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Our Butterfly and Ruby-throated Hummingbird Garden

Our Butterfly and Ruby-throated Hummingbird Garden

Our butterfly and hummingbird garden provides such a peaceful, welcoming, cozy spot to observe and support wildlife.  Awe and wonder are definitely alive in all who sit quietly and observe.  A question as simple as "What kind of animal is that?" often begins a child's...

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2016 Graduation Trip to Alabama and Tennessee

2016 Graduation Trip to Alabama and Tennessee

For the 2016 8th year graduation trip, a gift from our school to our graduates, we headed to Birmingham, Selma, and Montgomery, Alabama and Memphis, Tennessee.  While our students and teachers have much knowledge about the struggles and challenges faced, visiting...

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Alabama’s Civil Rights Trail – Birmingham

Alabama’s Civil Rights Trail – Birmingham

We arrived in Birmingham on Sunday morning in time to attend the service at The 16th Street Baptist Church.  We were so graciously and warmly welcomed!  Our group represented many different religious and non-religious traditions, but all of us...

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Poems in Honor of Sweet Puppies

Poems in Honor of Sweet Puppies

NorthStar II  by Abigail  Long, soft tail, Big, wet nose, Large, brown eyes like starry skies, Big, floppy ears, and a love for toys! Squeaky by Isabel She's a dog She likes to bite on her hot dog into the night Squeaky, Squeaky, Squeaky it goes Keeping Ms....

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Our Vegetable Garden

Our Vegetable Garden

How does our garden grow... Well, right now, it's pretty messy, wild, overgrown, perhaps even an eyesore.  It is definitely an eyesore.  We choose to be "lazy" gardeners and leave the plants standing at the end of harvest time to provide a habitat for...

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Moon Journals

Moon Journals

Our elementary students enjoyed a month-long, inquiry-based study of the moon.  They created moon journals and were encouraged to observe the moon each night, recording its changes along with their thoughts and ideas. The students brought their impressions of the...

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Timelines and History to Life!

Timelines and History to Life!

Our 5th and 6th years have embarked on a timeline creation project based on our history shelves.  The project began -- and continues -- with great discussions about how to define history, why and how people record history, and the importance of recognizing the missing...

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