May 11th Newsletter

Ana and Mary’s Newsletter May 11, 2018 “If you find yourself worrying, go outside, take three breaths, address a tree and quietly say, ‘Thank you.’ If you can’t find a tree, a dandelion will do… Nature is magic.” – Robert Bateman From the classroom Synthesis:  “the combining of often diverse conceptions into a coherent whole.”  … More May 11th Newsletter

May 4th Newsletter

Ana and Mary’s Newsletter May 4, 2018 “If you find yourself worrying, go outside, take three breaths, address a tree and quietly say, ‘Thank you.’ If you can’t find a tree, a dandelion will do… Nature is magic.” – Robert Bateman From the classroom:   This week we dug into the idea that authors choose … More May 4th Newsletter

April 27th Newsletter

Ana and Mary’s Newsletter April 27, 2018 Planting native species in our gardens and communities is increasingly important, because indigenous insects, birds and wildlife rely on them. Over thousands, and sometimes millions, of years they have co-evolved to live in local climate and soil conditions. David Suzuki From the classroom:   Thank you for supporting … More April 27th Newsletter

April 20th Newsletter

Ana and Mary’s Newsletter April 20, 2018 Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind. – Friedrich Nietzsche From the classroom:    Bees and Butterflies! In each of our respective advising groups, we have chosen one … More April 20th Newsletter

April 6th Newsletter

Ana and Mary’s Newsletter April 6, 2018 Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind. – Friedrich Nietzsche From the classroom:     We returned from Spring Break ready to dive into our study of the … More April 6th Newsletter

March 2nd Newsletter

Ana and Mary’s Newsletter March 2, 2018 “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”  ― Albert Einstein  From the classroom:     In LonPoPo, author and illustrator Ed Young retells the Chinese version of Little Red Riding … More March 2nd Newsletter