…1st grade boys traveled to the Peace Valley Nature Center to learn about how the Lenape lived in the 1600s. There is much to be learned from the Native Americans. The boys searched for medicinal plants, played games, followed trail signs, visited a replica of a wigwam, and experienced some of the skills used by the Lenape. They also had quiet time in the woods in which to observe the nature that surrounds us.
…2nd grade boys manage the collection and delivery of hundreds of canned goods to the Germantown Crisis Ministry each year.
…3rd grade boys, under the guidance of our dedicated new media specialist, connected with a 3rd grade class from the island of Tenerife and exchanged videos of their schools and communities.
…4th grade boys researched items to make, market, and sell at their annual Market Day. The event was attended by students from both campuses, parents, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia staff, and faculty members. They raised $689.21 to donate to CHOP.
...5th grade boys collaborated with other classes to plan, prepare, and emcee our “Jersey Stripe Day Celebration.” The 5th graders wrote the intros for each class act and designed and produced the T-shirts worn by the entire Lower School for the production.
...5th grade boys raised trout that were released into the Wissahickon under the guidance of the Science Department as part of the “Trout In the Classroom” program.