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 […]
On September 24th, the middle school students staged a mock trial of Joan of Arc. Students prepared for weeks and played parts such as lawyers, royalty and townspeople who knew Joan. The 5th and 6th graders served as the jury. Here is a summary of the trial: In May of 1430, while holding off Burgundian […]
Here are a few pictures of today’s trial of Joan of Arc. She was found innocent. The adults in the audience were unanimous that she was not guilty of heresy and had only one guilty vote for treason. The Seniors were close to unanimous on both charges. I will post more pictures and a video […]