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Lower School Campus Buddy Time Begins

(More photos below) Our first lower school campus buddy time of the year was exciting. Students met their buddies, talked, drew pictures, and shared their hopes for their time together.

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Second Graders Building Boats to Float

(Photos below) In Science class with Ms. Tucker, our 2nd graders designed and built boats to float and tested them outside in water containers. Students wrote observations and made drawings in their notebooks on what they discovered.

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Middle school art classes are in full swing

Visual art in middle school is alive with variety and color. Students create everything from self-portraits to caricatures, abstract art and practice painting using warm and cool colors. All students at Keys School take art classes from Kindergarten through 8th grade.

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Animal Portrait Photographer Visits Lower School

Our lower school art teacher, Julien Tomasello, shared the beautiful animal portrait photography of Vince Musi. Mr. Musi visited Keys and gave an engaging artist talk to 3rd graders on photography and his new book “The Year of the Dogs.” You can see more of Musi’s work on his website: https://vincentjmusi.com/

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Happy Mid-Autumn and Mooncake Festival!

Middle school Mandarin students made mooncakes by hand with Ms. Cui to celebrate the holiday. In China, people start preparing for the Mid-Autumn Festival one week in advance. Before the festival day, people visit their hometown to reunite with family. On the day, all family members eat mooncakes under the bright moonlight. Parents buy or…

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Experimenting With Density in Science

7th-grade students are learning that density is the amount of mass in a given volume. They applied this knowledge in Ms. Spaeth’s Science class by pouring liquids of different colors and densities together in test tubes and noting what they observed.  

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Why Are 8th Grade Students Stacking Cups?

In Math class, 8th graders used linear relationships to determine the exact number of cups it would take to reach Mr. Ranney’s height. They had to work together in organized groups to get their answers.

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Houses Compete at Middle School

(Photos below) Middle school students joined different groups, called houses on Friday, named after the elements with colors given for each. They competed in fun games together, like bowling and dropping a tennis ball from the second floor into containers for points. Students and teachers will continue competing in challenges throughout the school year with…

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Welcome Back to School

We’re back! The 2021-2022 school year is underway. Full of smiles we could see, even under our masks, spending time with friends, outdoor learning, and just being together again feels fulfilling.  

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