The Middle Schoolers enjoyed a celebration to mark the end of their Renaissance studies in Humanities. The Elizabethan banquet allowed them to use all the senses, as they experienced life as it would have been during the era. As Katrien said, they were “steeped in the ideas, flavors, sounds and textures of the time.” Each […]
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.
On Thursday, the middle school students staged a mock trial of Joan of Arc. Students prepared for weeks, researching and practicing their roles as lawyers, royalty, and townspeople who knew and interacted with Joan. Katrien coached the prosecution. Jennifer worked with the defense and volunteer judge, Paul Kosmas, kept the courtroom in order. Students had […]
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 […]
This year’s Middle School play was a spoof of the Dystopian Future YA fiction that has become so popular, and an actor’s dream come true: everyone had a death scene! The play seemed to be as much fun to be in as it was to watch. Bravo, Middle School!!! If you couldn’t make it, enjoy […]