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What an adventure this week has been. We are moving fast and adapting to our new experiences with grace and fortitude. On Monday and Tuesday, we were in the studio. Monday was a fairly normal day. We launched on COVID-19 focusing on the facts that were available at the time... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2020 at Our First Year
This week has been very interesting. The Quest this week has been called Natural Disaster! It has challenged the Eagles to cope with issues and find ways to work around them. The Eagles have done an excellent job working through all of the problems that we have encountered. This includes:... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2020 at Our First Year
This week has been incredibly fun! Last week the Eagles were challenged by Mr. TJ to beat him in an engineering contest and they were successful. This meant that they earned an extra session of adventure time for this week. We used it to explore the pyramid park (Bartlett Beach)... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2020 at Our First Year
We welcomed the Eagles back to the studio this week after their break! For this session will be doing multiple, mini Quests. Our first quest project is called Edison's Lab! This quest is focused on the scientific process and inquisition. We started by practicing our observational skills and then started... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2020 at Our First Year
We had the completion of our quest tournament on Monday. It has been a lot of fun during Chess Quest learning and playing along with the Eagles! We had a great launch on the Definition of Excellence and how it is a moving target, also how it surpasses the common... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2020 at Our First Year
This week for adventure we went on our pitch-a-field trip adventure to Fun Spot. In order to earn this field trip the Eagles had to write a persuasive essay that included how the trip would be educational. We will have this Essay to check out at our Exhibition at the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2020 at Our First Year
A week full of accomplishments! The Eagles have had stellar focus on their core skills over the last 5 days with what we think might be the most points earned in one week ever. They all showed how much they have become Eagles and can work to accomplish goals. We... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2020 at Our First Year
The week started with a lack of focus, then ended very strong with stellar focus and effort!! On Tuesday in music we learned a new song on the piano and practiced the same song on the ukulele and rhythm for it on the drums. During art, we continued working on... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2020 at Our First Year
What a week coming back from break! Our new overarching Question for Session 4 is: How will you tackle challenges? The Eagles have dove back into Core Skills and our quest for this session: Chess! Some Eagles can already play and others are learning fast. We are using and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2020 at Our First Year
It has been quite a whirlwind in our final week in the session. We want to start by thanking everyone who came to the Exhibition & Holiday Party and supported our Eagles. We also want to thank all those who supported our Eagles in numerous other ways we can't even... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2019 at Our First Year
We had an excellent week. This week at music we practiced our piano skills, as well as learning a new instrument, the recorder. We also spent some time working on rhythm skills individually with Ms. Karen. In art with Miss Sani we made holiday cards so look forward to seeing... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2019 at Our First Year
This week was the start of our Animation Quest! The Eagles were challenged with creating a story board and a flip book as they build up to making a stop-animation greeting card. During Writer's Workshop the Eagles worked on "Pitching a Field Trip" where, over the course of 3 weeks,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2019 at Our First Year
This week has been a flurry of activity! We worked hard on planning out our exhibition. We spent our quest time focusing on creating a valuable experience for our families that joined us. The eagles were excited to show all their work and really shined in getting ready. For specials... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2019 at Our First Year
This week in Writer's Workshop we published our poems! We look forward to sharing our poems with you at the exhibition. Most Eagles chose to do a free verse and the creativity flowed. We also had a nice discussion about whether or not music and songs are poetry. We would... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2019 at Our First Year
This week has been exciting and fun. For adventure we got the garden ready for winter by cutting down the raspberries, then we went to Bartlett Beach park and played on the tower there. The Eagles enjoyed playing a game of our own devising called pyramid tag. It was very... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2019 at Our First Year
We have had an eventful week. During music we worked on playing the harmonicas and also learned to play spooky music on the pianos. During Art, Ms. Sanni taught the Eagles how to do the square knot and to start making macrame. We went to a park on Lake Winnisquam... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2019 at Our First Year
We completed our cartography quest this week and will be going hiking to Guinea Pond in the Sandwich Wilderness. The Eagles earned this by completing a World Fact Book during quest time learning about different countries on all 6 populated continents (Antarctica does not have its own countries). Each day... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2019 at Our First Year
This week we explored Africa, South America, and Europe in our cartography quest. The Eagles continue to earn clues that will lead them to figuring out where the Adventure trip will be at the end of the quest (Oct. 25). At PE this week we played some very fun games.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2019 at Our First Year
It is the first week in our Second Session. This session we have 2 quests. One at the beginning and one in the second half. The first quest is all about maps, cartography, and geography. We have been creating maps and building information about the world surrounding us. This project... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2019 at Our First Year
The last week of our first session is coming to an end. We have had many great adventures along the way and have grown as a tribe and as individuals. This week saw the completion of our tree house project. The Eagles have been very excited about eating snack, lunch,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2019 at Our First Year
This week has been filled with adventure and exciting challenges for our Eagles. We began the process of building the tree house with a successful trip to Lowes for the materials. The Eagles had a list and found all the lumber and materials themselves and loaded it into the carts.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2019 at Our First Year
This week has been a whirl wind of activity with work on the tree house and core skills being our primary points of focus. We had a wonderful time this week with music and art on Tuesday and Thursday respectively. At music we learned more about the solfège syllables (Do,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2019 at Our First Year
We had quite the eventful week even though it was a short one. While focusing on core skills in the morning we began working on building our tree house play structure. So far we are in the planning stage, but next week we hope to start building! Thursday we started... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2019 at Our First Year
This week we began core skills. The group took to this like fish to water diving deeply and working hard. While we spent plenty of time on core skills we also spent time exploring Opechee Park, working on conflict resolution and respecting our peers, developing SMART goals, and learning about... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2019 at Our First Year
We have all both survived and enjoyed our first week! As with the start of any journey it has been filled with challenges alongside great successes! We had our first music class. The Eagles really enjoy their time with Miss Karen and her dog Buddy. She showed us around her... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2019 at Our First Year