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.
Our participation in Computer Science Education Week continued today, as Middle School students engaged in ‘Hour of Code’ activities by building their own digital Minecraft worlds and composing music using a computer programming language. Lower School classrooms continued their week of welcoming visiting engineering professionals to speak about their inspiring work in the technology industry.
Kindergarteners welcomed two special visitors to class this morning as part of Computer Science Education Week and the upcoming Hour of Code event at Keys. The guests discussed their software engineering work at Google and Airbnb, introducing students to new concepts, such as machine learning!
The Keys’ Rock Climbing wall has been a fixture in the Middle School gym since its donation as a Class Gift by the Class of 2015. During Opening Assembly earlier this week, members of the Student Council celebrated the space by thanking their former classmates.
The fourth grade class visited the Monterey Bay Aquarium yesterday, where they learned about our connection to the ocean and explored the aquarium’s interactive exhibits and programs.
Sixth grade students brought their Science labs outside this morning, as they used magnets and plastic rods to determine how static electricity can affect water.
The Halloween spirit was overflowing last week, as the entire Keys community gathered for the annual all school Halloween Parade. In addition to Lower School and Middle School musical performances, students, faculty, and staff marched through campus adorned in their spookiest fall attire, as parents snapped photos and cheered them on with high-fives.
Keys students, faculty, and staff participated in a D.E.A.R. Day (Drop Everything And Read) last week, in which a thirty minute window of time was dedicated to reading independently at a quiet and reflective area of the Middle School campus.