This post is catching you up from some great recent news: the 4th and 5th grade music concert. This post is written by An, Alicia and Colin. Enjoy! On January 20th, 2015, it was the grade four performance. We sang three songs.The first one was Come Closer, a song only the girls sang. The second one […]
Students put together their winter holiday slideshow. They were asked to write one-two sentences about their winter break. Here are their thoughts, un-edited. Their work.
Happy New Year! We’re back at school and fully charging ahead. As part of our unit, How We Express Ourselves, where we are looking at how the media influences thinking and behavior, our students are going to run campaigns. We’re starting to think about how they can use media to change the world, or at […]
As we head toward building campaigns to help change a small piece of the world, we watched this video on Malala Yousafzai’s acceptance of the Nobel Peace prize. We also discussed an article about her fight for girls’ education in Pakistan. She’s an amazing girl who has done so much already in her lifetime. How […]
Our current unit is all about the media and how it can influence thinking and behavior. Over the next few weeks, we will be thinking about how we can influence thinking and behavior, for the good, with our YIS community. We will be spending time finding issues that we feel passionate about and trying to […]