The fourth grade class travelled to San Francisco’s Symphony Hall yesterday for a memorable music field trip. Students explored the stage, learned what it is like to be a professional musician, and even had a Q&A and dance session with San Francisco Symphony Resident Composer and Youth Orchestra Director Christian Reif.
Empty seats were hard to find this morning, as second graders performed their class play, ‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,’ for an enthusiastic crowd of parents and teachers. In preparation for this year’s production, students learned about the technique of ‘blocking,’ which refers to actors’ movements and body positions on…
Jigsaws, Rubik’s Cubes, Crosswords, Sudokus! Middle School students celebrated National Puzzle Day yesterday afternoon by putting on their thinking caps and solving various games and puzzles with the help of classmates and teachers.
Preparations have begun for this year’s Middle School Musical, The Little Mermaid! Earlier this week hopeful actors and actresses practiced lines from the play before an afternoon of auditions in the Drama Room.
During our recent Dive In and Discover Week, Lower School students in the ‘How Can I Help?’ group sat down for a Skype conversation with the founders of the non-profit One Less Straw. The organization’s goal is to spread awareness about plastic waste and promote the use of reusable straws to help reduce consumption. Inspired…
Seventh grade students in the Research and Design class participated in a tasty lesson yesterday afternoon. The class learned about design innovation and improvement by studying and using cheese graters from various decades. After discussing which grater designs worked best and why, the students made nachos!
This week is Dive In and Discover Week at Lower School. Students and teachers are participating in a week of experiential learning, field trips, cross grade connections, and interdisciplinary opportunities!
Kindergarten through fourth grade students performed to a standing room only crowd earlier this week, as they sang, drummed, and danced their way through the Lower School Winter Concert.
First graders are currently learning about how the postal system works by operating their own Keys School Post Office, sorting and delivering letters to both Lower and Middle School campus.
Keys Middle School students performed several musical arrangements to a standing room only audience last night, capping off the evening with a joyous rendition of “Lean on Me,” by Bill Withers.