Archive for the ‘Ninth Grade’ Category

Ni Hao! You are off to China in March!

November 23, 2016
你好!Ni Hao! Hello! I am pleased and excited to announce that you are traveling to China for the Four Point program. Mr. and Mrs. Whittington, Ms. Schreffler and myself are your teacher leaders, and you…Read More

Jambo! You are going to Tanzania!

November 22, 2016
Ha Jambo! (Hello, how are you?) Habari gani? (What is the news with you?) With these phrases of Swahili, I am pleased and excited to announce that you are traveling to Tanzania for the Four…Read More

Hola! You are going to Ecuador!

  Hola! I am pleased and excited to announce that you are traveling to Ecuador for the Four Point program. Mrs Barstow and Mr and Mrs Quinatoa are your teacher leaders, and you are in for…Read More

How to Build a Foundation with Design Thinking

September 15, 2016
Design Thinking White Board Brainstorming Rapid Design Thinking Challenge: Build a Foundation When you listen to students in between classes, you start to hear how they frame learning: “Did you do all the work last night?” “I think I did…Read More

China – in about a week.

March 3, 2016
I don’t know about you but I am realizing that my pile of items to pack for China is becoming bigger each day. When I come across a comfortable pair of socks, travel toothpaste, my…Read More

Wonderful weekend began with Gingerbread Houses

December 17, 2012
Friday evening the students enjoyed decorating ginger bread houses in the dining hall. The students have a large selection of decorating materials to eat and use on their houses. It was a wonderful time.Read More

4-pt- Are you a traveler or a tourist

December 5, 2012
Friday night at 6:30pm will be the first meeting for the 4 pt trip. Now that each student knows where he/she is going, it is time to talk about the expectations for the trip. The…Read More

Exam Week Begins today

November 15, 2012
The first day of the trimester exams. Good luck to the ninth graders as they take dot 1 and dot 2 exams. I am confident you will perform well. Especially, since Marcello, the headmaster of…Read More
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