Team Mr. WindWide – Amory, Dylan, Izzy, Katie, and Townsend – and their teachers Jennifer and Maggie traveled to San Antonio, Texas, for the national KidWind Competition in mid-May. After three days of preparing, testing, taking part in challenges, and presenting to the judges, Team Mr. WindWide walked away with the Rookie of the Year […]
This week we highlight the generations of North Branch Middle Schoolers who, for 15 years, have energetically and enthusiastically volunteered with the Nelson County Pantry. Each month, in every season, they unload trucks, stock shelves, and bag groceries to help those in our community who need a hand.
Middle School students along with teachers, Katrien and Jennifer, visited Triple C Challenge Course last Friday, just outside of Charlottesville. They broke up into two large groups and then, depending on the challenge, sometimes broke down further into pairs. Each group learned to work as a team to solve physical challenges. For instance, the group had […]
On a rainy Friday, Karen, Stuart, and Charlotte accompanied the Juniors on their docent-led tours of UVA’s The Fralin Museum of Art. In preparation for the annual writing competition, students learned about several selected works of art from paintings and photographs to sculptures and etchings. They were encouraged to take notice of details, interpret visual information, […]
Here are some pictures of events and presentations from April and May: