Author Archive - denise manning


March 7, 2013
The artists have arrived and the kids are all engaged and imagining/learning/doing/creating/enjoying.  We have seven individuals (experts from out-of-town) who will spend the next several days doing great things with our kids. They are: Susan…Read More

Good times with friends

  On Tuesday, the students spent the day together doing fun things that most people like to do.  After a much deserved sleep-in and a lovely brunch, we started with a rousing game of broomball…Read More

Busy and Productive!

March 6, 2013
Although the sophomores were split into four different groups on Monday, that did not stop them from being focused and hardworking when tackling each of the community service projects planned. One group of fourteen students…Read More

Drumming with Peyton Sensei

March 4, 2013
Sunday, March 3, 2013 Taiko Drummer Stuart Peyton joined the sophomores today to teach a crash course in Taiko Drumming.  The students learned Japanese words, learned some history and mastered many basic drumming techniques. The…Read More

On the Road to Find Out

March 3, 2013
Last night, Sophomore Four Point began.  Kasmira won the Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament and everyone enjoyed the film. This morning, before the sophomores were scheduled for brunch, I slipped over to the field house for…Read More

The Schedule

March 2, 2013
Sophomore Four Point will officially begin at 6:30 pm tonight in McLaughlin Science Center Auditorium.  We are so excited to begin!  Below is a link to the schedule for the week as well as the…Read More

Another Challenge!

February 25, 2012
Friday, February 24, 2012   Today we started our second workshops.  It can be tricky to switch gears after a busy week filled with opportunities, but everyone seemed pleased about trying something new and different.…Read More

Another Amazing Day!

February 24, 2012
Thursday, February 23, 2012   Today, everyone finished up their first workshop.  Everyone was engaged, happy and busy.  Below are a few pictures from the day that tell the tale much better than I.  …Read More

Let the Creative Juices Flow!

February 23, 2012
Wednesday, February 22, 2012   What a day!  All seven workshops are off to a promising start.  Here’s a reminder of the talent we have on campus to help us explore our hidden talents:  …Read More