coding

Guest Speakers Discuss Coding at Lower School

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!

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Inventors

Second Grade Inventors

Utilizing their communication skills, creativity, and problem-solving, second grade students recently kicked off their ‘Inventor’s Unit’ by interviewing Keys School community members on what challenges they face on a day-to-day basis. Soon, they will determine the most common problem and will discuss how an invention they can construct might be able to meet the needs…

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Dot Day

Lower School Students Send Help and Hope to Hurricane Victims

In honor of this week’s International Dot Day, a worldwide celebration of creativity, collaboration, and community service, students in K-4 participated in activities to help make their mark as agents of positive change, by creating items for children affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. From no-sew blankets and colorful brackets to school supplies and creative cards,…

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Science Fair

Keys Holds Successful Science and Engineering Fair

The Lower School campus was buzzing with activity last week, as second, third, and fourth graders displayed an array of interactive and innovative projects and demonstrations during the annual Lower School Science and Engineering Fair.

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Elkus Ranch

First Graders Explore Elkus Ranch Environmental Education Center

Earlier this week, students in first grade travelled to Half Moon Bay for a day-long field trip at the Elkus Ranch Environmental Education Center. In addition to exploring live stock, gardens, and acres of open space, students learned about how the food they eat is grown and processed, the necessity of safe food handling, and…

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