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May 2022

When Covid shut us down in the spring of 2020, we were determined to simulate the beloved fifth grade camp experience somehow. With the help of an enthusiastic student committee, we planned a virtual campout with many Zoom boxes featuring fire pits, tents and s’mores! Students had a blast sharing camp songs, instrument performances, jokes, ghost stories and even pet tricks well into the evening! 

In 2021, the fifth grade team planned an awesome two-day camp experience on campus at Rossman. Students frolicked and bonded with team-building activities, skits, and games galore—soccer,...Read more

Time is a wonderful gift we can give to children. I often encourage parents to give their children the gift of time. Time together one on one. Time to learn something new. Time to be bored. Time to be a kid and escape the business of the schedule. 

We are all bound by time, and school is no exception to this rule. When teaching, time can easily become a dictator of the schedule. I only have time to do this, or I’m not sure if we have time to do that. Afterall, we only have about 1,100 hours in a school year to teach the kids everything we have planned. This is something I reflect on...Read more

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