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The Art of Zen

7th Grade By February 18, 2016 No Comments

The 7th grade has been studying ancient Japan. Many facts and features were learned about the government, military, religion, and arts. The students each created their own Zen garden to demonstrate their knowledge on the importance of nature and respect in the Japanese culture. Each garden was beautifully designed.


Life in Ancient Africa

7th Grade By November 19, 2015 No Comments

The 7th grade spent the last month studying the great civilizations of Africa. They learned about the Silk Road, trading, and the geography of the continent. To complete our study they completed 4 Worlds charts on Ghana and Mali with an essay and then designed dioramas reflecting trade and geography. Up next-creating their own civilizations!


Halloween Science

6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade By October 31, 2015 No Comments

Middle School students enjoyed combining science and Halloween during Thursday labs this week.  Students learned about  carbon dioxide and just how important this substance is in their  daily lives – through our use of fossil fuels.  Students got to “play” with frozen carbon dioxide…better known as dry ice. It is not “ice” at all because […]


Life Science Lab

7th Grade By October 25, 2015 No Comments

This past week our middle school students enjoyed their art classes with Ms. Spooner and our afternoon periods were a bit longer.  The longer period allowed the 7th graders to participate in a dissection lab.  We are studying light and how light interacts with our eyes and we were able to dissect a cow eyeball.  […]