Dive in and Discover: Courageous Campers

Do you remember roasting marshmallows over a campfire as child? Or collecting snails from the backyard? Or even building a make-shift tent in your living room out of a spare sheet and some couch pillows? Our “Courageous Campers” group will spend Dive in and Discover week immersed in nature. Students began their journey on a…

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Dive in and Discover: Honoring Curiosity in a Hurried World

Mission Statement: “Keys School challenges students to develop a keen intellect and a generous spirit, to advocate for themselves and others, and to honor curiosity and reflection in an increasingly hurried world.” Years ago, in the spirit of our mission statement, Keys School would dedicate time during the year to explore topics beyond their daily…

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Mi Burrito Sabanero!

Fifth grade students brought the holiday spirit to the whole campus today, singing carols in Spanish that they have been practicing in Spanish class. Students, faculty, and staff were filled with joy hearing students perform “Mi Burrito Sabanero”. What a wonderful way to end the year before winter break!

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Hour of Code

The Hour of Code campaign was initially started as a way to demystify “code” and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. Hour of Code has now become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science as a part of Computer Science Education Week. This week Mayrin Bunyagidj, Keys Lower School Technology Integrationist, designed…

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It’s Electric

Sixth grade students, by integrating lessons about coding with their study unit on circuits, were able to design and build their own games in science class.    

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Signed, Sealed, and Delivered

The Keys Post Office is officially open for business! Today first grade students collected, counted, stamped, and sorted the first batch of incoming mail…close to 150 letters!

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Houston, We Have Lift Off

3rd grade students have recently been learning all about the four forces of flight, gravity, lift, thrust, and drag, in science class. To put their study unit on thrust into practice, Lower School Science Teacher Maresa Tucker taught her students how to build bottle rockets out of recycled materials. Today the 3rd grade class became…

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Delivery!

In connection with their letter-writing unit, first grade students have been learning all about the Post Office. Soon the first grade class will open their very own Keys School Post Office. To prepare for opening day, students have been hard at work writing letters and planning mail routes. Today first grade utilized materials from Keys…

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Hello December!

First grade students kicked off the month by designing and constructing unique penguins today in art class.

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#GivingTuesday

Happy Giving Tuesday! Almost seven years ago, the Belfer Center for Innovation and Social Impact in New York City started this movement to bring communities together around one purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving. Today Keys School honors #GivingTuesday by giving sweet treats to our community as a thank you to all those who have…

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