Here is a look at one more of the electives offered this fall, Music with Jen. As Jen Tal explains, she didn’t know exactly how it would take shape, but students would be able to express themselves musically, get comfortable singing with a group and in front of a group. Here they are performing an […]
Is it a noun, a verb, or an onomatopoeia? Maybe all of the above. Katrien’s percussion class made good use of the boomwhackers — lightweight, hollow, color-coded, plastic tubes that are tuned to musical pitches by length. Enjoy “Eye of the Tiger.”
This week we take another look at one of the North Branch electives: K’Nex. This class has some Juniors from Wednesday group regularly join in the fun as well. Like origami, this class involves having a vision, follow through, math, and sometimes, teamwork. One thing is for certain, there is a lot of motion around […]
Every Wednesday, Seniors and Middle Schoolers get to do something a little different during their afternoon — electives. This fall the options are Archery, K’Nex, Yearbook, Vocal Music, Percussion/Stick Dance, and Modular Origami. I joined Michael’s origami class on Wednesday to take a look at cubes, phase 1 of octahedrons, and the intersection of art […]
The last assembly of this school year was held on Friday. Many things were shared: the Juniors played several recorder pieces, the Junk Fashion elective showed off their outfits, Oscar’s recycled art talked about their creations and Chorus sang a song. There is also some spectacular student art displayed in the Big Room.