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Grade School Cheese Making


+-*The 2nd & 3rd grades classes were blessed to have Letitia (Ulie and Oscar’s mom) come to their class and share with them the process of making cheese. The kids enjoyed getting gloves on and squeezing and playing with the mixture and then adding salt. Our community sends out a huge thank you to Letitia […]

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Observations from Kindergarten


+-*“Ms. Olga, what’s the day today?” –Most often this is a first question of a day – “It’s a rice day today,” can be my answer. The first children to arrive fold towels dried on the rack from the day before and get them ready for others. It is an early birds privilege. After that […]

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St. Nicholas Brings Joy and Wonder


+-*This morning the children welcomed a very special visitor into their classrooms. After a long but smooth journey, St. Nicholas arrived from Europe bearing magical stories from his golden book along with delicious oranges and golden walnuts to share with all the happy girls and boys. Thank you St. Nicholas for sprinkling joy and wonder […]

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Salsa Sales Donated to Sevina’s Family


+-*On Friday during class, the Second and Third Graders were working on cards to include in the care package being put together for Sevina’s family. (Sevina’s dad is in critical condition after suffering an aneurysm.) As we spoke about other items to include in the package, one of the children proposed that “we give our […]

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Lazure Workshop


+-*Pam Whitman from California held a two-day Lazure Workshop at our new school to instruct NSWS volunteers on the art of lazuring. It was an informative and productive weekend. Lazuring has been completed in two early childhood rooms. Thank you to all who could attend this enriching workshop. Special thanks to Patricia Fenkell for arranging […]

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Mother’s Day Tea


+-*The Mother’s Day Tea hosted by the 1st and 2nd graders was a loving expression from the children to their mothers. What a delight to see the mothers treated to tea and scones (that the children made)! The students also presented a short performance for their mothers, as well as welcoming them into the daily […]

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May Faire


+-*Our 11th Annual May Faire celebrated Spring and was a cheerful event for our school. We made special connections with vendors and people in our community and fun was had by all. Thank you to all of the families who contributed their time and efforts into making this event so rich. A special thank you […]

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Race to Nowhere – Wrap Up


+-*Last Friday’s showing and discussion of Race to Nowhere was riveting and engaging. The SOLD OUT event was a success and we would like to THANK the following for all your contributions and amazing talents. Warm thanks to: Panelists for enriching the discussion; Ilian Willwerth Keli Brown Dr. Melissa Burnham Dr. Margaret Ferrara Cheryl Erwin […]

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