The 4th/5th grade math classes went on a very interesting field trip to Bee Johnson’s garage, just down the road from North Branch. The class learned about torque, centripetal force, friction and speed. All photos are by Stephanie Gross, thanks for the great shots! And thank you, Bee, for the informative and unique field trip.
Jon’s Senior class opened the morning with the biennial Mayan Market. Every other year, Seniors study the Mayans and their culture. They spent several weeks learning about the Mayans and how they lived, their gods, beliefs and foods. They each picked a god to study and came to the market in costume. They also prepared […]
Here are a few pictures of things that have been going on at school and in the woods. At school today, the students and teachers are busy chopping vegetables for next Tuesday’s Thanksgiving soup.
On Halloween, the Seniors went on a wonderful field trip to McCormick Observatory. We really appreciated Professor Ed Murphy’s expertise and ability to answer every question posed to him. My son told me on the way home, “I kept thinking he wouldn’t know the answer to something, but he knew about everything!” Some of the […]
On Wednesday, the Seniors (5th-6th) went to the Fralin Art Museum in Charlottesville to look at several exhibits. They each chose a piece of art that inspired them and took notes on it. They will turn those notes into a finished story or poem that will be entered in the annual Writer’s Eye Competition. The […]