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27 04, 2015

Can Your School Do This?

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John and LaJuanda’s room has become intensely invested in an engineering-scaling-design project, entirely student-generated, and has become so complex that students have created committees. First names under a committee are the chairs. I am bursting with pride at their weeks-long dedication.

27 04, 2015

Can Your School Do This?

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Preprimary is raising real, live baby chicks. Adoring parents or curious scientists? Both!

27 04, 2015

Can Your School Do This?

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Grades 1-2 on a march for justice: clean water for all. They took signs and chants in Spanish around the school and then down the street.

23 04, 2015

CYSDT Can your school do this?

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Grades 3-4 made their own amplifiers based on their sound inquiry, then measured the decibel change!

23 04, 2015

CYSDT Can your school do this?

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Grades 3-4 made their own amplifiers based on their sound inquiry, then measured the decibel change!

23 04, 2015

CYSDT Can your school do this?

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5th & 6th graders researched their own math questions. 1st & 2nd graders asked questions…and gave feedback.

23 04, 2015

CYSDT Can your school do this?

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6th grader asked if different genres of music affected word choice in Mad Libs. Fascinating results for an authentic question with implications for future research.

 

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23 04, 2015

Can your school do this?

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5th grader asked his own survey question and discovered that opinions aren’t always supported by evidence. Can we get him on a news channel to unpack his findings?

23 04, 2015

Face Time with Ari

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That’facetime_ari bonnies right, incoming Head of School, Ari Frede wants to get to know you! Don’t worry, you don’t need your phone for this kind of face time! He’s going to be hanging around our halls everyday next week to meet you after drop-off!  Want to know about his thoughts on STEM? His plans for next year? His favorite color? Just ask! Swing by for some good old fashioned face time with Ancona’s incoming Head, Ari, and bring your questions!

23 04, 2015

Show Your Ancona Spirit – Volunteer Today!

By | April 23rd, 2015|Parent News|0 Comments

VOLUNTEER CALL.WEBfw

The entire community is invited to show up for Ancona! Do you like photography? Scrapbooking? How about meeting new Ancona families? Well we’ve got a volunteer role with your name on it! We’re looking for….

  •   Friendly faces to greet guests
  •   Bakers (or bakery shoppers!) to bring treats to Grandparents’ Day
  •   Artistic types to help children create works in Bonnie’s honor
  •   A calligrapher
  •   A creative eye to help curate a slideshow of photos and quotes honoring Bonnie
  •   Outgoing types to help sell tickets
  •   Organization gurus to help manage a zillion spreadsheets
  •   And pretty much anything else!

Just do it! Sign up and be a part of what makes Ancona so remarkable.

I’d like to volunteer for Grandparents’ Day – http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d45aaad2aabfb6-grandparents

I’d like to volunteer for Bonnie’s Legacy Weekend – www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F0A4FA8A622A2F85-bonnies/

I’d like to volunteer for Book Fair – http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d45aaad28abf94-spring