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A Tubular 80th Day of School!

To celebrate the 80th day of school, Kindergarten faculty and students dressed in 80s themed attire! How totally tubular! “In Kindergarten, the 100th day of school is significant in their learning for a few reasons… by the 100th day, students have extended the counting sequence to this “number of days” in school, it marks the…

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NASA Virtual Field Trip: Ames Exploration Encounter

What does it take to explore beyond our planet? Last month, Ms. Zerga took our 5th and 6th Grade students on a NASA virtual field trip with the Ames Exploration Encounter to find out. This program allows students to learn about various physics concepts, aeronautics, past space missions, and the International Space Station, or ISS. …

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A Virtual Visit from the Mountain View Madrigals Choir

Every year in December, Keys School welcomes the Mountain View High School Madrigals Choir to perform. It’s safe to say this is a tradition our community looks forward to and loves.  As we know, 2020 has made keeping traditions challenging. Due to the pandemic and distance learning, we weren’t sure if they would be able…

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New 3D Printed Document Cameras Helping Our Students

Middle School Students and teachers received 3D printed document camera mirrors made and assembled by our very own Middle School Technology Integrationist, Steven Zeigler. Sharing ideas, art, and information over an online Zoom class are now clearer to see.   The doc-cams show the image of whatever you place on or over the keyboard of…

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How Argonaut Changed Middle School Students

Starting the school year remotely is a challenge. To help bring everyone together during the first two weeks, Middle School students set off on an adventure of self-discovery with help from Argonaut.  Argonaut is a live online program that brings together small groups of middle schoolers to uncover their strengths, explore their identity, and find…

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Kindergarten Nature Sculptures

Our kindergarteners have recently been learning about Andy Goldsworthy, a sculptor, photographer and environmentalist, in their art class. Inspired by Andy’s site-specific sculptures and land art, students collected natural materials from their surrounding outdoor spaces to create their own sculptures at home!

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First Day of School!

And so it begins! Check out these photos of some of our students excited for their first day of school!    

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Middle School Dive in and Discover Week

This week was Dive in and Discover week for our Middle School students! Students had the opportunity to dive deeply into an area of personal interest which they might not have normally had the chance to explore during the regular school curriculum. Ms. Dlesk, our Assistant Head of Middle School and Curriculum Coordinator, talks more…

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Enjoying the Great Indoors!

We love seeing the creative ways our teachers our bringing the feel of Keys School events to the homes of their students. This week our fourth-grade teachers have redesigned their annual outdoor education trip with students to be at-home friendly. If this inspires you to pitch a tent and enjoy the great indoors, here are…

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