there is a name connection which led the kids to choose the Corduroy books.) You never know where nursery school's curiosity will lead them.
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Basketball Game

It was a tough basketball game vs United Friends School yesterday. Despite an 8-38 loss, all team members showed great effort, teamwork, and grit. Come out and cheer on the team at the next home game vs. Stratford Friends on Friday, January 11, 2019.
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