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Environmental Art

Environmental Art

The 6th grade just finished doing a big linocut-printing project in art! Each student chose a letter of the alphabet and researched an environmental related topic they found, expanding on the work they were doing In science on recycling! From their research they...
Becoming Braver in Humanities

Becoming Braver in Humanities

In Humanities classes, students are starting up their new unit, “Becoming Braver.” In this unit students will examine how individuals change over time. To start, students will focus on the main character of their newest literature circle book at they track how this...
Walking Tour of West Philadelphia

Walking Tour of West Philadelphia

Today is the day!  Join us on our walking tour of West Philadelphia as we celebrate Bravery In The Neighborhood! In Humanities, students have been studying bravery from both a personal and historical perspective. We’ve looked at bravery within ourselves as...
75 Pounds of Bananas

75 Pounds of Bananas

  In STEM classes, students are exploring the question: what is a variable? On the math end we’re looking at variables in math equations and how we use order of operations to help us solve for these unknown values. On the science end, things are a...
The Water Cycle & Multiplication in STEM

The Water Cycle & Multiplication in STEM

What are the ways water moves and changes? STEM classes have been exploring this question for the last two weeks and are currently creating models that show how water changes and moves throughout the water cycle. Students are also developing their multiplicative...